Summer courses in Kiel

Every year the International Center offers in collaboration with other cooperation partners several summer courses for international students and graduates from foreign universities.

These courses offer different levels of German classes corresponding to the audience. You will find a course overview below.

International Summer Course »Deutschland heute« - language, society, government, culture

Every year from mid-July to mid-August, Kiel University stages an international academic summer course for foreign students and graduates with previous knowledge of the German language.Those who attend can expect a programme of intensive language training and topical study of Germany and German life and institutions.

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German for university studies - Prep Course for a semester abroad

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 study term at a 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.

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University of Utah Summer Course

Every year a group of 20 students from the University of Utah comes to Kiel University for four weeks at the end of their university’s spring semester. Here the students attend an intensive course tailored to the specific needs of the University of Utah. The students can elect to take courses in German on literature and linguistics. The students also participate in a complementary programme consisting of several excursions (including trips to Berlin and Lübeck).

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