The courses and time frame of this programme are tailored to comply with the minimal requirements for the TestDaF (grade: 3). Admission requirements vary significantly depending on the field of study and university, and students may need up to three more months to prepare. Please contact us for individual advice.
*For the online course included in this programme, you can gain ECTS credits. You will study according to a specific curriculum and will receive 3 ECTS credits upon successful completion of the course.
Monday – Friday 8:30 – 13:00 TestDaF in the afternoon Online course: flexible
Intermediate / Advanced I: B1 / B2 / C1 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR)
Minimum age: 17
Participants per class
Days with no tuition
03 October 2019, 01 November 2019, 06 January 2020, 10 April 2020, 13 April 2020, 01 May 2020, 21 May 2020, 01 June 2020, 11 June 2020
Christmas break 2019: December 16, 2019 – January 6, 2020 Christmas break 2020: December 14, 2020 - January 3, 2021
* We reserve the right to reduce the number of hours if there are less than five participants. Please refer to our terms and conditions for further details. In exceptional cases we reserve the right to raise the maximum number of participants per class to 14 students.
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.