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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.

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

General Language

German

French

Italian

Swedish

Spanish

Polish

Russian

Finnish

 

 

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

Finnish

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