German for university studies - prep course for a semester abroad


Online Prep Course
September 06 - October 1st, 2021 (Registration Deadline August 08, 2021)

The International Center of Kiel University, the "Lektorat Deutsch als Fremdsprache" and the "Deutsch-Norwegische Studienzentrum" (DNSZ) will offer a German Language Course specifically designed for the needs of students of all subjects, wishing to spend a term at Kiel University or another German University. Emphasis is placed on practical language use. Our intention is to prepare the students for the everyday life at a German university. In addition to the practical language classes we will discuss social, political and cross-cultural topics.

The course occur before the winter term and thus enable an early introduction to the German language. The course takes place over four weeks from Monday to Friday in the morning from September 6th to October 1st 2021. 5 ETCS points can be acquired upon successful participation.

Levels A1 to B1 are offered, into which the participants are divided after a placement test. Beginners without knowledge of the German language are automatically assigned to the A1.1 course.

The German course comprises 22 hours per week, including a four-hour regional and study-related aspect through the module „Insights into live and studies in Kiel“.

The course will consist of online lessons in video conferences via common platforms (Zoom, BigBlueButton) as well as sessions of self-study via the university‘s internal learning platform Olat.

This courses will work with the Spectrum coursebook series from the Schubert publisher. The corresponding course book has to be purchased as a print book or as an e-book before the course begins.

The courses are chargeable. The course fee is 180,- Euro. The number of participants is limited, a minimum of participants must be reached in order for the course to take place.

Registration deadline is August 8th 2021.

Please do the placement test before registering and fill in the results of the test in the registration form.

Link for the placement test:

Registration form ONLINECOURSE 2021

Schedule ONLINECOURSE 2021

Please fill out the the attached registration form completely and send it by mail to:

Artur Shageev