German intensive courses B2 and C1

You want to study at the TU Bergakademie Freiberg in a programme taught in German? A solide knowlegde of the German language is fundamental in order to study successfully.

At the IUZ/Languages, we offer intensive German courses that prepare you for studying in German. Our German courses are specifically designed for students and aim at proving that your language skills are sufficient for a German taught degree course. Our intensive courses prepare you for taking the "Deutsche Sprachprüfung für den Hochschulzugang" (DSH).

Target students

The preparatory courses aim at students who hold a conditional admission letter for a degree programme taught in German at the TU Bergakademie Freiberg.

In order to get a conditional admission letter, you need to apply to the university. Information regarding the application process can be found here.

If additional seats are available in the course, other students from English programmes, PhD-students, international scientists or guest may be accepted to the course.

Course description

The preparatory courses will not only enhance your general language abilities, they also aim at familiarizing you with scientific and technical langage, which are neccessary for studying. The contents of the courses is aligned with the profile of the TU Bergakademie Freiberg.

The preparatory courses start twice every semester. Therefore it is possible to complete both levels, B2 and C1 in one semester.

Intensive course B2

Pre-requirements:

  • Certificate (e.g. Goethe or telc) for German B1 (according to the Common European Framework for Languages)
  • If you do not have a recognised certificate, please provide proof of at least 300 hours of German classes. Additionally you have to pass the placement test at the beginning of the course.
Scope of the course:
  • 208 academic hours (26 academic hours à 45 minutes per week) -> approx. 8 weeks
  • Exam B2 (written and oral) - approx. 2 Wochen
Course material
  • Akademie Deutsch B2 (Hueber Verlag)

Intensive course C1 incl. preparation for the DSH

Pre-requirements:

  • Certificate (e.g. Goethe or telc) for German B2 (according to the Common European Framework for Languages)
  • If you do not have a recognised certificate, please provide proof of at least 450 hours of German classes. Additionally you have to pass the placement test at the beginning of the course.
Scope of the course:
  • 208 academic hours (26 academic hours à 45 minutes per week) -> approx. 8 weeks
  • DSH (written and oral) - approx. 2 weekd
Course material:
  • In-house material

Price

Intensive course B2:

  • 1.250 € (the price includes the placement test, the course book and the exam B2)
Intensive course C1 incl. preparation for the DSH
  • 1.250 € (the price includes the placement test and the course book)
  • 100 € fee for DSH

Dates

(according to the current status of planning - subjekt to change)

Summer semester 2022

Intensive course C1 incl. preparation for the DSH:
  • 06.07.2022 start of the course (placement test)
  • 02.09.2022 end of the course
  • 05.-16.09.2022 examination period (DSH)

Winter semester 2022/2023

Intensive course B2:
  • 06.10.2022 start of the course (placement test)
  • 06.12.2022 end of the course
  • 08.-21.12.2022 examination perion (German B2)
Intensive course C1 incl. preparation for the DSH:
  • 06.01.2023 start of the course (placement test)
  • 03.03.2023 end of the course
  • 06.-17.03.2023 examination period (DSH)

Summer semester 2023

Intensive course B2:
  • 14.04.2023 start of the course (placement test)
  • 14.06.2023 end of the course
  • 19.-30.06.2023 examination perion (German B2)
Intensive course C1 incl. preparation for the DSH:
  • 07.07.2023 start of the course (placement test)
  • 01.09.2023 end of the course
  • 04.-15.09.2023 examination period (DSH)

Registration

Please fill in the online registration form and email a scan/copy of your conditional admission letter and a scan/copy of your language certificates to deutschkurseatiuz [dot] tu-freiberg [dot] de.

Contact

Do you have any questions regarding the preparatory courses? Please contact Kerstin Bellmann, coordinator German as a Foreign Langugae

  • Email: kerstin [dot] bellmannatiuz [dot] tu-freiberg [dot] de
  • Telephone: +49 3731 393392