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Intensive Course

Next course: 01.03. - 26.03.2021 (Online format)

The Language Centre (department of German language) at the European University Viadrina and viadrina sprachen gmbh offer you the opportunity to attend an online German course before the semester begins.

Please note:

  • The intensive German course in March 2021 will be an online course.
  • To participate in the online course, you need a notebook with camera and microphone and a very good internet connection.

Course 1 - For students without previous knowledge of German
Start learning German and get prepared for everyday life in a German speaking context
- This course is designed to have a good start with the German language. Afterwards, you will be perfectly prepared for the online German Course "Grundstufe 1" in the Summer Semester. Please note that this preparation course does not cover a complete language level.
- 30 hours

Course 2 - For students with knowledge of German on the level A1 GER
Intensive Course Basic Level 2 | Grundstufe 2
- Learning objective A2 GER
- 60 hours

Course 3 - For students with knowledge of German on the level A2 GER
Intensive Course Intermediate 1 | Mittelstufe 1
- Learning objective B1 GER
- More information in ViaCampus

You will be placed in one of the courses according to your placement test's result.

Information about the German courses

  • Placement test as part of the application
  • Interactive online language learning in small groups (8-16 students) with trained German teachers
  • Practical german for use in everyday life, focusing on speaking, reading, wrting and listening comprehension
  • Exercises for independent learning
  • Concludes with an online test

Course fees:

  • For exchange students (first German Intensive Course at Viadrina): Course 1 100€ | Course 2: 200€
  • For other Viadrina-students (other exchange students and regular students): Course 1 200€ | Course 2: 400€
  • For other participants: Course 1 200€ | Course 2: 400€

Application has started already. You find the application form in the following.

  • Please print the application form (including the placement test) and fill it in. (You find the English version after the German version.)
  • Please send us also your placement test which is part of the application form. Please fill in the placement test without any help.
  • Send the application form and the placement test via E-Mail to
  • Transfer the course fee to the bank account of viadrina sprachen gmbh.

Deadline for registration: extended until 25.02.2021 (except for M1)