German language courses in Lausanne

With Berlitz, you can learn to speak German in conversations with a natural flow, navigate complex social and professional situations with confidence and enjoy rapid progress in your language skills. By combining our innovative teaching method with the expertise of our native-fluent instructors, we will have you speaking German as soon as your very first lesson. Our classes focus on your individual goals and needs and can be tailored to fit your schedule. Discover the power of languages and learn German in Lausanne with Berlitz!

German courses for all levels

Whether you’re a complete beginner or a more experienced German learner, we will help you progress further! Berlitz Lausanne offers German classes from level 1 to 10 according to our proficiency level scale.

Learning German at Berlitz Lausanne

Discover our language center

Located in the heart of Lausanne’s city center, our Berlitz Language School is surrounded by historical landmarks such has the Palais de Rumine or the Lausanne Cathedral. Berlitz Lausanne is easily accessible via public transport: Riponne Maurice Béjart metro stop (line 2) is 100m from the school. If you plan to come by car, you can park at Parking Riponne (subject to a fee).

Why learn with Berlitz

The best way to learn a language is to practice it in a live setting. In our classes, you will acquire the skills needed to speak fluent German during conversations with your Berlitz-certified instructor. You will receive space and tools to practice your intuitive speaking skills during your language-learning journey. You can customize your German classes to your availability and goals, and choose whether you like learning in a group or private setting. Find the class that fits you the most and start learning German with Berlitz today.

Benefits of learning German

  • Not only is German the second most commonly used scientific language in the world, but it is also the mother language of many people living in Switzerland
  • If you want to work or study abroad in a German-speaking country, knowing the language is a must, which will make your day-to-day and professional life easier.
  • Having confident language skills and familiarity with the culture of German-speaking countries also means you can travel the world and connect with other people.
  • If you have a German-speaking family member or friend, knowing German can also make communication smoother and get you connected easily.

Online German classes

Do you want to take German language courses in Lausanne, but your busy lifestyle gets in the way of actually starting them? Berlitz offers high-quality online education for every level so that you can begin your language learning journey anytime, anywhere! Enjoy the variety of our one-on-one and small group classes from the comfort of your own home, workplace, or café, or experience learning German as an independent learner and mix your online classes with self-study sessions.

Frequently Asked Questions

Absolutely. We offer exam preparation courses for the most common German exams such as GOETHE, TELC or FIDE. Berlitz Lausanne is also a testing center for TELC and FIDE.

Our instructors use the proven Berlitz Method to teach German. This method is one of the most efficient ways to learn a language, as it is based on language immersion principles. It means that from the first lesson, you will hear and speak German.

With Berlitz Lausanne, you can learn both.

If you want to travel or learn German for professional purposes, then we'd recommend you learn standard German.

If your goal is to integrate better into our country, then you should learn Swiss German.

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