Semi-intensive course (part-time)

The hybrid semi-intensive courses are flexible for everyday life and allow the students more time for revision between classes. We offer these two options:


  • Afternoon course (8 lessons per week)
  • Evening course (6 lessons per week)
Learning in homogeneous groups

Target audience

Fast-learning and motivated adults worldwide

Student profile

Education: 83% with university level (40% Bachelor, 43% Master, PhD or higher)
Age: 75% of participants are between 25 and 40 years old (median: 30 years)
Origin: 46% Europe, 16% Far East, 15% Latin America, 11% North America, 5% Middle East, 7% other

Group size

2 to 9 students

Days and times

Afternoon classes: Mon/Wed or Tue/Thu, 11.30 to 14.40 your time (Atlantic/Azores)
Corresponds to 13.30 to 16.40 Uhr CET (Zürich)

Evening classes: Mo/Wed or Tue/Thu, 16.00 to 18.10 your time (Atlantic/Azores)
Corresponds to 18.00 to 20.10 CET (Zurich) 

Lessons per week

Afternoon courses: 8 lessons of 40 minutes

Evening classes: 6 lessons of 40 minutes

If there are less than 4 students registered, our courses go into semi-private mode. The reduced times are listed in the terms and conditions. Lesson content and prices remain unchanged.

Additional effort

2 to 4 hours per week
(1 to 2 hours per course day for preparation and homework)

Course length

1 to 120 weeks (your choice)

Course location

Zurich or via video link (depending on your preference)

(06.12.21) In order to attend our courses on-site, a valid Covid certificate (G2, vaccination or recovery) is required (for students and the Bellingua staff), since we are teaching without masks and without safety distance.

Notice period

1 week to the end of a calendar week

Goethe certificate, course confirmation

Goethe or telc certificate examinations (B1, B2, C1) can be taken after completion of the corresponding level without further preparation. We guarantee that you will pass the examination.

The Bellingua course confirmation will be issued automatically after completing the course.

Money back guarantee

Valid during the first two weeks of the course.

If the student decides to cancel the course at the end of the second week, the course fees will be fully refunded.

Price, additional costs




1 – 4


5 – 8


9 – 12


13 – 19


20 – 29


30 –


The weekly price is determined on the basis of the total number of course weeks booked. For example, a course of 10 weeks costs CHF 1’550 (CHF 155 per week). A later booking of another 10 weeks will cost CHF 1’350 (CHF 135 per week), as a total of 20 weeks of course have now been booked.

In case of cancellation or course interruption the weekly price will be recalculated based on the effective course length. The processing fee is CHF 20.

Approx. CHF 45 per 10 modules (corresponds to 20 weeks semi-intensive course) Books can be purchased from us or simply via this link.

Other costs
There are no additional costs.

Goethe Certificates
Taking a certificate exam is voluntary, the fees vary depending on the certificate.