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Course information for Winter Semester 2016/17


-The registration proceduree for intensive courses of the viadrina sprachen GmbH is the same as for courses during the semester (in their office, place given after payment.)

The registration procuedure for Language Centre courses - see the menu points on the left (lower menu box.) The procedure differs depending on the language.


Enroling in language courses for the Winter Semester 2016/17 (NOT for intensive courses in the vaacation)

For language courses taught by the Language Centre, enrolment begins on 15 Sept. 2016. The complete list of courses offered can be found on ViaCampus.

Registration for courses  - how to register. Enrolment deadline: 12.10.2016, 13:00

Enrolment for courses organized by viadrina sprachen gmbh  begins 15.09.2016 and ends 14.10.2016. You will need to go in person to their offices: Logenstr. 9-10, Room 248 (in the Post Office Building, entrance is via Lindenstraße.)  Registration for their courses is only possible when you pay the course fee.

All language courses begin in the week starting Monday,  17th Oct. 2016

€ 2.50 must be paid to course teachers upon the start of classes for photocopying materials.

Information Presentations  - Introduction to the language programme

Wednesday, 05.10.2016 
- 12.00-13.00  for Law Students     - GD Lecture Hall 1
- 13.30-14.30  for  Students of Cultural Sciences and IKG -  GD Lecture Hall 2
- 13.30-14.30 for Business students and students of Business & Law   - GD Audimax

- 13.30-14.30  For Erasmus/Exchange students  - AM Lecture Hall 3

Advice on language courses at the beginning of the semester is available at the following times

Monday, 10.10.2016, 12:00-14:00 and
Tuesday, 11.10.2016, 13:00-15:00 in AB the  language departments  (Lektorate)

Placement tests
If you want to take part in courses other than beginners level, you will have to take a placement test.

Thursday 6th - Monday 10th Oct.

More info here on dates, times and places for these tests.

Distribution of places  ("Kurszuteilung")  in language classes of the Language Centre
(i.e. not for courses of the viadrina sprachen GmbH)

...from 10:00 am on Thursday, 13.10.2016 . After that time, you can see if you have a place by looking  on the website under Course Places.


Didn't get a place in the course you want?


Have you been given a place in a course which  you  now want  to drop?

 Spare places in courses can be taken up on the "Restplatzvergabe"  (online allocation of spare places ) from, 14.10.2016 till 28.10.16. This applies only to courses run by the Language Centre, not those run by the viadrina sprachen gmbh*.

If you no longer wish to be in the course you should  drop your course place by 28.10.2016, 6 pm. IF YOU DO NOT DO SO, THE COURSE WILL BE LISTED ON YOUR TRANSCRIPT OF COURSES AS "COURSE NOT PASSED". Moreover, you may be stopping another student getting into the course!

 *Distribution of remaining places in classes run by "viadrina sprachen gmbh" and cancellation of a place in a GmbH course  will take place in their office.
Cancellation of your place in a  viadrina sprachen gmbh course must be undertaken in their office.