7th International Winter Academy in Wittenberg

Come and explore Wittenberg and its UNESCO world heritage sites in the winter months. In this language course, you will not only discover the history of Luther’s town and the city’s famous sons and daughters, but also learn a lot about Germany today.

Here’s what you can expect:

Class time

  • Placement test.
  • 09 a.m. – 12.15 p.m./ 01 p.m. – 02.30 p.m. communicative language classes at different levels.
  • Training of all four language skills – reading, listening, writing, and speaking.
  • Learning about current cultural and socio-political topics as well as history and current reality of the area around Wittenberg.
  • Work on projects & final exam.

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 students of German from all over the world, ages 17+.
  • The course will end with a graded presentation.

This language course does not prepare students specifically for any official language test.

Course information

3 1/2 weeks

course duration

7 - 10



course location

770,00 €

including all course materials

92 classes (45 min each)

weekly schedule: 24 classes



no scholarships available

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Further Information

Common European Framework of Reference for Languages
europaeischer-referenzrahmen.de →

UNESCO World Heritage Anhalt Region
anhalt-dessau-wittenberg.de →

Studying in Halle
study-in-germany.de →

Studying in Germany
study-in-germany.de →

Placement test
einstufungstests.klett-sprachen.de →

Plan Your Studies

Majors and Minors at Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg
studienangebot.uni-halle.de →

Develop Your German Skills During Your Free Time
dw.com/de →

Information About Visa Requirements
auswaertiges-amt.de →


Wittenberg’s Booklet

Get to Know Wittenberg

Halle Kulturhäuptlinge

Get to Know Halle (German)

Halle Spirits of Culture

Get to Know Halle (English)

Collegienstraße 62, 06886 Lutherstadt Wittenberg