Attending a German study abroad program for several months, is the best way to get fluent in a language. You can stay for a term or a complete year abroad (Gap Year). This is a unique opportunity to really get to know another culture. You will make friends with native speakers and live the life of a local.
Events in ZurichBest time to take a language course in Zurich
24 Apr. 2017Long-standing tradition based in pagan lore, this festival marks the end of winter. The main event is the burning of an effigy of winter, the Böögg. This effigy is in the form of a large snowman fitted with explosives.
12 Aug. 2017One of the largest techno-parties in Europe parades along the shores of Lake Zurich every year, on the second Saturday in August. It is a demonstration for tolerance, love and freedom and draws crowds upwards of one million people.
09 Sep. 2017 - 11 Sep. 2017This traditional event dates back to the 17th century. It consists of a target shooting competition for teenagers and is held on the second weekend of September every year. There is also a funfair organised alongside the competition.