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

  • 08 a.m. – 11.15 a.m. or 02 p.m. – 5.15 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.
  • Individual counseling to improve your language abilities.
  • This course takes place at the levels B2 – C2 and ends with a graded presentation.

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 →

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

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