In the course professional German on an advanced level, you will study subject-specific language and acquire in-depth subject knowledge. The use of multimedia allows participants to further improve their language skills. For this course, students need to have a C1 level of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR).
You can choose between a self-study course and an assisted learning course with a tutor. The indicated starting dates below refer to the “assisted learning” module. If you choose the self-study module you can start the course at any time. Registration deadline for the “assisted learning” module is 17 days before the course start.
For this online course, you can gain ECTS credits for an additional fee. You will study according to a specific curriculum and will receive 3 ECTS credits upon successful completion of the course.
You can choose between eight fields:
German for law
German for medicine
German for engineering
German for economics
German for natural sciences (physics, chemistry, biology)
German for psycholinguistics
German for cultural studies
German for biology (nutrition, agriculture, forestry)
These courses are designed for professionals, students and scientists.
Our German lessons are based on the levels of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages: Learning, Teaching, Assessment (CEFR) (A1-C1).
A1Duration: 8 weeks
What can you do at level A1? You can speak in very simple sentences about yourself and activities such as shopping and eating and you can describe where you live. You can apply basic grammatical constructions.
A2Duration: 8 weeks
What can you do at level A2? You can communicate in a simple manner about everyday situations. You can correctly apply simple grammar to hold short conversations about familiar topics.
B1Duration: 8 weeks
What can you do at level B1? You can express yourself in coherent sentences in familiar situations while travelling and about your own fields of interest. You can describe objectives, experiences, and give reasons for opinions. You can use the most important grammatical structures correctly.
The B1-certificate proves sufficient German language skills for German citizenship application.
B2Duration: 12 - 16 weeks
What can you do at level B2? You can communicate at an advanced level: you speak clearly and fluently and are able to discuss and negotiate successfully. You have a large command of the vocabulary needed for general topics and your field of specialisation. Your usage of grammar is sound.
C1Duration: very individual
What can you do at level C1? You can express yourself spontaneously and fluently and you can understand challenging texts. You can apply idioms and the correct linguistic style. You speak with correct grammar.
C2Duration: very individual
What can you do at level C2? You speak like a native speaker. You understand everything you read and hear without any difficulty. You can express yourself spontaneously and fluently. You hardly make any mistakes.