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Language Institutes in Kolkata

Updated on: Feb 7, 2013

This is something which everyone loves to learn, languages, simply because it gives such an in depth idea about not only the language but also the historic development of a nation. In Kolkata there is no dearth of good language institutes which offer several language courses like French Courses, German Courses and Japanese Language Courses and so on. People of Kolkata have always had a love affair with knowledge in any form and the language institutes in Kolkata do nothing but add a bit more fuel to this burning desire.

Love of knowledge apart, there is another important reason for the popularity for the foreign language courses in Kolkata. Students in Kolkata are always eager to travel to the European countries for higher education. Getting a course on any of the important foreign languages makes them more equipped to travel to the foreign countries with more confidence.

Moreover, if the students wish to take up the job of a translator for multinational or governmental agencies, for them foreign language courses are extremely useful.

(Know more about Translators).

Here is a list of language institutes in Kolkata:

Goethe-Institut Max Muller Bhavan, Kolkata
German Courses: Duration depends on the learner’s requirement and level.
Contact: 8, Ballygunge Circular Road
Kolkata - 700 019
Tel:+(91)-(33) 2486 6398, 2486 6424
Fax:+(91)-(33) 2486 5188
Website: http://www.goethe.de

Alliance Francaise du Bengale, Kolkata
 – French Courses: General, Basic, Independent and Proficient, in accordance to Common European Framework of Language References ideal for DELF and DALF Exam Preparations.
Contact: "Khaleel Munzil", 217, A.J. C. Bose Road
Kolkata - 700 017
Tel:+(91)-(33) 2281 5198, 2281 5538
Fax:+(91)-(33) 2281 5600
Website: http://www.afindia.org/

Indo-Japan Language Studies Society, Kolkata
Japanese language Courses
Contact: 18A, Prince Gulam Mohammad Road,
1st Floor
Kolkata - 700 026
Tel:+(91)-(33) 3293 3919
Fax:+(91)-(33) 2466 9844

The University of Calcutta

Certificate Language Courses:

  • Chinese Certificate Course
  • Arabic Certificate Course
  • French Certificate Course
  • German Certificate Course
  • Persian Certificate Course
  • Master Degree Language Courses: Arabic
  • Persian
  • French

Contact: Senate House,
87 /1 College Street,
Kolkata-700 073, West Bengal
Phone: 033 2241 0071.
Website: www.caluniv.ac.in

Ramakrishna Mission, Golpark, Kolkata – Offers Elementary, Intermediate and Advanced courses on Arabic, Chinese, English, Japanese, Parsi, Russian, Spanish, French, Italian & German Languages.

Contact: Ramakrishna Mission
Institute of Culture
Gol Park
Kolkata 700 029
Phone: 033-2464 1303 (3 lines), 2466 1235 (3 lines) & 2465 2531/32, 2463-1878 / 1879 / 1880 / 1882
Fax: 033-2464 1307
Email: rmic@vsnl.com
Website: www.sriramakrishna.org

Gorky Sadan, Kolkata: Russian Language Certificate, Diploma and Crash Courses
Contact: 3, Victoria Place.
Calcutta-700 017.
Phone- 2247-5407

Jadavpur University, Kolkata
 – Offers courses on French, Russian, Portuguese and German Languages
Contact: Raja S.P. Mallick Road, Jadavpur.
Calcutta -700 032
Phone- 2473-5339, 2643-5799, 2244-3619

American Information Resource Center, Kolkata – American English Language courses

Contact: 38-A, Jawaharlal Nehru Road.
Calcutta-700 071
Phone- 2288-1200/06
Fax - 91-33-22882445

British Council, Kolkata – English Language Courses
Contact: Shakespeare Sarani.
Calcutta-700 071
Phone- 2282-3887/5370

Netaji Institute Of Asian Studies, Kolkata
 - Offers courses on Thai, Japanese & Burmese
Contact: 1, Woodburn Park.
Calcutta-700 020
Phone- 2247-3145

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