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Registration for the 2019/2020 School Year

Children’s Classes: Saturday morning classes are held at Saint John's Academy, 460 Hillsdale Avenue, Hillsdale, NJ.
Adult Classes: Adult classes are held on Saturday mornings and and also on Wednesday and Thursday evenings.  Wednesday and Thursday evening classes are held at the Zion Lutheran Church Annex in Westwood.  Saturday morning classes are held at Saint John' Academy in Hillsdale. 

Please email for detail on the levels of classes offered each day. 

When registering for weekday evening classes, please note in the comments section of the registration page that you are registering for a weekday class. The school year consists of 30 weekly classes starting in September and running through May.

Please follow link on the Registration/Anmeldung tab for additional information and to register.


Our Location

Saturday classes are 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.


Google Maps Directions: Click Here

Tutoring Available

Tutoring is 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!