Our course offerings for German as a foreign language

Our selection of German as a foreign language courses encompasses intensive programs, evening courses tailored to conversation and everyday language, and specialized training sessions designed to ready you for language proficiency tests like DSH, TestDaF and Telc C1. With skilled instructors guiding you, you'll effectively apply your language proficiency in both daily interactions and professional settings, fostering confidence in your communication abilities.

Our courses are for self-payers only.

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 A1.2

      Basic A1.2 - Beginner A1.2

      Tue & Thu

      80 lessons in total

      640 €

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      Dates Day Time Hours Price Registration
      01.07.2024 - 04.09.2024 Tue & Thu 5.00 pm - 8.15 pm 80 lessons in total 640 € Register now

      Training goal
      Corresponds to A1 of the European Framework of Reference for Languages.

      Training content
      In this course you will learn to make yourself understood in German and to read simple texts.

      Target group
      All interested people with very little previous knowledge (e.g. simple statements about the person).

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

    • Niveau A2.2

      Basic Level A2.2 - Advanced Beginner A2.2

      Tue & Thu

      80 lessons in total

      640 €

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      Dates Day Time Hours Price Registration
      02.07.2024 - 05.09.2024 Tue & Thu 5.00 pm - 8.15 pm 80 lessons in total 640 € Register now

      Training goal
      Corresponds to A2 of the European Framework of Reference for Languages.

      Training content
      Building on the basic A1 level, students learn to express themselves clearly in everyday situations and to read and understand simple texts. Simple grammatical structures are taught and applied in thematic contexts.

      Target group
      All interested students with previous knowledge at level A1 (at least 100 lessons).

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

    • Niveau B1.1

      Basic Level B1.1 - Advanced Beginner B1.1

      Mon & Wed

      80 lessons in total

      640 €

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      Dates Day Time Hours Price Registration
      09.09.2024 - 13.11.2024 Mon & Wed 5.00 pm - 8.15 pm 80 lessons in total 640 € Register now

      Training goal
      Corresponds to B1 of the European Framework of Reference for Languages.

      Training content
      Building on the basic A2 level, you will learn to communicate in everyday situations, orally and in writing. You will deepen your vocabulary and grammar.

      Target group
      All interested students with previous knowledge at level A2.

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

    • Niveau B1.2

      Basic Level B1.2 - Advanced Beginner B1.2

      Tue & Thu

      80 lessons in total

      640 €

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      Dates Day Time Hours Price Registration
      01.07.2024 - 04.09.2024 Tue & Thu 5.00 pm - 8.15 pm 80 lessons in total 640 € Register now

      Training goal
      Corresponds to B1 of the European Framework of Reference for Languages.

      Training content
      Building on the basic A2 level, you will learn to communicate in everyday situations, orally and in writing. You will deepen your vocabulary and grammar.

      Target group
      All interested students with previous knowledge at level A2.

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

    • 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
      23.04.2024 - 11.06.2024 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
      06.06.2024 - 08.08.2024 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
      18.06.2024 - 06.08.2024 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

      Intensive courseA1

      Mon - Fri

      25 lessons per week

      1400 €

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      Dates Day Time Hours Price Registration
      31.03.2025 - 23.05.2025 Mon - Fri 9:00am - 13:15pm 25 lessons per week 1400 € Register now
      02.06.2025 - 25.07.2025 Mon - Fri 9:00am - 13:15pm 25 lessons per week 1400 € Register now
      04.08.2025 - 26.09.2025 Mon - Fri 9:00am - 13:15pm 25 lessons per week 1400 € Register now
      06.10.2025 - 28.11.2025 Mon - Fri 9:00am - 13:15pm 25 lessons per week 1400 € 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 Elementary A2

      Intensive course A2

      Mon - Fri

      25 lessons per week

      1400 €

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      Dates Day Time Hours Price Registration
      31.03.2025 - 23.05.2025 Mon - Fri 9:00am - 12:15pm 25 lessons per week 1400 € Register now
      02.06.2025 - 25.07.2025 Mon - Fri 9:00am - 12:15pm 25 lessons per week 1400 € Register now
      04.08.2025 - 26.09.2025 Mon - Fri 9:00am - 12:15pm 25 lessons per week 1400 € Register now
      06.10.2025 - 28.11.2025 Mon - Fri 9:00am - 12:15pm 25 lessons per week 1400 € 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

      Intensive course B1 + exam training B1

      Mon - Fri

      25 lessons per week

      1580 €

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      Dates Day Time Hours Price Registration
      31.03.2025 - 23.05.2023 Mon - Fri 9am - 1:15pm 25 lessons per week 1580 € Register now
      16.06.2025 - 08.08.2025 Mon - Fri 9am - 1:15pm 25 lessons per week 1580 € Register now
      01.09.2025 - 24.10.2025 Mon - Fri 9am - 1:15pm 25 lessons per week 1580 € Register now

      Course Content

      The intensive B1 course extends your grasp of the German language, building upon the A2 elementary level. It expands basic grammar and vocabulary while enhancing language skills in speaking, listening, reading, and writing. You'll gain proficiency in communicating in everyday scenarios, both orally and in writing. After finishing the course, there will be a one-week session dedicated to preparing for the exam, culminating in the German B1 examination and the acquisition of a German B1 certificate.

      Target group

      This course is tailored for international students proficient at the A2 level. It's designed for individuals interested in applying for the Studienkolleg TUDIAS or the preparatory German course - Propädeutikum - at TU Dresden, with a B1 certificate. (Applications to TU Dresden are submitted via Uni-Assist).

      Requirements

      Proof of an A2 certificate is mandatory. If an A2 certificate is unavailable, an entrance test will be administered.

    * 1 lesson equals 45 minutes
Contact

Kirsten Reuter-Skrypnik
Registration and course management

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

Appointment by arrangement