Learn German at the Bellingua Language School


Bellingua is the leading language school in Zurich, specializing in German as a foreign language.

Bellingua students

Bellingua focuses its teaching on fast and motivated learners. 90% of our students have a higher degree (university level) and 75% are between 25 and 40 years old.

Class sizes

On average there are about 6 students per class, a maximum class size of 9 students is guaranteed in your contract.

Homogeneous groups

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.

The Bellingua Story - German language school for fast and motivated learners


Obtain a Goethe certificate

Thanks to expert teachers and effective tuition, we can guarantee that you will pass a Goethe or telc examination. This guarantee applies to anyone who successfully completes an appropriate course (with a grade of “satisfactory” or higher) and takes the exam within four months of the end of the course.

Assessment test

Every new student with existing knowledge of German goes through an extensive assessment. After discussing the test results with the new student the corresponding course and level is selected.

Variety of courses


For beginners, Bellingua runs regular intensive morning courses (five days a week, starting every three weeks), semi-intensive afternoon courses (two days a week, starting every six weeks), and semi-intensive evening courses (two days a week, starting every four weeks). Individual lessons can normally start within a week. Conversation training is also available. We offer courses at 12 different levels (A1 to C2).

Get to know us at no risk - money-back guarantee

Take the first week of your German course to get to know your teacher and your class. If we are not up to your expectations, you can terminate your course at the end of your first course week and get a full refund of the paid tuition fee.

Flexible course length

You are interested in a course that lasts 6 weeks? Or 34 weeks? You are free to choose the length of your German course.


Flexible contracts

Our contracts are cancellable thus ensuring both flexibility and motivated students. You can cancel your contract for any reason with only one week's notice to the end of a calendar week.

Central location in Zurich

The Bellingua German Language School is located on Zollstrasse, in the center of Zurich, right by the Hauptbahnhof.