In "Survival German" you will learn basic grammar and communication skills for study purposes.


Students, PhD students, as well as postdoctoral researchers, with little or no previous knowledge of German who study and/or research in English.
People interested in acquiring knowledge of basic German. (Good knowledge of English is an advantage.)

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


  • Important language for everyday communication
  • Language skills for study
  • Basic vocabulary
  • Basic grammar
  • Text comprehension strategies

Winter semester 2019/20:

Total: 10 sessions of 3 lessons (a total of 30 lessons)
Start: Tuesday, 15 October 2019
End: Tuesday, 17 December 2019
Time: Tuesday, 18:00 to 20:15 (s.t.)
Location: will be announced
Payment of Course Fee: Friday, 04 October 2019

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

A minimum enrollment of 12 students is required.

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