Top Language Institutes in Karachi

Language Institutes

Have you ever thought of picking up a second language? Worry not, because we have listed the top language institutes in Karachi for you.

Being able to understand and communicate in more than one language is a valuable skill, whether you want to expand your business to a foreign country, travel to far-flung places, move to a different part of the world, look for educational opportunities, or simply learn something new. 

Every year, a range of courses are offered at language institutes all across Pakistan. These institutes cover all the popular languages of Pakistan. There are several top-ranking language schools in Karachi especially, which provide various courses for both beginners and advanced students.

Graana.com has compiled a list of the top language institutes in Karachi that you could check out if you are looking to expand your skill set.

 

List of Language Institutes in Karachi

The table below includes some of the best language Institutes in Karachi.

Sr. # Institute Name  Address Fee Contact Number
1 National University of Modern Languages ST-3, Block K, North Nazimabad PKR 15,000 per semester 021-36721027-9
2 Lingo School of Languages Gulshan-e-Iqbal; Gulistan-e-Jauhar;

Defence Housing Authority;

Shahrah-e-Faisal; Nazimabad

PKR 15,000 per course 021-4020401; 0336-2768018
3 Berlitz Language Center  Shahrah-e-Faisal;
Ext DHA;Gulshan-e-Iqbal;
North Nazimabad
Varies with each language and level 021-111-237-548; 021-34380075
4 Alliance Française de Karachi Plot/St-1, Kehkashan, Block 8, Clifton PKR 13,000 per session 021-35873402; 021-35862864
5 Goethe-Institute 2 Brunton Road, Civil Lines Starts from PKR 25,000 021-35661635
6 Pak China International Education System Bungalow No. B-22, Block 6, PECHS, Main Shahrah-e-Faisal Varies with each language and level 021-34380078; 0317-0333222

 

National University of Modern Languages

 

NUML logo

 

The National University of Modern Languages, commonly known as NUML, is one of the top universities in Islamabad that offers language classes.

It was founded in 1969. However, in May 2000, its status was changed from an institution to a university. NUML has campuses in all of Pakistan’s main cities, including Karachi, Lahore, Multan, Faisalabad, Hyderabad, Quetta, Gwadar, and Peshawar. The university’s main campus is situated in sector H-9, Islamabad.

Students can enrol in different language courses at the public university’s campus in Karachi, which is situated in the well-known neighbourhood of North Nazimabad. These courses are a great option for both students and working professionals because the majority of courses are for just one semester.

NUML also offers programs in communication, social sciences, management sciences, computer sciences, and other disciplines, in addition to courses and certifications in languages and linguistics.

Languages Courses Offered by NUML

Following are the language courses offered here.

  • English
  • Arabic
  • Chinese
  • Korean
  • German
  • French

Courses and Certifications

The National University of Modern Languages’ language department in Karachi primarily offers functional certificate courses.

Fee Structure

Starting from PKR 15,000 per semester (excluding admission and registration fee)

Timings

  • Monday – Wednesday: 8:30 AM to 8:00 PM 
  • Thursday and Friday: 8:30 AM to 8:00 PM 
  •  Saturday: 9:00 AM to 7:00 PM

Please note that the timings of the university might vary depending on each course.

Address

ST-3, Block K, North Nazimabad

Contact Number

 021-36721027-9

Lingo School of Languages

 

Lingo is one the top language schools

 

One of Karachi’s well-known language institutions, Lingo School of Languages offers a variety of courses in different languages. With several branches around the city, this institution also provides short language classes for the corporate sector, preparing professionals to interact with international clients.

Founded in 2007, this institute is particularly renowned in Karachi for its English language programs and certification. Moreover, young students can avail the option of taking classes separately.

Lingo School of Languages offers its students online instruction, translation, interpretation, and test preparation services.

In order to prepare for the necessary language examinations and improve your fluency, this language school is the best option if you are planning to shift to a foreign country for studies or employment opportunities.

This top language centre has campuses in Gulshan-e-Iqbal, Gulistan-e-Jauhar, Nazimabad, DHA, and Shahrah-e-Faisal, making it easily accessible.

Languages Courses Offered by Lingo School of Languages

Following are the languages courses taught at the school:

  • Urdu
  • English
  • Arabic 
  • Chinese
  • Korean
  • French
  • German
  • Georgian
  • Italian
  • Japanese
  • Russian
  • Spanish
  • Turkish 

Courses and Certifications

For each of the above-mentioned languages, Lingo School of Language provides a variety of beginner and intermediate-level courses.

Fee Structure

Starts from PKR 15,000 per course (varies with each language)

Addresses

  • FL 4, 20, main Rashid Minhas Road, Block 5, Gulshan-e-Iqbal
  • Erum Heights, Block 13, Gulistan-e-Jauhar
  • Near Gate No. 3, PIA Society, Block 9, Gulistan-e-Johar
  • 17C, opposite 28th street, Badar Commercial Area, Phase 5, Defence Housing Authority
  • Aisha Bawany Academy, main Shahrah-e-Faisal
  •  A 1/1-A, Block 1 Nazimabad

Timings

  • Monday: 11 AM – 9 PM
  • Tuesday: 11 AM – 9 PM
  • Wednesday: 11 AM – 9 PM
  • Thursday: 11 AM – 9 PM
  • Friday: Closed
  • Saturday: 11 AM – 7:30 PM
  • Sunday: Closed

 

Please note that the timings of the university might vary depending on each course.

Contact

 021-4020401, 0336-2768018

Berlitz Language Centre

 

Berlitz logo

 

Berlitz is normally the first name that comes to mind when someone considers language institutes in Karachi because it is one of the city’s top English language schools.

This institution was established in 1878 and offers a variety of programs and certifications. It also helps enrolled students, who wish to pursue further education in another country, with IELTS preparation in Karachi.

It has campuses located in Shahrah-e-Faisal, Defense, Gulshan-e-Iqbal, and North Nazimabad. Additionally, it also has campuses in Islamabad and Lahore. There are roughly 550 Berlitz language centres in 70 different nations worldwide.

The language school offers both private and group sessions as well as corporate training. Along with learning programs specially designed for children and teenagers, Berlitz Language Centre also provides summer camps. Additionally, students have the option of enrolling in an online course or physically attending the classes.

Languages Courses Offered by Berlitz Language Centre

Apart from offering English language courses in Karachi, Berlitz provides the following language classes:

  • Urdu
  • Arabic
  • Chinese
  • French
  • German
  • Spanish
  • Courses

Berlitz Language Centre offers certificate courses, each consisting of several levels.

 

Fee Structure

Fee varies with each language and level at Berlitz Language Centre.

Addresses

  • Suite 105-107, Progressive Center, Shahrah-e-Faisal
  • 1st Floor, 94-C, Khayaban-e-Ittehad, Phase 2, Ext DHA
  • Plot no. 17, FL-4, Rashid Minhas Road, Block5, Gulshan-e-Iqbal
  • Bungalow no. D-33, Street-1, Block L, North Nazimabad

Timings

Monday: 9 AM – 9 PM

Tuesday: 9 AM – 9 PM

Wednesday: 9 AM – 9 PM

Thursday: 9 AM – 9 PM

Friday: 9 AM – 9 PM

Saturday: 9 AM – 9 PM

Sunday: Closed

Contact

 021-111-237-548, 021-3438007

Alliance Française de Karachi

 

Alliance Française de Karachi logo

 

The Alliance Française in Karachi is not only a language school; it’s also a place where you can learn more about French culture, attend seminars and conferences, take part in workshops, and see a wide range of plays, performances, and exhibitions that are held all year long. 

Alliance Française de Karachi is a non-profit institute, which is situated in the Clifton neighbourhood. Its aim is to promote cultural diversity.

Both children and adults can take French courses at the centre in Karachi. You even have the option to take private lessons. The professors at Alliance Française de Karachi are native speakers who can quickly teach you how to communicate in French through reading, speaking, writing, and listening.

The institution offers an option of scheduling placement tests if you are already familiar with the language. It will help you get a better understanding of which level you fit in.

Languages Courses Offered by Alliance Française de Karachi

  • French

Courses and Certification

Alliance Française de Karachi offers separate courses for beginners, intermediates and advanced learners. Along with adults, the centre offers French language classes for children as well.

In total, there are 6 levels to mastering the language. Each comprises three to four sublevels or sessions, with each session being seven weeks (or 40 hours) long.

Fee Structure

PKR 13,000 per session (this excludes registration fees and course mater)

Address

Plot/St-1, Kehkashan, Block 8, Clifton

Timings

Tuesday: 10 AM – 6:30 PM

Wednesday: 10 AM – 6:30 PM

Thursday: 10 AM – 6:30 PM

Friday: 10 AM – 6:30 PM

Saturday: 9:30 AM – 1:30 PM

Sunday: Closed

Monday: 10 AM – 6:30 PM

Contact

021-35873402, 021-35862864

Goethe-Institut

 

Goethe-Institut logo

 

This is at the top of the list when it comes to learning the German language. Goethe-Institut, a cultural institution of the Federal Republic of Germany, aims to encourage individuals to learn German as a second language, as well as to advance cultural collaboration between the two nations.

Situated in Civil Lines close to the Chief Minister’s House, it has a huge library and also hosts a variety of events.

Additionally, it offers a variety of language tests that are open to all participants, regardless of citizenship.

 

Languages Courses Offered by Goethe-Institut Karachi

  • German

Courses and Certifications

Goethe-Institut offers standard German classes that consist of levels A1, A2, B1, B2 and C1. Each course has 140 instructional units and 20 every week.

Additionally, it provides specialised German courses like intensive weekend courses, online courses, and courses for younger students.

Fee Structure

The fee for these courses usually starts from PKR 25,000. 

Address

2 Brunton Road, Civil Lines

 

Timings

Monday: 9 AM – 9 PM

Tuesday: 9 AM – 9 PM

Wednesday: 9 AM – 9 PM

Thursday: 9 AM – 9 PM

Friday: 9 AM – 9 PM

Saturday: Closed

Sunday: Closed

Contact

021-35661635

Pak China International Education System

 

Pak China International Education System logo

 

Pak China International Education System is the best institution that springs to mind when considering where to study Chinese in Karachi. The institution was founded in 2015 with the goal of promoting the Chinese language and culture in Pakistan.

This institution now has over 50 branches in various areas of Karachi. It offers Chinese diploma courses and gives consulting services to students who want to study in China.

The Sindh Board of Technical Education and the HSK Certification, an international Chinese language competency benchmark, are linked with its Chinese Language Diploma Course.

 

Languages Courses Offered by Pak China International Education System

  • Chinese

Courses and Certifications

Chinese Language Diploma Course

Address

Bungalow No. B-22, Block 6, PECHS, Main Shahrah-e-Faisal

Timings

Monday: 9 AM – 7 PM

Tuesday: 9 AM – 7 PM

Wednesday: 9 AM – 7 PM

Thursday: 9 AM – 7 PM

Friday: 9 AM – 7 PM

Saturday: 9 AM – 7 PM

Sunday: Closed

Contact

021-34380078, 0317-0333222

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