Fit for Studying


Are you planning on taking part in an exchange program in Germany or even in Halle (Saale)? Sign up for this preparatory course and learn more about life and studies at a German university, improve your German skills, and explore the place where you will be studying before the semester starts.

Here’s what you can expect:

Class time

  • Placement test. 
  • 08 a.m. – 11.15 a.m. or 02 p.m. – 5.15 p.m. communicative language classes at different levels, focusing on topics that are especially relevant for studying at university.
  • Training of all four language skills – reading, listening, writing, and speaking.
  • Lessons in pronunciation by trained specialists (4 classes/ week).
  • Learning about current cultural and socio-political topics as well as history and current reality of Central Germany.
  • Individual advice to help you improve your learning strategies, help and support for homework.
  • Work on projects and a final exam.

Time for Self-Study

Please plan to spend some time outside of class for homework and to review.

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 →

Apply to Study in Germany →

Studying in Halle →

Studying in Germany →

Placement test →

UNESCO World Heritage Anhalt Region →

Plan Your Studies

Majors and Minors at Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg →

Develop Your German Skills During Your Free Time →

Information About Visa Requirements →


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