Course Description

Course Dates: 31 August - 25 September, 2020

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. 26 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 5 ECTS-points
    (The condition for the award of 5 ECTS credit points is the attendance of 90% of the lessons and the passed written and oral final test. Students may be excluded from the final test if they have attended less than 85% of the language lessons.  The cultural programme, e.g. visits of museums, is also part of the language lessons.)

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
  • Small groups (approx. 14 participants/group)
  • Several 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

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
  • One full-day excursion
  • More offers at additional charge (e.g. further excursion offers)

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

Course fee: €845.00
The course fee includes: enrolment, language instruction, training in phonetics, project work, opening and closing events, one excursion as well as learning material.