Private Instruction

Contact: Marianne Zwicker

We provide individual or group instruction at Deutsches Haus or at your business or educational institution. Student progress is monitored closely; certificates of attendance are available upon request.
All of our professional instructors are certified in German as a Foreign Language, native speakers, and highly qualified and experienced. Many have also received special training in areas such as business and legal German, translation and interpretation, art history, literature, and film.


Please visit our website to see our teachers and view their credentials.

Individualized Instruction at Deutsches Haus:
Deutsches Haus offers one-on-one classes tailored to fit a student's interests and schedule.
Individual Instruction  at Deutsches Haus: 60 min. $125

Deutsches Haus offers two discounts
25 hours at $115/60 min. if booked all at once
For continuing students: after the initial 10 hours the hourly rate is $115

Individualized Instruction at your location (travel fee outside Manhattan area):
$155/60 min.
$145/60 min. after 10 hrs
$145/60 min. for 25+ hrs

Group Courses:
Private instruction at Deutsches Haus is tailored to the needs of specific learner groups. We will create a program for your group that integrates specific content and communication skills and sets appropriate goals.
Prices for instruction at Deutsches Haus:

1 student  - 125$
2 students - 160$
3 students - 200$
4 students - 240$
5 students - 280$

For off-site instruction, corporate rates, or groups larger than 5 students please contact Marianne Zwicker for pricing.

Deutsches Haus Private Instruction Policy

  • The first agreement is sold only in a 10-hour block or more. Payment in full is due before the first meeting. 

  • Refunds will only be granted if you notify Marianne Zwicker or fax (212-995-4327) one day after the first class meeting.

  • Refunds will include tuition minus the fee for the first class meeting and a cancellation fee of $80. If you cancel before the first class meeting a cancellation fee of $80 will be charged.

  • There will be no refunds for reduction in class size once instruction begins.

  • If you need to reschedule a meeting you must inform your instructor 24 hours in advance. If your instructor is not informed in a timely manner or you are more than 30 minutes late, you will be charged for the scheduled class.

  • Unused hours expire 6 months after the last meeting and are nontransferable.