German as a foreign language

We offer the following German courses to exchange students from our partner universities abroad and international full-time students as part of the General Study program in Heilbronn in the summer semester 2024.

810001 German as a foreign language 1, A1.1 (8 ECTS credits) with e-learning component

Group A

  • Lecturer: Venüs Güzel
  • Monday & Wednesday, 3:45 - 5:15 p.m.
  • Room: A412, Campus Heilbronn-Sontheim
  • Start from: Wednesday, 13 March 2024, 3:45 p.m.
  • Note: The online sessions consist of a self study phase.
810001 German as a foreign language 1, A1.1 (8 ECTS credits) with e-learning component

Group B

  • Lecturer: Heidrun Herbert
  • Monday & Wednesday, 5:30 - 7:00 p.m.
  • Room: A509, Campus Heilbronn-Sontheim
  • Start from: Wednesday, 13 March 2024, 5:30 p.m. 
  • E-Learning Lecturer: Venüs Güzel
  • Note: The online sessions consist of a self study phase.
810002 German as a foreign language 2, A1.2 (6 ECTS credits)

Group A

  • Lecturer: Elke Laber-Steiner
  • Monday, 1:15 - 4:30 p.m.
  • Room: S141, Bildungscampus Heilbronn
  • Start from: Monday, 18 March 2024, 4:45 p.m.
810002 German as a foreign language 2, A1.2 (6 ECTS credits)

Group B

  • Lecturer: Venüs Güzel
  • Monday & Wednesday, 5:30 - 7:00 p.m. 
  • Room: A412, Campus Heilbronn-Sontheim 
  • Start from: Wednesday, 13 March 2024, 5:30 p.m.
810003 German as a foreign language 3, A2.1 (6 ECTS credits)

is offered together with level A2.2 in summer semester 2024

810004 German as a foreign language 4, A2.2 (6 ECTS credits):
  • Lecturer: Elke Laber-Steiner
  • Monday, 4:45 - 8:00 p.m.
  • Room: S141, Bildungscampus Heilbronn
  • Start from: Monday, 18 March 2024, 4:45 p.m.
810005 German as a foreign language 5, B1.1 (6 ECTS credits):

is offered together with B1.2 in summer semester 2024

810006 German as a Foreign Language 6, B1.2 (6 ECTS credits):
  • Lecturer: Heidrun Herbert
  • Monday & Wednesday, 7:00 - 8:30 p.m.
  • Room: A509, Campus Heilbronn-Sontheim
  • Start from: Wednesday, 13 March 2024, 7:00 p.m.
810007 German as a Foreign Language 7, B2.1 (6 ECTS credits)

not offered in summer semester 2024

810008 German as a Foreign Language 8, B2.2 (7 ECTS credits) with e-learning component:
  • is offered together with C1 in summer semester 2024
  • E-Learning Lecturer: Dörte Hellbusch-Doll
  • The e-learning component is offered for students of the campuses HN, KÜN and SHA
810009 German as a Foreign Language 9, C1 (7 ECTS Credits) with e-learning component
  • Lecturer: Kerstin Bischoff
  • Monday & Wednesday, 6:30 - 8:00 p.m.
  • Room: A508, Campus Heilbronn-Sontheim
  • Start from: Monday, 18 March 2023, 7:00 p.m.
  • E-Learning Lecturer: Dörte Hellbusch-Doll
  • Note: The online sessions consist of group/pair work and a self study phase.
  • The e-learning component is offered for students of the campuses HN, KÜN and SHA

The levels of German as a foreign language courses are based on the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR).

In the Guidelines for German as a Foreign Language  the guidelines are set out that students have to follow:

The online placement test takes place on 8 March 2024, 10:00 a.m., room T2.40 Bildungscampus Heilbronn.

Registration for the placement test with Hannelore Lang and Kathrin Koç of the International Office.

According to the test results, students will be assigned to one of the six level groups. The students will be informed promptly.

Information for complete beginners of German: Please note that you'll receive an e-mail with instructions on how to join your German class in mid March.

Information for all other students of German: You'll receive an e-mail with information on the results of the entrance exam prior to commencement of lectures.

Attendance in all German courses is compulsory.

Exchange students who study in Heilbronn for more than one semester and international full-time students are automatically promoted to the next higher course in the following semester if they pass the exam. If they wish to skip a course level, they have to take the placement test again.

Participation in more than one German course during a semester is possible in individual cases and after consultation with all participating lecturers. Please send an informal application (in writing) to Venüs Güzel.