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Language Courses at TU Dortmund University

The Foreign Languages Department of the Center for Higher Education (ZHB), in­ cooperation with the­ International Office, offers a German language course program for international doctoral students­ and postdocs as well as for accompanying spouses and partners at the levels A1, A2 and B1.

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In the university context, the English language allows to get along very well. However, for everyday life outside the academic context, a basic knowledge of German is essential. Therefore, you are welcome to take advantage of German courses and our language café and make shopping, getting to know colleagues or traveling within Germany a lot easier.

Courses in the summer semster 2023:

German for international doctoral students and postdocs A1 (beginners without previous knowledge)
14 April 2023 - August 2023
Fr. 12:30 - 03:45, online

German for international doctoral students and postdocs A2 (beginners with previous knowledge)
04 April 2023 - August 2023
Tue. 06:00 - 08:00 p.m., online
Thur. 04:00 - 06:00 p.m., online

German for international doctoral students and postdocs B1 (advanced)
12 April 2023 - August 2023
Mo. 04:00 - 06:15 p.m., online
Wed. 04:00 - 06:15 p.m., online

Courses in the A1 and A2 levels are four hours per week. The participation in the language courses is free of charge. The number of participants is limited. Depending on the availability, accompanying spouses and partners can also take part in the courses.

Get further information about the courses.

The registration for the German courses can be done by Dr. Carsten Martin via e-mail.

In addition, international doctoral students can register for all other language courses at the ZHB, since they are registered as (doctoral) students. You can view the course program and register via UniAccount on the course platform.