Study Swedish

There are several organizations in the Bay Area offering Swedish language instruction and classes for children and adults.

Swedish language programs in San Francisco and the Bay Area

San Francisco

Children

Swedish Preschool language program (2-4 years old)
Day and time: Saturdays 9:30 am – 12:00 pm
Location: The Scandinavian School, 20 Woodside Avenue, San Francisco, CA, 94127
Contact information: Monika Stahler mstahler@scandinavianschool.org  https://www.scandinavianschool.org/language-classes-for-children/


Swedish K-5 language program (5 - 10 years old)
Day and time: Tuesdays 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Location: The Scandinavian School, 20 Woodside Avenue, San Francisco, CA, 94127
Contact information: Pia Persson ppersson@scandinavianschool.org  https://www.scandinavianschool.org/language-classes-for-children/

Swedish K-5 language program (5 - 10 years old)
Day and time: Saturdays 12:45 pm – 3:15 pm
Location: The Scandinavian School, 20 Woodside Avenue, San Francisco, CA, 94127
Contact information: Monika Stahler mstahler@scandinavianschool.org  https://www.scandinavianschool.org/language-classes-for-children/

Swedish Drop-in Playgroup (infants and toddlers)
Day and time: Wednesdays 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Location: The Scandinavian School, 20 Woodside Avenue, San Francisco, CA, 94127
Contact information: Pia Persson ppersson@scandinavianschool.org 
https://www.scandinavianschool.org/language-classes-for-children/

Swedish playgroup with singing at the Swedish Church
Day and time: One Friday a month at 10:30 am. Please check website for specific dates.
Contact information: email: sanfrancisco@svenskakyrkan.se
Phone: (415) 632 8504
Location: Norwegian Seamen's Church, 2454 Hyde Street, San Francisco
Website: http://www.svenskakyrkan.se/sanfrancisco

Adults

Swedish Beginner 1 language program
Day and time: Wednesdays 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Location: The Scandinavian School, 20 Woodside Avenue, San Francisco, CA, 94127
Contact information: Pia Persson ppersson@scandinavianschool.org  https://www.scandinavianschool.org/language-classes-for-children/

Swedish Intermediate language program
Day and time: Thursdays 6:45 pm – 8:15 pm
Location: The Scandinavian School, 20 Woodside Avenue, San Francisco, CA, 94127
Contact information: Pia Persson ppersson@scandinavianschool.org  https://www.scandinavianschool.org/language-classes-for-children/

Swedish Upper Intermediate language program 
Day and time: Tuesdays 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Location: The Scandinavian School, 20 Woodside Avenue, San Francisco, CA, 94127
Contact information: Pia Persson ppersson@scandinavianschool.org  https://www.scandinavianschool.org/language-classes-for-children/

Swedish Advanced language program
Day and time: Tuesdays 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Location: The Scandinavian School, 20 Woodside Avenue, San Francisco, CA, 94127
Contact information: Pia Persson ppersson@scandinavianschool.org  https://www.scandinavianschool.org/language-classes-for-children/


Marin

Children

Swedish Preschool language program (3 – 4 years old)
Day and time: Sundays 9:45 am – 11:15 am
Location: Dairy Knoll, 600 Ned’s Way, Tiburon, CA, 94920
Contact information: Pia Persson ppersson@scandinavianschool.org  https://www.scandinavianschool.org/language-classes-for-children/


Swedish K-5 language program (5 - 10 years old)
Day and time: Sundays 11:30 am – 1:30 pm
Location: Dairy Knoll, 600 Ned’s Way, Tiburon, CA, 94920
Contact information: Pia Persson ppersson@scandinavianschool.org  https://www.scandinavianschool.org/language-classes-for-children/


Menlo Park

Children

Swedish Preschool language program (3 – 5 years old)
Day and time: Tuesdays 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Location: Little House, 500 Middle Avenue, Menlo Park, CA, 94025
Contact information: Monika Stahler, mstahler@scandinavianschool.org  https://www.scandinavianschool.org/language-classes-for-children/


Type of program: Swedish K-8 language program (5 - 13 years old)
Day and time: Tuesdays 4:00 – 6:00 pm
Location: Little House, 500 Middle Avenue, Menlo Park, CA, 94025 T
Contact information: Monika Stahler mstahler@scandinavianschool.org  https://www.scandinavianschool.org/language-classes-for-children/


Adults

Swedish Beginner 1 language program
Day and time: Thursdays 7:25 pm – 8:55 pm
Location: Little House, 500 Middle Avenue, Menlo Park, CA, 94025
Contact information: Monika Stahler, mstahler@scandinavianschool.org  https://www.scandinavianschool.org/language-classes-for-children/

Swedish Intermediate language program
Day and time: Thursdays 5:55 pm – 7:25 pm
Location: Little House, 500 Middle Avenue, Menlo Park, CA, 94025
Contact information: Monika Stahler mstahler@scandinavianschool.org  https://www.scandinavianschool.org/language-classes-for-children/


Los Gatos

Children and Young Adults 

Swedish Preschool language program (3 – 6 years old)
Day and time: Fridays 3:45 pm – 5:45 pm
Location: Los Gatos, CA, 95032
Contact information: Svenska Skolan i Silicon Valley swed_school@yahoo.com  http://www.swedschool.org/


Swedish School language program (6 -  18 years old)
Day and time: Fridays 3:45 pm – 5:45 pm
Location: Los Gatos, CA, 95032
Contact information: Svenska Skolan i Silicon Valley swed_school@yahoo.com  http://www.swedschool.org/


Walnut Creek

Children & Young Adults

Swedish School language program (6 - 18 years old)
Day and time: Wednesdays 4:00 – 6:00 pm
Location: 2491 San Miguel Dr, Walnut Creek, CA, 94596
Contact information: Swedish School (925) 639-5443
http://facebook.com/svenskaskolanwalnutcreek

Swedish Preschool language program (2 years and 9 months – 6 years old)
Day and time: Three Sundays per month
Location: Pied Piper Preschool, Walnut Creek, CA.
Contact information: membership@lekis.org

Sacramento

Children & Young Adults

Language classes for children (K-5)
Day and time: Fridays at 4:45-6:15 pm.
Location:Sacramento                                                                                                                                                   Website: http://folsomskolan.org/

Silicon Valley

Children and Young Adults

Swedish Language Education for children 3-18 years old.
For information regarding meeting location, please email the school.
Contact info: email: swed_school@yahoo.com
Mailing address: Svenska Skolan i Silicon Valley
PO box 53467, San José, CA 95153-3467
Website: http://www.swedschool.org

Study Swedish at universities and colleges

The following universities in California offer Swedish languages courses for credit:

University of California, Berkeley
Department. of Scandinavian
6303 Dwinelle Hall, MC 2690
Berkeley, CA 94720
Phone: (510) 642-0654

University of California, Los Angeles
Scandinavian Section
212 Royce Hall, Box 951537
Los Angeles, CA 90095
Phone: (310) 825-6828

For a comprehensive list of other universities in the US, please visit the Embassy’s website.