Course Description

The autumn language course "Academic Life in Leipzig" combines intensive language instruction in small groups with the opportunity to get to know Leipzig as a place of research and academic life.

Learning German

  • Written entrance test online before the course start and individual oral evaluation at the beginning of the
  • Intensive German learning
    • Language training (speaking, listening, reading and writing)
    • Training in phonetics
    • Self-study opportunities for individual learning on a learning platform
  • On site explorations on "Leipzig as a location for science and academic studies"
  • Final certificate of achievement with record of hours
  • Possibility to acquire 5 ECTS-points
  • Use of the university library and the university computer pools free of charge during the language course

Getting to know Germany

  • first-hand experience of German culture and everyday life, e.g. on-site research and interviews
  • study trips in and around Leipzig
  • visits to institutions of science and research
  • lecturer supervision and support
  • One full-day excursion
  • More offers for an extra fee (e.g. further excursion at the weekend)

Of course, you may also get advice from us about planning your own excursions or activities.

Course fee: €1,025
The course fee includes: enrolment, language classes, phonetics training, study trips, test fee, selected cultural events, welcome and farewell parties, one excursion as well as lcourse book.