Learn to speak German like a local with the Berlitz Method. Our German courses in Vienna are designed to immerse you in the language, so you get real-world conversational skills that you can start using from day one. You can also customize your schedule to suit your needs and availability. With Berlitz, learning is as individual as you are.

Discover our language center in Vienna

Conveniently located on the Mariahilfer street, our language school in Vienna welcomes you from Monday to Friday (8am – 9.30pm) and on Saturday mornings (8am – 12.30pm) for your language courses.

Should you arrive earlier, you can enjoy the area which includes a variety of points of interest around, such as shopping, cafés, and restaurants.

In-person German classes in Vienna

Private classes

As a private student, you will get 100% of your instructor’s attention. This means that you get to design a lesson that suits your interests, your goals and meets your specific challenges.

Group classes

Learning in a group class is an excellent way to get conversational German quickly while making new friends. Fun, interactive and immersive, each lesson will build on the last to give you a strong set of language skills and a new group of friends.


Our intensive lessons are full-day deep dives into the German language. Designed around your specific goals, these intensive classes will get you fluent in German in as little as four weeks.

Online German classes

If the in-person option is not suitable for you, you can choose from our selection of online courses and learn German from anywhere.

Why learn German with Berlitz

Our Berlitz Method is the fastest, most effective way to learn German. Through immersion, you will learn the German language as well as the cultural nuance to speak naturally in real life work, travel and social situations.

Benefits of learning German 

  • German is the official language in Austria and often the first ice-breaker to start conversing with the locals
  • Explore new opportunities: German is the second most widely spoken language in Europe, which will open doors for you across the EU.
  • Work and business: an economic powerhouse, Germany has the largest economy in Europe. It has the fourth largest economy in the world, so learning German will provide career and job opportunities (particularly in the fields of science and technology).
  • Travel with ease: as a traveler, knowing German can help you navigate not only Austria or Germany, but other German-speaking countries like Belgium, Luxembourg, Switzerland, and Liechtenstein.
  • Related to the English language: the German language belongs to the same family tree as English, so as a native English speaker, German can be an easy language to master.

Frequently Asked Questions

Yes, we offer preparation courses for German exams and certifications such as preparation for the Austrian Language Diploma German (ÖSD). Our center on Graben is actually a recognized testing center for ÖSD tests.

Absolutely! If you’re busy during the day, you can still join us. Our language schools in Vienna are open in the evening so German classes can be held at this time of the day too.

Yes, Berlitz offers intensive classes, also called Total Immersion. It’s perfect if you want to learn German fast as this is the quickest and most efficient way to master a new language.

Find out more

Contact us today with your questions. We can work together to find the course that’s right for you – with no obligation on your part. Your Berlitz team will contact you shortly.