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2 Best language schools in Bern (ranked based on student reviews)

You are interested in learning German in Bern? We have researched all the details about the best German language schools in Bern for you so that you can easily compare prices, reviews, courses for adults and teenagers and special offers.

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Interested in language travel to other cities? Have a look at German language schools in other cities in Switzerland such as Geneva, Liddes, Schwarzsee, Verbier, Zurich or see our list of all schools in Switzerland. You may also want to consult options outside Switzerland for learning German.
Why Bern? The picture-perfect, Unesco World Heritage Old Town of Bern is the capital city of Switzerland and is built around the Aare River. It traces its origins back to the 12th century and its medieval architecture is found everywhere. With a population of almost 150,000 Bern is the fifth-most populous city The official language in Bern is German, but the most-spoken language is a Swiss German dialect called Bernese German.
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Key Facts about Bern

In the latest 2019 Mercer the quality of life in Bern was ranked 14 among 231 cities worldwide.

Population: 122,000

Time zone: +11h. (GMT +1)

Region: Bern, Bern-Mittelland District

Currency: CHF (1 CHF = 1.0809 USD)

Bern quality of life rating:

Rating: 5.0

5.0 (1 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.

Cost of Living:

* 100 = prices in New York

  • Student price index excluding rent:132* (32% more expensive than New York)
  • Student price index including rent:88* (12% cheaper than New York)
  • Price index food only:133* (33% more expensive than New York)
  • Big Mac price (Switzerland average):6.05 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 Bern

  • International Language School, located in Thunstrasse 8 has been voted as the school with the best location in Bern.
  • The student price index in Bern is 131.71. For details check the city's cost of living section.
  • Students rated Bern with 5.0 stars out of 5.
  • 582CHF for 2 weeks is the lowest price for a German course in Bern. The average cost of a language course in Bern is 0CHF per week.

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