[Deutsch Lernen] Geschäftsdeutsch / Business German


General information

Course name Business German
Course type Seminar
Course code  
Course coordinator Dr. Vladislav Rozanov
Faculty Faculty of Arts and Humanities
Examination office Gemeinsames Prüfungsamt in der Philosophischen Fakultät
Short summary The course aims to provide you with the language skills in both communicative and grammar proficiency in the area of the professional day-to-day as well as in a German speaking business venture or German speaking companies. German Language level A2 to B2.

Information about the study level

Study level Bachelor, Master, PhD
Also possible for all study levels

Informationen about credit points, evaluation and frequency

Evaluation attendance, participation, mid semester exam, presentation, final exam
Frequency In both semester

Information about teaching language

Teaching language German
Minimum language requirement A2
Further information on teaching language  

Information about requirements

Recommended requirements In order to take part in the course you have to verify your present language-level (A2, B1, B2, or C1). Without a respective certification the participation will not be possible.

Informationen about course content, reading list and additional information

Course content
  • Methodical criteria aim to perfect both communicative and stuctural language skills.
  • Goal oriented bilingual (German and English) teaching approach with role plays and real-life simulated situations.
  • Applied communicative proficiency will be demostrated in the group work and the individual presentation in every second class.
  • There will be mid-semester and final written exams in which students will demonstrate their Business German skills learned in classroom. These exams will consist of sections on listening, reading, and writing comprehension. One section will include the activities on grammar learned in classroom.
  • Active  participation and regular attendance are mandatory for a successful completion of the course.
Reading list Any of the specific texts in Business and Economics (preferably thematicaly course oriented) that could be used for your home reading and vocabulary extension.
Additional information