German as a foreign language

We offer the following German courses to exchange students from our partner universities abroad as part of the General Study program in Heilbronn in the winter semester 2022/23.

Feel free to put your web camera on during the session.

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

Group A

  • Lecturer: Dr. Elwira Bauer
  • Monday & Wednesday, 5:30 - 7:00 p.m.
  • Room: A507, Campus Heilbronn-Sontheim
  • Start from: Wednesday, 28 September 2022, 5:30 p.m.
  • Note: The online sessions consist of group/pair work and 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, 7:00 - 8:30 p.m.
  • Room: S141, Bildungscampus Heilbronn
  • Start from: Wednesday, 28 September 2022, 7:00 p.m.
  • E-Learning Lecturer: Dr. Elwira Bauer
  • Note: The online sessions consist of group/pair work and a self study phase.
810001 German as a foreign language 1, A1.1 (8 ECTS credits) with e-learning component

Group C, online course for students of campuses Heilbronn, Künzelsau and Schwäbisch Hall

  • Lecturer: Dörte Hellbusch-Doll
  • Monday & Wednesday, 3:45 - 5:15 p.m.
  • Room: Online
  • Start from: Wednesday, 28 September 2022, 3:45 p.m.
  • Note: The online sessions consist of group/pair work and a self study phase.
810002 German as a foreign language 2, A1.2 (6 ECTS credits)

is offered together with level A2.1 in winter semester 2022/23

810003 German as a foreign language 3, A2.1 (6 ECTS credits)
  • Lecturer: Irina Stifter
  • Monday & Wednesday, 3:00 - 4:30 p.m.
  • Room: S132, Bildungscampus Heilbronn
  • Start from: Wednesday, 28 September 2022, 3:00 p.m.
  • E-Learning Lecturer: Dr. Alice Gruber
  • Note: The online sessions consist of group/pair work and a self study phase.
810004 German as a foreign language 4, A2.2 (6 ECTS credits):
  • Lecturer: Irina Stifter
  • Monday & Wednesday, 4:45 - 6:15 p.m.
  • Room: S132, Bildungscampus Heilbronn
  • Start from: Wednesday, 28 September 2022, 4:45 p.m.
  • Note: The online sessions consist of group/pair work and a self study phase.
810005 German as a foreign language 5, B1.1 (6 ECTS credits):

is offered together with level A2.2 in winter semester 2022/23

810006 German as a Foreign Language 6, B1.2 (6 ECTS credits):
  • Lecturer: Heidrun Herbert
  • Monday & Wednesday, 5:30 - 7:00 p.m.
  • Room: S141, Bildungscampus Heilbronn
  • Start from: Wednesday, 28 September 2022, 5:30 p.m.
  • Note: The online sessions consist of group/pair work and a self study phase.
810007 German as a Foreign Language 7, B2.1 (6 ECTS credits)

is offered together with level B1.2 in winter semester 2022/23

810008 German as a Foreign Language 8, B2.2 (7 ECTS credits) with virtual exchange component:
  • is offered together with C1 in winter semester 2022/23
  • Virtual Exchange Lecturer: Dr. Alice Gruber
810009 German as a Foreign Language 9, C1 (7 ECTS Credits) with virtual exchange component
  • Lecturer: Kerstin Bischoff
  • Monday & Wednesday, 5:30 - 7:00 p.m.
  • Room: A509, Campus Heilbronn-Sontheim
  • Start from: Wednesday, 28 September 2022, 5:30 p.m.
  • Virtual Exchange Lecturer: Dr. Alice Gruber
  • Note: The online sessions consist of group/pair work and a self study phase.

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 written placement test takes place online. The students will be informed promptly. 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 seven level groups.

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 September.

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

Participation in all German courses is compulsory.

Exchange students who study in Heilbronn for more than one semester 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 Christa Wanek-Baumann.

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