In "Basic German" you will learn basic grammar and communication skills for every day life, for study and work purposes.


Students, PhD students, as well as postdoctoral researchers, with little or no previous knowledge of German who live or plan to live in Germany.
People interested in acquiring knowledge of basic German for every day life, for study and for work purposes.

Level: A1 (in accordance with the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages)

Attention: The courses "Survival German" und "Basic German" can be booked independently of each other. They are each suitable for beginners without previous knowledge of German.


    • Important language skills for everyday communication, for study and work
    • Useful phrases and particularities of spoken and written German
    • Basic vocabulary
    • Basic grammar
    • Text comprehension and basic writing strategies
    • Pronunciation and speech melody

Winter semester 2022/23:

Total: 20 sessions of 3 lessons (a total of 60 lessons)
Start: Monday, 17 October 2022
End: Wednesday, 21 December 2022
Time: Monday and Wednesday, 18:00 to 20:15 (s.t.)
Location: online
Course fee: 290 € (student discount), 330€ (regular price)
Payment of Course Fee: Thursday, 06 October 2022

You can register online (under "German during Your Studies") or in person during our office hours.

Attention: Please be aware that places are limited. We recommend you register well before the official payment deadline.

You can can find information on cost, application and ECTS credits here: German during your studies: general information