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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 tables below provide an overview of the structure of our foreign language training programme.

Table 1

Table 2:

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®)

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

GermanModule 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