Improve German in your studies

There are various options for taking German courses during your studies. A distinction is made between courses for students and courses for exchange students. You can find the courses on offer in the Download Centre on the right.

Furthermore, the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) has information on its own summer language courses, which are offered within Germany and are designed to help you learn German. DAAD Summer Language Courses

German courses offered by some private language schools in Wuppertal and the surrounding area can be found in the Download Centre on the right.

German C2 Part b: Everyday and Scientific Language (always in the summer semester)

The C2 German course is aimed at international students who want to improve and further develop their German language skills at a high level. If you have already passed the DSH and have already attended seminars and lectures, this course is suitable for you.

The course is part of the C2 module with the modules:

  • Module Part a: German C2: Everyday Language and Professional Language
  • Module Part b: German C2: Everyday Language and Academic Language

These courses are offered alternately in the summer and winter semesters, in any order. The following course book is required for both courses: "Endstation C2 Kurs- und Arbeitsbuch". It is best to purchase this book before the course begins. After successful completion of both module parts, a final module examination can be taken, which certifies the C2 level.

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German for students in the humanities (always in the summer semester)

This course is aimed at international students who want to study a humanities or social science subject or do a doctorate in these subjects. The German language skills required for this course are above DSH level.

The course comprises 24 teaching units. Students receive 2 credit points (LP) for participation, in addition they can give a presentation for another 2 LP. An examination is not planned.

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German for students in the natural sciences and engineering (always in the summer semester)

This course is aimed at international students who want to study a natural science or engineering subject or do a doctorate in these subjects. The German language skills required for this course are above DSH level.

The course comprises 24 teaching units. Students receive 2 credit points (LP) for participation, in addition they can give a presentation for another 2 LP. An examination is not planned.

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This offer is aimed at international first-year students and students of economics and engineering (WiMINT). Knowledge of mathematics in German is required. In addition to the repetition and deepening of mathematical content, the content of the courses is in particular the learning of the corresponding specialist vocabulary.

Further information about this course.

The wort.ort is the writing workshop of the School of Humanities and Cultural Studies at the University of Wuppertal. The writing workshop offers students the opportunity to talk about challenges in their own writing projects in an open and relaxed atmosphere. The writing workshop not only provides information and methods for planning, writing and completing a text, but also helps with all other questions related to academic writing.

Workshops are also offered on the topics of comma placement, spelling and punctuation.  These workshops teach you the tools for writing grammatically and formally well-formed texts.

Further information about this course.

This course is aimed at enrolled international exchange students at the Bergische Universität Wuppertal as well as students in the English-language degree programmes who have little or no knowledge of German. The course is offered as an online module on the learning platform moodle with accompanying coaching units.

Further information about this course.

Diese Kurse richten sich an internationale Studierende in den englischsprachigen Studiengängen,  Gastwissenschaftler*innen und Mitarbeiter*innen mit Deutschkenntnissen auf den Niveaus A2 und B1. Die Kurse behandeln alltagssprachliche Themen, an denen Wortschatz und Grammatik trainiert werden. Die Bücher der Reihe Spektrum A2+ und B1+ werden als Kursgrundlage verwendet.The courses deal with everyday language topics on which vocabulary and grammar are trained. The books in the Spektrum A2+ and B1+ series are used as the basis for the courses.

The courses each comprise 100 teaching units and conclude with an examination at the end. No credit points can be earned.

Further information and booking of this course.

A good degree with subsequent integration into the German labour market requires language skills at a high level.  

The pre-vocational language course Deutsch@Work is a blended learning format that combines topics of the vocational context such as "Successful teamwork", "Confident argumentation and negotiation", "Corporate culture" and "Corporate communication" with the consolidation and expansion of already acquired language structures. The use of digital learning modules gives students the opportunity to work on and prepare learning content independent of location and at their own learning pace. Classroom attendance phases ensure direct exchange with teachers and other students.

Further information an booking of this course.

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