Learn Swahili with courses from Sankofa

Speak the language of East Africa now

Swahili: Discovering the language of East Africa

Swahili, spoken from the east coast of Africa to the Great Lakes, is one of the most widely spoken African languages and serves as a bridge between different cultures and nations in the region. It is not only a means of communication, but also a symbol of the unity and diversity of East Africa.

Learning Swahili opens doors to a variety of traditions, stories and melodies that make up the mosaic of East Africa and offers a deep insight into the heart and soul of the region.

Facts about the Swahili language

  • approx. 80 million speakers
  • Widespread mainly in Tanzania, Kenya, Uganda and Somalia.
  • Has Arabic, Persian and Portuguese influences
  • It is the language of commerce and lingua franca on the east coast of Africa

Deeper learning in small groups

Sankofa’s Swahili courses are designed to take place in small groups, allowing for a more intensive and personalized learning experience. Lessons are enriched with authentic materials and cultural insights.

Learn Swahili with Salma and Osawa

Under the guidance of Salma and Osawa, two Swahili native speakers with a passion for teaching, you will make rapid progress in the language and in your understanding of Swahili culture.

Timetable Swahili Course

Mittwoch

Salma Rashid Adam

Salma Rashid Adam

Course Instructor Swahili
Osawa Obonyo

Osawa Obonyo

Course Instructor Swahili

Start your Swahili journey at Sankofa

Curious about the rich culture and history Swahili has to offer? Book your course with Sankofa now and discover the treasures of East Africa!

Choose your learning method now:

Group course Individual lessons

Economy rate

Discounted courses for pupils, students and the unemployed


20 €
/hour

Book a course now
  • Duration: 3 months
  • 10 teaching units

    2x 60 minutes per unit

  • Course hours: 2 units / week
  • Total price: 400€*
  • Sankofa language textbook
  • Access to the online learning platform
  • Audio recordings
  • Certificate of participation
  • Certificate of performance

Premium tariff

Our course package for all those who want to immerse themselves in the world of African languages


25 €
/hour

Book a course now
  • Duration: 3 months
  • 10 teaching units

    2x 60 minutes per unit

  • Course hours: 2 / week
  • Total price: 500€*
  • Sankofa language textbook
  • Access to the online learning platform
  • Audio recordings
  • Certificate of participation
  • Certificate of performance

Kids special

Courses for children and young people aged between 6 and 15


21 €
/hour

Book a course now
  • Duration: 2 (teens) or 3 (kids) months
  • 12 teaching units

    60 minutes per unit

  • Course hours: 1 (kids) or 2 (teens) / week
  • Total price: 250€*
  • Sankofa language textbook
  • Access to the online learning platform
  • Audio recordings
  • Certificate of participation
  • Certificate of performance

*The course fee can be paid in installments via Paypal and Klarna. The offer of payment by installments is the responsibility of the respective payment provider and is not the responsibility of Sankofa Lingua.

Please note: All available slots for private lessons are currently fully booked.
Individual lessons are currently not bookable.

Basic


8
Hours

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  • Price per unit: 50€
  • 8 lessons
  • Course hours: 1-2 / week
  • Total price: 400€*
  • Day and time freely selectable
  • Sankofa language textbook & access to the online platform
  • Focus on specific learning objectives & difficulties
  • Personalized teaching methods
  • Certificate of attendance & certificate of achievement

Smart


11
Hours

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  • Price per unit: 48€
  • 11 lessons
  • Course hours: 1-2 / week
  • Total price: 528€*
  • Day and time freely selectable
  • Sankofa language textbook & access to the online platform
  • Focus on specific learning objectives & difficulties
  • Personalized teaching methods
  • Certificate of attendance & certificate of achievement

Premium


20
Hours

Book a course now
  • Price per unit: 46€
  • 20 teaching units
  • Course hours: 2 / week
  • Total price: 920€*
  • Day and time freely selectable
  • Sankofa language textbook & access to the online platform
  • Focus on specific learning objectives & difficulties
  • Personalized teaching methods
  • Certificate of attendance & certificate of achievement

*The course fee can be paid in installments via Paypal and Klarna. The offer of payment by installments is the responsibility of the respective payment provider and is not the responsibility of Sankofa Lingua.