German as an Academic Language

If you are studying German for academic purposes, whether to study at a German university, to prepare for writing your thesis, or to improve your comprehension and production of academic texts, this ist just the course for you.

Here’s what you can expect:

Class time

  • 09 a.m. – 12.15 p.m./ 01 p.m. – 02.30 p.m. communicative language classes
  • Training of all four language skills – reading, listening, writing, and speaking.
    • Improve your reading comprehension of academic texts.
    • Broaden your understanding of language structures and vocabulary.
    • Learn techniques and linguistic devices to write academic texts.
    • Develop intercultural and linguistic skills needed at university.
  • Lessons in pronunciation by trained specialists.
  • This course takes place at the levels B2 – C2 and ends with a graded presentation.

Field trips and free time

  • 2 days of field trips and lots of free time activities that will show you the most beautiful places in Handel’s city, Halle.
  • Good-bye party with everyone involved.
  • Support and help from international volunteers and student assistants.


    • This course is aimed at students 17 years old or older, international students, scientists, and exchange students.

    This language course is not a preparation for an official language test.

    Course information

    3 1/2 weeks

    course duration



    Halle (Saale)

    course location

    680,00 €

    including all course materials & free time activities

    92 classes (45 min each)

    weekly schedule: 26 classes



    Bewerbungsschluss: 01.12.2021

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    Further Information

    Common European Framework of Reference for Languages →

    UNESCO World Heritage Anhalt Region →

    Studying in Halle →

    Studying in Germany →

    Placement test →

    Plan Your Studies
    DAAD →

    Majors and Minors at Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg →

    Develop Your German Skills During Your Free Time →

    Information About Visa Requirements →


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