Since 2013, the Leibniz-Centre General Linguistics (ZAS) has been offering counselling for parents, pedagogical staff and other interested persons and institutions. You will find advice and support on all questions of multilingual education, on opportunities and problems with language acquisition and language development.

The counselling is a free service of the Berlin Interdisciplinary Network for Multilingualism (BIVEM). It can be conducted in German, English, French, Russian or Turkish by prior arrangement.

Appointment arrangement

Telephone or personal consultation at the ZAS is only possible by prior arrangement. For facilities we offer a mobile counselling on site if required.

Please contact us by mail ( or by phone at 030/​20 19 25 06.

Counselling takes place here:

Leibniz-Zentrum Allgemeine Sprachwissenschaft (ZAS)
Aufgang B, 4. Etage, Raum 404
Schützenstraße 18
10117 Berlin-Mitte
Tel. 030/​20 19 25 06

Please note that during the school holidays (Schulferien Berlin) and on public holidays there is generally no counselling.