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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

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

Spanish

Polish

Russian

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

French

Italian

Spanish

Polish

Russian

Intermediate 2
("Mittelstufe 2")


Upper Intermediate
("Oberstufe")

4



2 courses, total 4 hours

Examination as per § 13 of the Examination Regulations

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

English

Turkish

Intermediate 2
("Mittelstufe 2")


Upper Intermediate ("Oberstufe")

4



2 courses, total 4 hours

Examination as per § 13 of the Examination Regulations

UNIcert® III

Academic Communication

English

French

Spanish

Polish

Russian

Academic Communication - 
Oral Skills ("MWK")

Academic Communication -  Written Skills ("SWK")

4

4

Examination as per § 14 of the Examination Regulations

UNIcert® IV

Academic Communication

- - - - - - - - - -

Certificate "Academic Communication"

German Module 1 (Obligatory)

Module 2/3/4 (Optional)

as per § 4 (5) of the Examination Regulations

- - - - - - - - - - - - - -

Module 1 (Obligatory)

4

4
4



- - - - -

4

Examination as per § 15 of the Examination Regulations