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Willkommen in der Deutschen Sprachschule Naperville

...Where Language Is Fun

COVID-19 Safety Information:

Safety is our main concern!
The German Language School of Naperville is committed to the safety of all students, staff, and their families. To that end, everyone over the age of 2 years is required to wear a mask inside the building.

We will be keeping track of recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH), the DuPage County Health Department (DCHD) and Congregation Beth Shalom. We will let you know if we make any changes.

The German Language School of Naperville (GLSN) offers German classes for toddlers, children, adolescents, and adults of all ages with various skill levels.

Whether you are a beginner or an advanced student, a native German speaker or an individual not familiar with the German language at all but looking for a challenge, our team of dedicated and well-trained teachers is committed to provide an entertaining mix of language instruction and cultural experience.

We are located at:
Beth Shalom Synagogue, 772 5th Avenue, Naperville IL 60563 (Map).

The GLSN is a non-profit-organization.

2021-22 Registration now open!

The German Language School of Naperville will resume in-person classes starting Sep. 2021.

To enroll, please fill out our registration form and send it to director Anne Becker by email or printed out by postal mail. You can pay the tuition online by credit card using Paypal, or send a check to director Anne Becker.
Contact details can be found on the registration form and are mentioned below:

Anne Becker, Director
(630) 728-3823

About us

Here at the GLSN it is our goal to teach our students of all age groups the ability to effectively communicate in the German language —verbally and in writing, while providing a fun-loving environment in which the students experience, enjoy and appreciate German culture.

The GLSN offers the following language exams and certificates:

Besides learning about German culture in class as part of the curriculum, our students will participate in several cultural events during the school year:

The GLSN is a proud member of the following organizations:


"Stammtisch" is a German word for a 'regular get-together'. If you are interested in meeting other German speaking people in our community you are welcome to join the Stammtisch organized by our former director Angela Jöstlein. It takes place at 6 PM every last Thursday of the month. Stammtisch locations may vary, so please contact Angela at, or call 630-355-8279.

Support our school

If you would like to support our school, you are welcome to make a small donation by sending us a check (payable to German Language School of Naperville). It will be of great help and will surely be appreciated. Since we are a non-profit organization (501 c3), your contribution is also tax deductible.