Company History

1968
The inlingua franchising network is founded.

1968
The inlingua School of Languages in Bern is opened.

1972
The school moves from its original address on Bärenplatz to its present location on Waisenhausplatz.

1996
Antonio and Véronique Salerno take over as owners of inlingua Bern.

2001
inlingua opens a branch in Thun.

2002
The inlingua School of Languages in Bern is accredited with the EduQua certificate from SQS (The Swiss Association for Quality and Management Systems). This guarantees that as an institution devoted to continuing education, inlingua conforms to exacting specifications.

2004
Since its founding in 1968 the inlingua network has now expanded to a total of more than 300 schools in 30 countries worldwide.

2005
inlingua Bern’s EduQua certificate is renewed.

2006
The inlingua School of Languages in Bern employs 80 people from over 30 countries, of whom approximately half are in full-time positions, and offers training in over 20 languages.

2007
inlingua Bern was selected as an official centre for the Italian examination CELI, offered by the University of Perugia.

2008
This year marks the 40th anniversary of inlingua.

2008
inlingua Bern and Thun have been recertified by eduQua as qualified language training centres.

2010
inlingua Bern and Thun teaches over 20 foreign languages. All our teachers are native speakers.

2014
inlingua Bern has been certified by ISO  29990 . We are proud to have this high ISO Standard.

2016
Virtual  classroom has been introduced. You can now choose if you want to come to us for your lessons or use the Internet and stay in your office or at home.

2016
Antonio and Véronique Salerno have been running inlingua Bern for 20 years!