About us

About Lugano Deutsch

– the language school which gets results –

Lugano Deutsch is in Via Berna 2, Lugano, just eight minutes walk from Piazza Riforma. Its teachers are qualified and experienced.

Andrew Bone, Director

Andrew Bone
Andrew Bone

The director of Lugano Deutsch, Andrew Bone, has taught and managed German courses for over 20 years in Ticino. He is the director of Transalpine Technical Translations, a translation company founded in 1992, which supplies scientific, engineering and other technical documents to companies all over the world, in all European languages. Andrew speaks German, English and Italian, and has a good knowledge of French.

Andrew’s professional work when not teaching is writing and translating scientific documents. He graduated in environmental science and management from the Imperial College of Science and Technology, London, in 2004.


  • Goethe-Zertifikat C2: Gro├čes Deutsches Sprachdiplom (GDS)
  • BSc (Hons) Environmental Science
  • MSc Environmental Management
  • Dip. PC

Webmaster and Website Editor

Andrew originally studied computer science in Australia, and is today the webmaster and editor of these education and information sites:

He offers website services to companies and individuals, and has developed many apps, including those displayed on this site.

Client List

Our clients in Ticino include:

  • UBS Lugano, Private Banking
  • UBS Lugano, Wealth Management
  • UBS Manno
  • UBS Chiasso
  • Credit Suisse, Lugano
  • Credit Suisse, Chiasso
  • Unicredit (now Axion), Lugano
  • Vontobel Bank, Lugano
  • Bank Edmond de Rothschild (Suisse) SA, Lugano
  • Danzas, Balerna
  • Raiffeisen Bank, Mendrisio
  • Finter Bank, Chiasso
  • Bloomberg, Lugano
  • PriceWaterhouseCoopers, Lugano
  • Vaudoise Assicurazione, Mendrisio
  • Hupac Intermodal, Chiasso
  • Liceo, Mendrisio
  • Didac Scuola AuPair, Paradiso, Lugano
  • TASIS, The American School in Switzerland, Montagnola
  • Itaca SA, Lugano

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