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Intensive Course

Next course: 16.09. - 23.10.2020

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

Course 1
For students without German knowledge:
- Beginner 1
- Learning objective A1
- 60 hours

Course 2
For students with knowledge of German:
- Beginner 2
- Learning objective A2
- 60 hours

Course 3
For students with knowledge of German:
- Advanced 1
- Learning objective B1
- 60 hours

Course 4
For students with knowledge of German:
- Advanced 2
- Learning objective B2
- 60 hours

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

Information about the German course

  • Placement test prior to arrival
  • Interactive 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
  • Information about studying in Germany as well as student life
  • Area studies
  • If possible in the current situation: Trip within the region
  • Concludes with an exam

Course fee

  • For (newly arrived) exchange students: 250€
  • For other Viadrina-students: 500€
  • For other participants: 500€

Application -  starting mid June 2020

  • Please print the application form (including the placement test) and fill it in. (You find the English version after the German version.)
  • If you have previous knowledge of German, do the placement test which is part of the application form.
  • Send the application form and the placement test via E-Mail to
  • Transfer the course fee to the bank account of viadrina sprachen gmbh.


The German train system's website contains information on travelling to Frankfurt (Oder). The city is only an hour away from Berlin.