Our German as a foreign language course offerings

Our German as a foreign language course offerings include intensive courses as well as conversation and everyday language oriented evening courses. In special training courses, we also prepare you for various language tests such as DSH or TestDaF. Experienced and qualified teachers support you in using the language skills you have acquired and thus in communicating confidently in everyday life and at work.

All German as a Foreign Language courses at a glance

Here you can get an overview of all German as a foreign language courses, the goals and contents of each course, as well as the necessary prerequisites.

    Course
    Day
    Lessons*
    Price
    Dates
    • Niveau Elementary and Intermediate level A2 - B2.1

      Elementary and Intermediate level A2 - B2.1

      Mon - Fri

      30 lessons per week (6€/lesson)

      3420 €

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      Dates Day Time Hours Price Registration
      08.04.2024 - 30.08.2024 Mon - Fri 08.30 am - 1.30 pm or 2.00 pm - 7.00 pm 30 lessons per week (6€/lesson) 3420 € Register now

      Training content
      In the preliminary course German A2-B1.2 a basic training in the German language takes place. Grammar and vocabulary are consolidated and expanded. The skills of speaking, listening, reading and writing are developed.

      Building on the knowledge of basic grammar, and after successfully passing the B1 exam, you will learn intermediate grammar and expand your vocabulary knowledge. You will train your reading and listening comprehension, as well as your speaking and writing skills.

      Target group
      All international students with previous knowledge of the German language. The course is particularly suitable for international applicants who later wish to take the DSH, TestDaF or Feststellungsprüfung.

      Preconditions
      A1 completed

       

    • Niveau TU Dresden

      Training course for the Propaedeutic entrance test - 1 week

      Mon - Fri

      25 lessons total

      150 €

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      Dates Day Time Hours Price Registration
      11.03.2024 - 15.03.2024 Mon - Fri morning or afternoon 25 lessons total 150 € Register now

      Training goal
      Preparation for the entrance test for the propaedeutic course at the TU Dresden.

      Training content
      Grammar and vocabulary necessary for the entrance test are practiced. C-tests are practiced in the form in which they will be tested in the entrance test.

      Target group
      International applicants who are invited to take the entrance test at the TU Dresden.

      Preconditions
      Admission/pre-registration at the TU Dresden for winter semester 2023/24.

    • Niveau TU Dresden

      Training course for the Propaedeutic entrance test - 2 weeks

      Mon - Fri

      50 lessons total

      300 €

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      Dates Day Time Hours Price Registration
      04.03.2024 - 15.03.2024 Mon - Fri morning or afternoon 50 lessons total 300 € Register now

      Training goal
      Preparation for the entrance test for the propaedeutic course at the TU Dresden.

      Training content
      Grammar and vocabulary necessary for the entrance test are practiced. C-tests are practiced in the form in which they will be tested in the entrance test.

      Target group
      International applicants who are invited to take the entrance test at the TU Dresden.

      Preconditions
      Admission/pre-registration at the TU Dresden for the winter semester 2023/24.

    • Niveau DSH-2

      Training course DSH 1 week

      Mon - Fri

      25 x 45 min.

      150 €

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      Dates Day Time Hours Price Registration
      19.02.2024 - 23.02.2024 Mon - Fri morning or afternoon 25 x 45 min. 150 € Register now

      Training goal
      Preparation for the DSH at the TU Dresden

      Training content
      The grammar and vocabulary necessary for the DSH are practiced. Reading and listening comprehension are trained in the form in which they are tested in the DSH.

      Target group
      International applicants who are invited to take the DSH at the TU Dresden.

      Preconditions
      Admission to the TU Dresden, German language skills on level B2/C1

    • Niveau DSH-2

      Training course DSH 2 weeks

      Mon - Fri

      50 x 45 min.

      300 €

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      Dates Day Time Hours Price Registration
      12.02.2024 - 23.02.2024 Mon - Fri morning or afternoon 50 x 45 min. 300 € Register now

      Training goal
      Preparation for the DSH at the TU Dresden

      Training content
      The grammar and vocabulary necessary for the DSH are practiced. Reading and listening comprehension are trained in the form in which they are tested in the DSH.

      Target group
      International applicants who are invited to take the DSH at the TU Dresden.

      Preconditions
      Admission to the TU Dresden, German language skills on level B2/C1

    • Niveau B2.1

      Mittelstufe B2.1 - Intermediate B2.1

      Tue & Thu

      60 lessons in total

      480 €

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      Dates Day Time Hours Price Registration
      22.02.2024 - 11.04.2024 Tue & Thu 5.00 pm - 8.15 pm 60 lessons in total 480 € Register now

      Training goal
      Understanding of reading and listening texts on familiar topics, normal conversations in private and professional life possible.

      Training content
      Conversation-oriented study of listening and reading texts, sentence structure, prepositions in fixed compounds, nominalizations, attributes.

      Target group
      All interested students with previous knowledge of level B1.

      Prices & Conditions
      Prices are valid for a minimum of 5 participants.

    • Niveau C1

      Upper C1.1 - Advanced C1.1

      Thu

      40 lessons in total

      360 €

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      Dates Day Time Hours Price Registration
      25.01.2024 - 28.03.2024 Thu 5.00 pm - 8.15 pm 40 lessons in total 360 € Register now

      Training goal
      Understanding of all reading and listening texts, effortless participation in conversations.

      Training content
      Conversation-oriented study of listening and reading texts, tenses, localization, verbalization.

      Target group
      All students with previous knowledge of level B2.

      Prices & Conditions
      Prices are valid for a minimum of 5 participants.

    • Niveau B2.2

      Mittelstufe B2.2- Intermediate B2.2

      Tue & Thu

      60 lessons in total

      480 €

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      Dates Day Time Hours Price Registration
      22.02.2024 - 11.04.2024 Tue & Thu 17:00 - 20:15 Uhr 60 lessons in total 480 € Register now

      Ausbildungsziel
      Verstehen von Lese- und Hörtexten zu vertrauten Themen, normale Gespräche im privaten und beruflichen Bereich möglich.

      Ausbildungsinhalt
      Konversationsorientierte Beschäftigung mit Hör- und Lesetexten, Satzbaustrukturen, Präpositionen in festen Verbindungen, Nominalisierungen, Attribute.

      Zielgruppe
      Alle Interessenten mit Vorkenntnissen der Stufe B1.

      Preise & Bedingungen
      Die Preise gelten ab einer Mindestteilnehmerzahl von 5 Teilnehmern.

    • Niveau Elementary A1 - B1

      Elementary A1 - B1

      Mo - Fr

      30 lessons per week (6€/lesson)

      3600 €

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      Dates Day Time Hours Price Registration
      02.04.2024 - 30.08.2024 Mo - Fr 08:30 am - 1:30 pm 30 lessons per week (6€/lesson) 3600 € Register now

      Training goal
      Exam B1 corresponds to the level of the entrance test for the intermediate and advanced courses (B2-C1) at TUDIAS and for the Preparatory College.

      Training content
      In the preliminary course German A1-B1 a basic training in the German language takes place. Basic grammar and vocabulary are taught. Language skills such as speaking, listening, reading and writing are developed.

      Target group
      All international students with no or very little knowledge of German. The course is especially suitable for international applicants who would like to take the DSH, TestDaF or Feststellungsprüfung later on.

      Preconditions
      none

      Notes
      The winter / summer semester includes 2 weeks of vacation. It is possible to join the current course by arrangement if you have the appropriate prior knowledge.

       

    • Niveau Advanced level B2/C1 incl. DSH-/TestDaF preparation

      Advanced level B2/C1 incl. DSH-/TestDaF preparation

      Mo - Fr

      30 lessons per week (6€/lesson)

      3240 €

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      Dates Day Time Hours Price Registration
      17.04.2024 - 30.08.2024 Mo - Fr 08:30 am - 1:30 pm (on some days also 2:00 pm - 7 pm) 30 lessons per week (6€/lesson) 3240 € Register now

      Training objective
      Level of the DSH/the TestDaF

      Training content
      Building on the consolidation of basic grammar and vocabulary, the intermediate level grammar is taught and the vocabulary is expanded. Reading and listening comprehension and speaking and writing skills are further developed. The course concludes with DSH/TestDaF training.

      Joining the level C1 is only possible when the B2 exam is passed successfully.

      Target group
      All international students with completed B1. The course is particularly suitable for international applicants who wish to take the DSH or TestDaF.

      Preconditions
      B1 completed, passing the entrance test.

      Notes
      The course period includes 2 weeks of vacation. It is possible to join the current course by arrangement if you have the appropriate prior knowledge.

       

      Dates in summer semester 2024:

      Placement test: 15.04.2024

       

    • Niveau Elementary A1

      Elementary A1

      Mo - Fr

      30 lessons per week (6,50€/lesson)

      1365 €

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      Dates Day Time Hours Price Registration
      02.04.2024 - 17.05.2024 Mo - Fr 08:30 am - 1:30 pm or 2:00 pm - 7:00 pm 30 lessons per week (6,50€/lesson) 1365 € Register now

      Training content
      In the elementary course German A1 a basic training in the German language takes place. Basic grammar and vocabulary are taught. Language skills such as speaking, listening, reading and writing are developed.

      Target group
      All international students with no knowledge of German.

      Preconditions
      none

       

    • Niveau A2

      Elementary A2

      Mo - Fr

      30 lessons per week (6,50€/lesson)

      1170 €

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      Dates Day Time Hours Price Registration
      20.05.2024 - 28.06.2024 Mo - Fr 08:30 am - 1:30 pm 30 lessons per week (6,50€/lesson) 1170 € Register now

      Course content
      The elementary course A2 provides basic training in the German language. Basic grammar and vocabulary are taught. Language skills such as speaking, listening, reading and writing are developed.

      Target group
      All international students with knowledge of German on level A1.

      Requirements
      Proof of an A1 certificate required. If no A1 certificate is available, a placement test will be carried out.

    • Niveau A2

      Elementary A2

      Mo - Fr

      30 lessons per week (6,50€/lesson)

      1170 €

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      Dates Day Time Hours Price Registration
      08.04.2024 - 17.05.2024 Mo - Fr 08.30 am - 1.30 pm or 2.00 pm - 7.00 pm 30 lessons per week (6,50€/lesson) 1170 € Register now

      Course content
      The elementary course A2 provides basic training in the German language. Basic grammar and vocabulary are taught. Language skills such as speaking, listening, reading and writing are developed.

      Target group
      All international students with knowledge of German on level A1.

      Requirements
      Proof of an A1 certificate required. If no A1 certificate is available, a placement test will be carried out.

    • Niveau Intermediate B1

      Intermediate B1

      Mo - Fr

      30 lessons per week (6,50€/lesson)

      1170 €

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      Dates Day Time Hours Price Registration
      20.05.2024 - 28.06.2024 Mo - Fr 08:30 am - 1:30 pm or 2:00 pm - 7:00 pm 30 lessons per week (6,50€/lesson) 1170 € Register now

      Training content
      In the intermediate level B1 course, building on the elementary level A2, the German language is deepened. Basic grammar and vocabulary are expanded along with reading and listening skills. You will also learn to communicate in everyday situations, orally and in writing.

      At the end of the course you can take a B1 exam and receive a B1 certificate.

      Target group
      All international students with A2 level knowledge. This course is for all interested students who want to apply for the preparatory semester at the TU Dresden (Propädeutikum) or for the Studienkolleg TUDIAS with a B1 certificate.

      Preconditions
      Proof of an A2 certificate is required. If no A2 certificate is available, a placement test at level A2 will be conducted.

    • Niveau Intermediate B1

      Intermediate B1

      Mo - Fr

      30 lessons per week (6,50€/lesson)

      1365 €

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      Dates Day Time Hours Price Registration
      15.07.2024 - 30.08.2024 Mo - Fr 08:30 am - 1:30 pm 30 lessons per week (6,50€/lesson) 1365 € Register now

      Training content
      In the intermediate level B1 course, building on the elementary level A2, the German language is deepened. Basic grammar and vocabulary are expanded along with reading and listening skills. You will also learn to communicate in everyday situations, orally and in writing.

      At the end of the course you can take a B1 exam and receive a B1 certificate.

      Target group
      All international students with A2 level knowledge. This course is for all interested students who want to apply for the preparatory semester at the TU Dresden (Propädeutikum) or for the Studienkolleg TUDIAS with a B1 certificate.

      Preconditions
      Proof of an A2 certificate is required. If no A2 certificate is available, a placement test at level A2 will be conducted.

    • Niveau B2.1

      Intermediate B2.1

      Mo - Fr

      30 lessons per week (6,50€/lesson)

      1365 €

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      Dates Day Time Hours Price Registration
      15.07.2024 - 30.08.2024 Mo - Fr 8:30 am - 1:30 pm or 2:00 pm - 7:00 pm 30 lessons per week (6,50€/lesson) 1365 € Register now

      Course content
      Building on the consolidation of basic grammar and vocabulary, you will learn intermediate level grammar (beginning B2) and expand your vocabulary. You will practise your reading and listening comprehension as well as your speaking and writing skills.

      Target group
      All international students with previous knowledge of German at level B1. The course is particularly suitable for international applicants who wish to take the DSH, the TestDaF or the Feststellungsprüfung.

      Preconditions
      B1 completed. It is possible to join the current course by prior arrangement if you have the relevant previous knowledge.

       

    • Niveau Elementary A1 - B1 - online course

      Elementary A1 - B1 - online course

      Mo - Fr

      30 lessons per week (6€/UE)

      3600 €

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      Dates Day Time Hours Price Registration
      02.04.2024 - 30.08.2024 Mo - Fr 8:30 am - 1:30 pm 30 lessons per week (6€/UE) 3600 € Register now

      Training content
      In the online course German A1-B1 a basic training in the German language takes place. Basic grammar and vocabulary are taught. Language skills such as speaking, listening, reading and writing are developed.

      Training goal
      Exam B1 corresponds to the level of the entrance test for the intermediate and advanced courses (B2-C1) at TUDIAS and for the Preparatory College.

      Target group
      All international students with no or very little knowledge of German. The course is especially suitable for international applicants who would like to take the DSH, TestDaF or Feststellungsprüfung later on.

      Preconditions
      none

      Notes
      The winter / summer semester includes 2 weeks of vacation. It is possible to join the current course by arrangement if you have the appropriate prior knowledge.

       

      Hinweise
      Im Winter- / Sommersemester sind 2 Wochen Ferien enthalten. Ein Einstieg in den laufenden Kurs ist nach Absprache bei entsprechenden Vorkenntnissen möglich.

       

       

    • Niveau Elementary A1 - online course

      Elemtary A1 - online course

      Mo - Fr

      30 lessons per week (6,50€/UE)

      1365 €

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      Dates Day Time Hours Price Registration
      02.04.2024 - 17.05.2024 Mo - Fr 8:30 am - 1:30 pm 30 lessons per week (6,50€/UE) 1365 € Register now

      Training content
      In the online course German A1 a basic training in the German language takes place. Basic grammar and vocabulary are taught. Language skills such as speaking, listening, reading and writing are developed.

      Target group
      All international students with no knowledge of German.

      Preconditions
      none

       

    • Niveau Advanced level B2

      Advanced level B2

      Mo - Fr

      30 lessons per week (6,50€/lesson)

      2145 €

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      Dates Day Time Hours Price Registration
      17.04.2024 - 28.06.2024 Mo - Fr 08:30 am - 1:30 pm (on some days also 2:00 pm - 7 pm) 30 lessons per week (6,50€/lesson) 2145 € Register now

      Training content
      Building on the consolidation of basic grammar and vocabulary, the intermediate level grammar is taught and the vocabulary is expanded. Reading and listening comprehension and speaking and writing skills are further developed. The course concludes with a B2 exam.

       

      Target group
      All international students with completed B1. The course is particularly suitable for international applicants who wish to join Studienkolleg or Propädeutikum at TU Dresden.

      Preconditions
      B1 completed, passing the entrance test.

      Notes
      The course period includes 2 weeks of vacation. It is possible to join the current course by arrangement if you have the appropriate prior knowledge.

       

    * 1 lesson equals 45 minutes
Contact

Kirsten Reuter-Skrypnik
Registration and course management

Tel.: +49 (0) 351 / 40 470 – 221
kirsten.reuter@tudias.de

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