Course information

The Language Centre offers 4 different General English courses - 2 to 4 phases at each level:

  • Pre-Intermediate English
  • Intermediate English
  • Upper Intermediate English
  • Advanced English

We also offer 3 courses for English for Specific Purposes (pre-requisites: language level B1+/B2):

  • Academic English
  • Academic English: Reading and Writing
  • Academic English: Listening and Speaking
  • Business English I+II
  • Proposal Writing for National Funding Programmes

To find out which course caters best for your needs there are orientation tests available for each level.

Course requirements
min. 80% attendance, active participation, written assignments, mid-term and end-term test

The course Pre-Intermediate English comprises of 3 hours a week plus one hour tutorial, an equivalent of 4.5 ECTS-credits. "Proposal Writing for National Funding Programmes" comprises of 1 hour a week. 1.5 ECTS-credits are allocated.
All the others are 2-hour-courses to which 3 ECTS-credits are allocated.

Courses in the summer term

Course Prerequisite Target level
Pre-Intermediate II A2/A2+ A2+/B1
Intermediate II B1 B1+
Upper Intermediate II B1+/B2 B2
Advanced English II B2/B2+ B2+/C1
Advanced English IV C1 C1+
Academic English: Listening and Speaking B2+ C1
Academic English: Reading and Writing B2+ C1
Business English II B1+/B2 B2-Fachsprachenkenntnisse

Courses in the winter term

Course Prerequisite Target level
Pre-Intermediate I A1+/A2 A2/A2+
Intermediate I A2+/B1 B1
Upper Intermediate I B1/B1+ B1+/B2
Advanced I B2 B2+
Advanced III B2+/C1 C1
Academic English B2 B2+
Business English I B1+/B2 B2-Fachsprachenkenntnisse
Proposal Writing for National Funding Programmes B1+/B2 B2-Fachsprachenkenntnisse
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