German for Medicine in Wittenberg

Are you considering studying medicine in Germany, for a semester or for the entire duration of your studies? If you would like to get the language skills needed to complete your studies successfully, this summer course in Wittenberg is for you. You will gain insights into the German healthcare system and into work with patients at a hospital as well as further your overall knowledge of German.

Here’s what you can expect:

Class time

  • 09 a.m. – 12.15 a.m. / 01 p.m. – 2.30 p.m. communicative language classes
  • Training of all four language skills – reading, listening, writing, and speaking, focusing on:
    • Reading and summarizing medical texts
    • Vocabulary training and exercises for grammatical structures needed to communicate about anamneses, examinations, and communication with patients
    • Writing medical reports
    • Exercises for pronunciation and training of communicative skills
    • Visit at a hospital
  • Learning about current cultural and socio-political as well as historical topics, both on a regional and a national level.

Field trips and free time

  • 2 days of field trips and lots of free time activities.
  • Good-bye party with everyone involved.
  • Support and help from international volunteers and student assistants.


  • This course is aimed at international students of medicine or similar disciplines, 17 years old or older.

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

Course information

3 1/2 weeks

course duration




course location

720,00 €

including all course materials & free time activities

92 classes (45 min each)

weekly schedule: 26 classes



scholarships for 2024 available

Informationen und Bewerbung für ein DAAD-HSK-Stipendium

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

Majors and Minors at Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg →

Develop Your German Skills During Your Free Time →

Information About Visa Requirements →


Wittenberg’s Booklet

Get to Know Wittenberg

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Get to Know Halle (German)

Halle Spirits of Culture

Get to Know Halle (English)

Collegienstraße 62, 06886 Lutherstadt Wittenberg