Course Description

Course Dates: 3 September - 28 September, 2018 (programme)

The course provides intensive language instruction in groups of similar language level and an opportunity to get to know Leipzig as a place of science, research and study:

  • Placement test at the beginning of the course
  • Approx. 30 hours of intensive German learning weekly  
    - Language training (speaking, listening, reading and writing)
    - Training in phonetics
    - Exploratory outings
  • Final certificate of achievement with record of hours
  • Possibility to acquire 4 ECTS-points

Development of language competence and skills

  • Training to develop oral and written communication skills
  • Intensive vocabulary and grammar work
  • Training in listening and reading comprehension

Getting to know Germany

  • Cultural and German studies programme (cultural events offered, film evenings, regular pub nights with student tutors, international cultural evening)
  • Coaching by teachers
  • Excursions offered at the weekends (not included in the course fee)


  • Small groups (approx. 12 participants/group)
  • At least two language levels offered according to previous language knowledge
  • Intensive instruction (4 – 6 units of 45 min each per day)
  • Time of instruction: Monday to Friday
  • Use of the university library and the university computer pools free of charge during the language course

Course fee: €695.00
The course fee includes: enrolment, language instruction, training in phonetics, project work, opening and closing events as well as learning material.