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German courses for international and exchange students

Crash Course

Initial registration and registration after interruption (of at least one semester)

As exchange students from partner universities or master students in English-language courses at the University of Paderborn you can participate in the Crash course in the winter and summer semester. Here you have the opportunity to improve your language skills for everyday life at university and in your private life.

Due to the current situation of the spread of the novel coronavirus SARS-CoV-2, the courses are usually offered as online courses. We do not know whether this situation will change by September.

Application:

You can use the online forms (closed) here to apply for a course place. You will be notified by e-mail whether you have been placed in the German course. If there are more applications than course places, the course places will be drawn by lot. If you have received a place but do not wish to attend the course, please let us know quickly by e-mail.

Lessons:

Your teaching time is 80 teaching units (UE) per course. You will be informed by your teachers about how the teaching time is organised. Since the lessons will be held online, the times can be arranged flexibly. If you successfully complete the course, you will receive 5 ECTS.

The Crashcourse takes place online. 

Dates Crashcourse September 2020:

registration start:           17.08.2020, 8 a.m.

registration deadline:    24.08.2020, 8 a.m.

placement test:              02.09.2020, the placement test takes place online.

All students who need a placement test will be informed by mail.

Course start:                   08.09.2020, 9 a.m.

Course end:                    02.10.2020

Semester Course

Initial registration and registration after interruption (of at least one semester)

As exchange students from partner universities or master students in English-language courses at the University of Paderborn you can participate in the Crash course in the winter and summer semester. Here you have the opportunity to improve your language skills for everyday life at university and in your private life.

Due to the current situation of the spread of the novel coronavirus SARS-CoV-2, the courses are usually offered as online courses. We do not know whether this situation will change by September.

Application:

You can use the online form (Start of registration) here to apply for a course place. You will be notified by e-mail whether you have been placed in the German course. If there are more applications than course places, the course places will be drawn by lot. If you have received a place but do not wish to attend the course, please let us know quickly by e-mail.

Lessons:

Your teaching time is 120 teaching units (UE) per course. You will be informed by your teachers about how the teaching time is organised. Since the lessons will be held online, the times can be arranged flexibly. If you successfully complete the course, you will receive 8 ECTS.

It will be announced whether the course takes place digitally or in attendance.

 

Dates semestercourse WiSe2020/21:

registration start:             05.10.2020, 8 a.m.

registration deadline:      12.10.2020, 8 a.m.

placement test:              will be published

course start:                    02.11. 2020, 4 p.m.

course end:                     12.02. 2021

It will be announced whether the placement test  takes place digitally or in attendance.

FAQs

FAQs

Information and changes in summer semester 2020

Registration

       1. How do I register for a course?

Initial registration Masterstudent*in: You have to register via the online form in due time. You can find information on the procedure on the homepage.

First registration exchange student: You must register via the online form in due time. You can find information on the procedure on the homepage.

Follow-up course: You will be informed by your teacher in your course about how to register for the follow-up course.

Registration after a break: You have to register via the online form, just like when you first registered.

2. Will I receive an email when I have a place in a course?

Yes, you will be notified by email.

      3. I registered too late for the course. Do I still have a chance of getting a place on the course?

Unfortunately no, we can only accept applications that have been sent in by the deadline.

      4. I am on the waiting list. How do I know if I have been accepted?

You will be notified by e-mail.

 

Before the course starts

  1. I have been given a place in a course but am unable to attend. How do I proceed?

Please cancel your course as soon as possible so that other applicants from the waiting list can get the place. Write an e-mail for this purpose.

  1. Placement test

The placement test will not take place in the summer semester 2020.

  1. How will I be informed about the start of the course?

You will receive all important information about the course by e-mail from your teacher.

Office Hours

Contact persons:

- Ulla Jung (Coordinator)

E-Mail

There will be no office hours until further notice.

Deutsch für internationale Fachstudierende (C2-Kurs)

Internationale Fachstudierende aller Fakultäten haben in diesem Sprachkurs die Möglichkeit, sich mit den spezifischen Merkmalen und Stilebenen schriftlicher und mündlicher Textsorten, die im universitären Kontext wichtig sind, vertraut zu machen. Sie lernen, wie man Hausarbeiten schreibt, Exzerpte verfasst, Referate konzipiert und vorträgt und wie man sich erfolgreich an Diskussionen beteiligt. Wortschatzarbeit sowie wissenschaftssprachliche grammatische Strukturen auf C1/C2-Niveau sind zentrale Bestandteile des Sprachkurses.

Certificate Crash Course March 2020

Due to the corona situation, we are currently unable to issue personal performance certificates. If you need a corresponding certificate, please print out the certificates provided here and present them to the appropriate recipients together with your current student ID card.

Your matriculation number has been noted in the level you attended during the crash course:

A1.1

A1.2

A2.1

A2.2

B1.1

B1.2

B2.1

B2.2

C1

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