Students working in a group (c) Jonas Kron

Welcome to our German courses!

We offer German courses at different language levels and special courses "German for professional purposes"!

The language levels are based on the CEFR (Common European Framework of Reference for Languages). Read more about the CEFR.

 

Not sure which course to choose?

Simply take a free online test first, and find out more about your language level:

German: Link to the placement test of the Goethe Institute.

German, English & other languages: Link to Sprachtest.de

Click on the courses for details and registration.

Basic User

Independent User

Proficient User


What else you should know!

Requirements for participation

You should have already reached the respective previous level and feel confident enough to move on to the next level. However, it is not necessary to prove that you have reached the previous level in order to take part in the course.
Here, you can test whether you have reached the previous level:

German: Link to the placement test of the Goethe Institute.

German, English & other languages: Link to Sprachtest.de

Language certificates

We hand out FHWS language certificates and UNICert® certificates as well as certificates of attendance.

You can find more information about recognised language certificates at FHWS here.

You can find out which language certificate you can obtain for which course, and under which conditions, under the respective courses.

Do you need a language certificate? We also offer exams without a course.

Fees

Course fee incl. exam:


FHWS students: 150,00€

FHWS student applicants with letter of admission: 150,00€

FHWS student applicants without letter of admission: 300,00€

External course participants: 300,00€

 

Examination fees without course participation:


Students and applicants with notification of admission

Examination in an ongoing course: 150,00€

Separate examination at level A1 - A2: 180,00€

Separate examination at level B1 - C1: 295,00€

Non-students of FHWS & applicants without letter of admission

Examination in an ongoing course: 300,00€

Separate exam at level A1 - A2: 460,00€

Separate examination at level B1 - C1: 500,00€

Course Times

You can find the exact course times in the respective language levels.

Study/work-related courses: approx. 4 months

Summer semester: End of March - beginning of July

Winter semester: Mid-October - Mid-January

Intensive courses: approx. 5 - 6 weeks

During summer semester: August - September

During winter semester: February - March

Registration times summer semester

Registration Period:

10.03. - 20.03. for semester courses.

(late registration possible until 31.03. if there are still spots available)

10.07. - 20.07. for intensive courses

(late registrations possible until 31.07. if there are still spots available)

Cancellations are only possible up to 2 weeks after registration!

Registration times winter semester

Registration Period:

25.09. - 05.10. for semester courses.

(late registrations possible until 26.10. if there are still spots available)

20.01. - 31.01. for intensive courses

(late registrations possible until 07.02. if there are still spots available)

Cancellations are only possible up to 2 weeks after registration or up to 3 weeks before course start!


Testimonial about our language courses

»What matters most when it comes to learning a language? - For us, it's the learner. Together with our experienced lecturers, we rely on an interactive learning environment and supportive guidance throughout the learning process in both face-to-face and online courses. I consider myself a language enthusiast and - I love my job.«

Eva Scholtyssek, Language coordinator


Further questions?

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