11th Current Literature – Here’s What Germany Reads in 2022


If you enjoy reading and are interested in contemporary German literature but lack opportunities to discuss these books at home, this is the course for you! You will get a survey of the more recent and the latest publications of German literature before and after the fall of the Berlin wall, and get to know literature of migration and new publications from Leipzig’s Book Fair.

Here’s what you can expect:


  • 08 a.m. – 11.15 a.m. or 02 p.m. – 5.15 p.m. Seminar on literature where you will not only familiarize yourself with the texts we will read, but also gain comprehensive insights into the history and socio-cultural backgrounds that are the context of these books.
  • Studying together with course participants from all over the world means you will get to know international authors and their works, and you will be able to share your favorite authors with them.
  • Writing or reciting, you can express yourself in creative ways yourself, broadening your language skills.
  • Individual counseling to improve your language abilities.
  • This course closes with a creative final project.

Time for Self-Study

Please plan to spend the same amount of time for homework and review outside of class as you spend in class.

Technical Requirements

  • PC, laptop or tablet
  • Headset
  • Internet connection
  • E-mail adress
  • Operating system: Windows, macOS, Android, iOS
  • Browser: current version of Google Chrome (for all operating systems)

We recommend not using a mobile phone.

Course information

3 1/2 weeks

course duration

5 - 10



course location

590,00 €

including all digital course materials

90 classes (45 min each)

weekly schedule: 24 classes




You can take an official test after one of our courses in our licenced TestDaF/ telc test center.

Further Information

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

Apply to Study in Germany
uni-assist.de →

Studying in Halle
study-in-germany.de →

Studying in Germany
study-in-germany.de →

Placement test
einstufungstests.klett-sprachen.de →

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


Accommodation in Halle (Saale)

Links for finding furnished rooms and shared apartments

Poster CEFR “Can Do”

Statements Business

Broschüre Kulturhäuptlinge

Halle (Saale)

Spirits of Culture

Halle (Saale)

Wittenberg’s Booklet

Lutherstadt Wittenberg