All students, staff members and guests interested in attending one of the Language Centre's German courses need to register before being ableo to do so. You can find the registration system at https://studip.uni-weimar.de.
Instructions for the registration process can be found here (printable PDF file).
Each academic year, incoming exchange students can start the registration process for the September intensive course jn April and for the March intensive course in October.
Full-time students can register after the lecture period when the exam results have been published. Please note that the main target group of the intensive courses are the incoming exchange students.
Everybody who would like to attend one of the German courses offered by the Language Centre needs to do an online placement test before registering for a course. Instructions regarding the placment test can be found here (printable PDF-file).
Those who have already successfully attended German courses offered by the Language Centre do not need to to the placement test.
The courses run for three weeks and comprise 60 classroom hours of 45 minutes each. Classes ususally take place in the mornings from 9.00 - 12.30 am, but there may also be some afternoon classes from 1.30 - 3.00 pm.
N.B. This does not apply if the course is taught in an online format because of the Corona pandemic.
Students: 60 € | Staff members: € 80 | Guests: € 300
The course ís free of charge for all new incoming exchange students.
All courses end with a written exam on the last day of classes. The exam comprises listening comprehension, reading comprehension and writing. AT A 1 and a 2 levels, there are also some grammar items. Oral skills will be assessed during the classroom hours.
N.B. This does not apply if the course is taught in an online format because of the Corona pandemic. In this case, course work will be evaluated.
4 credit points (CP) will be awarded if at least 75 % of all classroom hours were attended and the final exam was passed.
Intensive Course for German | 14 September – 2 October 2020
In view of the Corona pandemic, the course will take place in an online format only.
1. Registration and information for ERASMUS/Exchange Students
ERASMUS and exchange students coming to Weimar for the Winter Semester 2020/21 need to register in StudIP for the placement test.
Please do the placement test and send the result to E-Test-DaF@uni-weimar.de by 1 August 2020 at the latest. After that you will be placed automatically in the course with the suitable target level.
The course is free of charge for all new incoming students.
2. Registration and information for fulltime students
Students who have not yet attended any of the Language Centre’s German courses can register for the online placement test until 1 August 2020. Please do the placement test and send the result to E-Test-DaF@uni-weimar.de by 15 August 2020 at the latest. The result will be entered in your StudIP profile. Registration for a course must be done between 15 August and 1 September 2020.
Students who have already successfully attended German courses at the Language Centre do not need to do the placement test. They can register for the next target level, e.g. A 2.1 if A 1.2 was finished successfully.
Please note that the number of places per target level is limited to 20 persons. Early registration is recommended.
3. Payment of fees
As the corona pandemic does not allow personal contacts, you will be notified by e-mail as to how to pay the course fee by bank transfer.