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With over 20 years experience in language education, Alpadia is a leading provider of courses in top European destinations.

Learning a language abroad allows for total immersion in the local culture and lifestyle of a foreign country. Without a doubt, this is the most effective method to progress and to ensure long-lasting knowledge of a foreign language. For over two decades, Alpadia Language Schools has been providing students from the world over, the opportunity to learn in complete language immersion. For teenagers to mature students, we know how to create an attractive and adapted learning environment that allows people to take full advantage of their experience. From dynamic and interactive teaching methods in the class to cultural and fun leisure activities outside the classroom, we offer a generous and varied programme that enables you to progress with confidence and ease.

Why Alpadia?

With professional teaching provided by qualified teachers; lively, dynamic and effective language courses, a range of carefully chosen accommodation options, exciting activities and personalised support, we offer you the best service so you will get the most out of your time with us.

Quality

  • Quality team members
  • Quality teaching
  • Quality destinations
  • Quality mix
  • Quality value
  • Quality certification
  • Quality accreditation

Choice

  • Choice of destinations
  • Choice of accommodation
  • Choice of courses and exams
  • Choice of leisure activities

Support

  • Support organising your stay
  • Support 24/7 during your stay
  • Support and supervision
Programmes taught in:
English
German
French
Italian

This school also offers:

Course

Alpadia Language Schools

With a range of destinations on offer, just select the experience you prefer. Want to be close to the beach? Then choose Portsmouth, England or for a more nature-rich bac ... [+]

English Summer Camps

Alpadia provides fantastic English language summer camps in Switzerland, England and Germany.

With a range of destinations on offer, just select the experience you prefer. Want to be close to the beach? Then choose Portsmouth, England or for a more nature-rich background, close to lake and mountains, choose Leysin, Zug, Keele or Ascona. For the ultimate summer, pick London-City and benefit from all the dynamic, exciting activities on offer there.

With morning classes every weekday, the focus is placed on the active exercise of the language allowing for rapid progress of communication skills. Combined with sports, activity-packed afternoons and entertaining evenings, you are sure to pick up the language fast and make new friends in the process!... [-]

Switzerland Montreux
February 2020
English
Full time
Part time
Campus
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Alpadia Language Schools

We offer a diverse range of French language courses in our year-round schools. From standard to intensive courses, from private lessons to exam preparation, Alpadia provi ... [+]

Learn French with Alpadia

We offer a diverse range of French language courses in our year-round schools. From standard to intensive courses, from private lessons to exam preparation, Alpadia provides solutions adapted to our students’ needs. We are an official examination centre for the TCF exam and are in close proximity to regional DELF/DALF exam locations.

Lyon, France

Our school is in the heart of the city’s cultural and festive life in Lyon’s centre. The beautiful 19th century building is located on the “Presqu’île” (peninsula), overlooking the Rhône and a short walk from the Saône.

Montreux, Switzerland

Our school in Montreux is on the main street on the edge of Lake Geneva. The beautiful promenade is surrounded by exotic plants, which help make this one of the most visited places in French-speaking Switzerland.... [-]

Switzerland Montreux
February 2020
French
Full time
Part time
Campus
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Alpadia Language Schools

We offer French courses in Paris and Biarritz in France, as well as in Montreux and Leysin in Switzerland. With quality courses every morning, our lessons focus on the ac ... [+]

French Summer Camps

We offer fun-packed solutions for young people looking to spend a summer learning French.

We offer French courses in Paris and Biarritz in France, as well as in Montreux and Leysin in Switzerland. With quality courses every morning, our lessons focus on the active practice of the language allowing for quick progress in communication skills. This is perfect when combined with sports, activity-packed afternoons and evenings!

Biarritz, France

Located 13 km south-east of Biarritz, our course centre is in the quaint Basque town of St. Pée-sur-Nivelle, close to the beach and the mountains.

Leysin-Juniors, Switzerland

Providing ideal conditions for a French language course for young learners, our “Le Central-Résidence” course centre is located a stone’s throw away from Leysin’s main train station.... [-]

Switzerland Montreux
February 2020
French
Full time
Part time
Campus
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Alpadia Language Schools

Our adult schools in Germany offer a diverse range of courses for learning German. Whether you are a complete beginner or looking to take an advanced level exam, we can h ... [+]

Learn German with Alpadia

Our adult schools in Germany offer a diverse range of courses for learning German. Whether you are a complete beginner or looking to take an advanced level exam, we can help you find the class that you need. Our Berlin and Freiburg schools are official examination centres for the TELC exam and Alpadia Berlin proposes Goethe exams that can be taken nearby.

Berlin, Germany

In the Schöneberg district, a stone’s throw from the main attractions of the capital, our language school offers students a unique opportunity to attend German classes in one of the most beautiful areas of the city.

Freiburg, Germany

Founded in 1972, our language school in Freiburg is established in an elegant neoclassical house located in the town centre. Here, you will find a stimulating, multicultural environment, conducive to learning German rapidly.... [-]

Switzerland Montreux
February 2020
German
Full time
Part time
Campus
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Alpadia Language Schools

Morning classes focus on communication, using interactive and dynamic techniques to get the students to actively participate and improve their skills. Combined with a ric ... [+]

German Summer Camps

Come and learn German in one of our summer camps in Switzerland or Germany.

Morning classes focus on communication, using interactive and dynamic techniques to get the students to actively participate and improve their skills. Combined with a rich selection of daily activities and weekly excursions, students get ample opportunity to practice the language both inside the classroom and out.

Berlin-Wannsee, Germany

Located in the quiet Grunewald district, just 30 minutes away from the centre of the German capital by public transport, our course centre looks directly onto Lake Wannsee.

Berlin-Werbellinsee, Germany

Ideally located on the banks of Lake Werbellinsee, our centre is surrounded by the forest, set in a vast protected estate of more than 100 hectares, where nature and lake prevail.... [-]

Switzerland Montreux
February 2020
German
Full time
Part time
Campus
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Alpadia Language Schools

With a programme of classes every morning and activities every afternoon, we encourage the active practice of the language both inside the classroom and out. The generous ... [+]

Italian Summer Camp

Alpadia offers a wonderful Italian language summer camp in the gorgeous lakeside town of Ascona in Switzerland.

With a programme of classes every morning and activities every afternoon, we encourage the active practice of the language both inside the classroom and out. The generous sports and creative entertainment we supply our camper ensure they live an enjoyable summer learning experience.

Ascona, Switzerland

Ideally situated only a stone’s throw away from the small streets of the old town and the quays lining the banks of Lake Maggiore, our Ascona course center is located in the magnificent Collegio Papio.

About Italian Italian is the language of the culinary arts, interior design, furniture design and fashion. Around 85 million people speak Italian worldwide and it is a native language in Italy, Switzerland, San Marino, Vatican City, Slovenia (Slovenian Istria) and in Croatia’s Istria County. Italian is an easy language to learn for an English or French native speaker. Italian is important for the study of subjects like history, music, art, business, economics, political science and literature. ... [-]
Switzerland Montreux
February 2020
Italian
Full time
Part time
Campus
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