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Dear GLSW Families and Students,

We are excited to offer our 3rd German Full Day Immersion Summer Camp this year at the Boy Scout Camp, 441 Route 9W, Alpine NJ.

In addition to German lessons, there are fun activities like swimming, rock climbing, etc.

Hours are 8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Before and after care is available.

Registrations are still being accepted.

You can pick either or both weeks being offered; July 15th and July 22th.  The weekly camp fee is $615 per camper.

Minimum age is 5.

Please complete the registration form and return it with $100 deposit.

Click the following link to obtain additional detail and the registration form.

Click here for details.

German Beginner and German Intermediate/Advanced

Dear GLSW Families and Students,

The German Language School Westwood offers two intensive language courses taught by Frau Antje Ballin (June 6 & 13) and Frau Judith Brauburger (June 20 & 27).

4 evenings, $125 per class.

Location: 159 2nd Street in Westwood.

Contact Christine Gehres or Irene Käefer, 201-825-9770

Click here for details.

We Are Moving

GLSW's Principal, Assistant Principal, and Board are happy to announce the Archdiocese of Newark has approved the lease agreement between Saint John's Academy and GLSW. Effective with the 2019/2020 school year, classes will be held at Saint John's Academy (SJA),460 Hillsdale Avenue, Hillsdale, NJ.  SJA is just a 5 minute drive (1.5 miles) northwest of Berkeley School.  Additional details to follow.

Registration for the 2019/2020 School Year Is Now Open 

A four installment payment plan is now available for the Student and Adult Classes.  Please refer to the Registration/Anmeldung tab for details.

Tutoring Now Available

Tutoring is now available for those who need that extra bit of help with homework assignments or would like additional instruction outside of the regularly scheduled classes. Please contact us to discuss your requirements and our rates:

Interested in teaching?

Mögen Sie Kinder? Do you speak German and have some teaching experience? We are looking for German teachers!

Help us teach our children the German language - send your resume to and we will contact you shortly.

Welcome to the German Language School of Westwood!

Welcome to the German Language School Westwood, located in Bergen County, New Jersey, just 13 miles from the George Washington Bridge. Our mission is to make learning German language and culture an enjoyable, rewarding experience for people of all ages and backgrounds.

Take a tour of our website, and then call us to arrange a visit!

We're a 54-year old non-profit school, serving more than 200 students and continuing to grow. Most of our classes are held on Saturdays, though some adult classes are offered on Thursday nights, too.

What makes us successful?

Our curriculum is progressive and tailored to the individual student. Many of our teachers are from Germany and hold degrees from German universities. Our teachers aim to make learning fun and interesting. We offer small classes for children, teens and adults. Our students have diverse cultural backgrounds, and we offer adult programs for beginners as well as intermediate and advanced students.

News of the German Language School Westwood

We need your help!

In order to keep our tuition to a minimum we are relying on Volunteers. Every Family that has Saturday classes is kindly expected to sign up for 2 volunteer slots a year i.e. Hall Monitors, Set-Up, Support and Clean-Up for special activities and others.

Click here to get to the Sign-up page - Please try to sign up for the upcoming Saturdays with priority to make sure that we are covered.

Thank you for your support!
The GLSW Board

German Language School Westwood

Welcome to our school!