Intensive course and extensive course

If you are an Erasmus+, overseas or Master of Science student in select study programs this is what you need to know about available German as a Second Language offerings.

Mr. Cucinotta is not in the IZ from Mon, July 29 to Tue, August 20.
The office hours are cancelled.

The intensive course

This German as a second language intensive course is designed for exchange students only from partner universities in the European Union (Erasmus+) or from abroad (overseas), for students in our selected international Master’s programs and for students in dual Master’s degree programs.

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  • You are a visiting program student or exchange student.
  • Overseas: A German language level of at least A2 is required.
  • You are enrolled at the University of Stuttgart as a visiting program student or an exchange student for a minimum of one semester.
  • Winter semester 2019/20 classes run from September 2 to October 11, 2019
    • Arrival date: Monday, September 2, 2019

Class schedule:

  • Monday – Friday, 08:30 am – 1:45 pm or 2:00 pm – 7:15 pm

As part of the course, the participants will be offered an orientation event and intercultural training.

  • Monday – Friday, 08:30 am – 1:45 pm or 2:00 pm – 7:15 pm
  • Summer semester 2018 classes run from: March 1 to April 6, 2018
    • Arrival date: Monday, March 1, 2018

Class schedule:

  • Monday – Friday, 08:30 am – 1:45 pm or 2:00 pm – 7:15 pm

As part of the course, participants will be offered an orientation event and intercultural training.

The intensive German as a second language courses are offered for the following different language/proficiency levels:

  • A1
  • A2
  • B1
  • B2
  • C1

Application:

Possible via the Mobility-Online portal. You will receive access to the portal by your advisor at the International Office at the University of Stuttgart.

Application deadline:

  • May 1 (for the upcoming winter semester)
  • November 1 (for the upcoming summer semester)

After applying:

  1. Be sure to show up punctually on the arrival dates specified under “Key dates” above
  2. Register in the Incoming Section of the International Office

Students with good attendance at the intensive course who pass the final exam receive - according to the length of the course - 6 to 8 ECTS credit points.

Note

The intensive course is mandatory for overseas students studying on a University of Stuttgart scholarship.

Note on Masters of Science programs: Only students in the following study programs may take our German language classes: MIP, WAREM, WASTE, PHYSICS, Geoengine, COMMAS (fee: EUR 250) and INFOTECH (fee: EUR 250)

Extensive course

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The following proficiency levels are offered in the extensive German as a Second Language course:

  • A1+
  • A2 (A 2.1, A 2.2, A 2+)
  • B1 (B 1.1, B 1.2, B 1+)

Summer semester 2019:

  • Classes formed by: 9 April 2019*
  • Classes start: 15 April 2019 – Classes end: 17 July 2019
  • Pentecoste vacation: 10 – 14 June 2019*

Classes:

  • Monday or Wednesday, 17:45 – 21:00 (4 hrs/week)

*Class divisions are posted in the lobby area of the Intercultural Training Section, International Division.
*Participants will also be notified by email.  

Students with good attendance at the extensive course and that pass the final exam receive 3 ECTS credit points.

Eligible students do not need to register for the course.  After completing the course you will receive a report card that will indicate your grade.

Syllabus

Contact

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Francesco Cucinotta

Exam commissioner TestDaF Center I - IZ, German language courses for exchange students, Lecturer DaF

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Karin Herrmann

German language courses for selected Master's students only (Commas, Geoengine, Infotech, MIP, Physics, Warem, Waste), Summer University