The Friendly & Efficient Language School

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We specialise in German courses for foreign speakers with university degrees.

We teach reading, listening, speaking and writing skills to fast adult learners, all in equal measure. Our professional teaching staff focus on accuracy and efficiency, providing dynamic and varied lessons.

If you would like to know more, please give us a no-obligation call or send us a message.


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Fast-learning course participants

The Bellingua Language School focuses its teaching on fast and motivated learners. 90% of our students have a university degree and 75% are between 25 and 40 years old.

Small, homogeneous groups

We provide German courses for small groups of up to nine students. The average class size is six.

Regular assessments guarantee homogeneous groups: a test is taken after each unit and students must achieve adequate test results in order to continue the course.

Detailed assessment test

Do you already know some German? Our free, in-depth assessment test gives us an accurate overview of your existing knowledge and helps us allocate you to the right teaching group.

Success guaranteed

We guarantee that you will pass a Goethe or telc examination.

New - Digital homework

As of 5 November 2018, we will be using the programme edulo to do homework. With interactive exercises and self-checks, this app enables you to both learn and work digitally. Learn more here

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No risk – our money-back guarantee

You can get to know us at absolutely no risk and decide for yourself whether we meet your expectations. Intensive courses can be cancelled at the end of the first week, and semi-intensive courses at the end of week 2.

If you wish to terminate the course, we will refund the full tuition fee.

Flexible course length

It is entirely up to you to choose the length of your course.

Flexible contracts

You can cancel at any time with a one week’s notice to the end of a calendar week. Cancellable contracts ensure both flexibility and motivated students.

If you cancel, the weekly price will be calculated on the basis of the actual course length. The same applies if you want to take a break during the course for any reason, such as holidays.


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Diverse range of courses

We offer teaching at the levels A1 to C1. (Level C2 only on request and with private lessons).

At Bellingua, intensive beginners’ courses are held in the morning (five days a week), while semi-intensive beginners’ courses take place in the afternoon and evening (two days a week), with new courses starting all the time. Private lessons can usually be started within a week. We also offer conversation training.

Teaching staff

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Our teachers all meet Bellingua’s high standards. Thanks to regular feedback from our students and the Bellingua management team, as well as internal training and discussion seminars, we are able to offer high-quality teaching at all times.

About us

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Successful learning in a pleasant environment

Bellingua offers you stylish, modern, air-conditioned facilities. All our students also enjoy access to a spacious lounge, where they can relax, chat, drink coffee or study.


Regular feedback

Would you recommend Bellingua?

We conduct surveys to evaluate the quality of our language school every three months. 

Here you can find the latest survey results.

Shared leisure activities

You learn German not only at our language school, but also during your free time. We regularly organize walks, events and apéritifs where you and your relatives and friends can participate.



Our language school is easy to reach by public transport. You can find us right next to the main railway station in Zurich, 70 metres from the Sihlquai exit.

Please feel free to call us or visit us in person. Our team looks forward to getting to know you personally.



Bellingua GmbH
Zollstrasse 20
8005 Zürich

Tel: +41 44 250 20 00
Fax: +41 44 250 20 07

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