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About the Language Programme

About the Language Programme of the University

The language programme offered by the Language Centre conforms to the guidelines of UNIcert®, which is a system of accredited  training and certification for Higher Education institutions.  The table below provides an overview of the structure of our foreign language training.

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CertificateLanguagesCourses needed to achieve this certificateTeaching hours per weekExamination
UNIcert® Basis

General Language

German

French

Italian

Swedish

Spanish

Polish

Russian

 

Beginners 1
("Grundstufe 1")

Beginners 2
("Grundstufe 2")

 
4

 

4

Cumulative based on passing both courses - (See §11 of Examination Regulations for details)
UNIcert® I

German

French

Italian

Polish

Russian

Swedish

Spanish

Intermediate 1

("Mittelstufe 1")

 

 

4

 

Cumulative based on passing the course - (See §12 of Examination Regulations for details)

EITHER

UNIcert® II

OR Language Proficiency for Higher Education

 

 

 

 

 

 

 - - - - - - - - - - - - -

ONLY Language Proficiency for Higher Education (i.e. not UNIcert®)

Finnish

French

Polish

Russian

Swedish

Spanish

 

 

 

 

  - - - - - - - -

Only Turkish

and English

Intermediate 2

("Mittelstufe 2")

 

Upper Intermediate
("Oberstufe")

 

 

 

 

 

    - - - - - - - - -

Intermediate 2

("Mittelstufe 2")

Upper Intermediate ("Oberstufe")

4

 

 

2 courses, total 4 hours

 

 

 

 

  - - - -

4

 

2 courses, total 4 hours

Examination as per § 13 of the Examination Regulations

 

 

 

 

UNIcert® III

Academic Communication

 

English

French

Polish

Russian

Swedish

Spanish

 

Academic Communication -  Oral Skills
("MWK")

 

Academic Communication -  Written Skills
("SWK")

 

4

 

 

 

4

 

Examination as per § 14 of the Examination Regulations

 
UNIcert® IV

 

 

 

  - - - - - - - - - - - - -

Academic Communication - German

German Module 1 (Obligatory)

Module 2/3/4 (Optional)

as per §4(5) of the Examination Regulations

  - - - - -

Module 1 (Obligatory)

 

 

4

 

4

 

  - - - -

4

Examination as per § 15 of the Examination Regulations