Founder: Markus Witte
Founded in: 2007
Department / Institute:
Cultural Studies

Babbel represents a new way to learn languages online. Babbel offers a wide range of materials for language learning, from beginner courses, vocabulary training and grammar to application exercises. The comprehensive learning system combines effective methods with state-of-the-art technology, so that progress is made in a short time and it's fun.

The paid, web-based language learning software or language learning platform is available in different languages since January 2008. At present the following languages are offered: English, French, Indonesian, Italian, Dutch, Polish, Turkish, Spanish, German, Swedish and Portuguese.

According to its own information, the service has more than 20 million users.