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5 Best language schools in Switzerland (ranked based on student reviews)

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Key Facts about Switzerland

A combination of Italy, France and Germany! Start your day by visiting the finest churches this country offers, like the Cathedrals in Lausanne and Bern, and end your day in one of the top nightclubs or restaurants. One day you can just drink beer and eat sausages, while the next day you will enjoy a lovely pasta with a glass of Merlot. Don't forget the Swiss chocolate with unexpected flavors, because you will not find any better!

Population: 7,581,000

Time zone: GMT +2

Currency: CHF (1 CHF = 1.1133 USD)

Telephone country code: +41

Switzerland quality of life rating:

Rating: 4.8

4.8 (20 reviews by our former students)

Visa: Nationals from USA do not require a visa to study short term courses up to 90 days. Check visa requirements for nationals from other countries.

Largest cities in Switzerland:

  • 1. Zurich: 340,000
  • 2. Geneva: 185,000
  • 3. Basel: 165,000
  • 4. Bern: 120,000
  • 5. Lausanne: 115,000

universities: 36 (rankings of universities in Switzerland)

Cost of Living:
  • Big Mac price (Switzerland average):5.87 CHF (14% more expensive than in USA)
Mains electricity:
  • Plug Type C
  • Plug Type J
  • Residential voltage: 230 V
  • Frequency: 50 Hz

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    FAQ about schools in Switzerland

  • LSI - Language Studies International has received the best overall rating in Zurich.
  • LSI - Language Studies International, located in Kreuzstrasse 36, Seefeld, Zurich has been voted as the school with the best location in Switzerland.
  • International Language School was rated highest for quality of teaching.
  • 'Homestay' at LSI - Language Studies International is the best rated accommodation in Switzerland.
  • You can take courses for just 1 week. For significant progress opt for longer durations.
  • In Switzerland electricity is 230 Volt and 50 Hz. Plug type C, J.
  • Schools in Switzerland offer specific preparation courses for the following exams: Zertifikat Deutsch (ZD), Zentrale Mittelstufenprüfung (ZMP).
  • In Switzerland there are course packages where you can learn the following activities: German & Skiing, German & Tennis, German & Football, German & Adventure.
  • 582CHF for 2 weeks is the lowest price for a German course in Switzerland. The average cost of a language course in Switzerland is 285CHF per week.
  • Students rated the activity program at LSI - Language Studies International as the best.
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