LANGUAGE CENTRE

The language centre offers extracurricular courses in English, German as a foreign language and Spanish. The courses are interactive and take place in small groups. They can be attended by all students and staff members free of charge.

Non-members of the university from the region who fulfil the basic requirements for admission can participate for a fee.

Upon request, participants will receive a written confirmation of the successful completion of a course and the corresponding language level.

For regular students:

Please note that the language courses are listed as "Extracurricular courses and achievements" in the Diploma Supplement. These credits cannot be transferred to your curriculum.

Language center-5.jpg

Courses  

Current courses of the Language Centre

Course Catalogue

Activation in English I

Level B1 - B2, grammar, vocabulary, academic writing and discussion, 28 lessons, 3 ects

Activation in English II

Level B2 - B2+, grammar, vocabulary, academic writing and discussion, 28 lessons, 3 ects

German as a foreign language elementary course

Level A1, grammar, vocabulary, comprehension and production of simple oral and written texts; intensive course before the beginning of the semester, 18 lessons, 2 ects

German as a foreign language elementary level

Level A1, grammar, vocabulary, comprehension and production of simple oral and written texts, 40 lessons, 4 ects

German as a foreign language intermediate level

Level A2, grammar, vocabulary, comprehension and production of simple oral and written texts, 40 lessons, 4 ects

German as a foreign language advanced level

Level B1 – B2, grammar, vocabulary, comprehension and production of oral and written texts, 40 lessons, 4 ects

Español Elemental I

Level A1, grammar, vocabulary, comprehension and production of simple oral and written texts, 28 lessons, 3 ects

Español Elemental II

Level A1, grammar, vocabulary, comprehension and production of simple oral and written texts; continuation of Español Elemental I, requirements see module description, 28 lessons, 3 ects

Placement test and course selection

English

First-semester students (BSc AR and BSc BWL) are registered automatically for an online language placement test, which takes place during the Welcome Week.

Further information about the Oxford Online Placement Test

The test helps students to identify their current competence level and allows them to select the appropriate course.

Further information about how to choose the right course

Students in other programmes and staff members can choose English courses at their discretion or take the placement test (please contact Dr. Julia Stelter).

German as a foreign language and Spanish

Register directly for elementary courses (German elementary course, elementary level and Espanol Elemental). For the advanced modules German intermediate level and German advanced level, take the onSET online language placement test during the Welcome Week (no registration required) to choose the right course.

Further information about the onSET online language placement test

For the advanced module Espanol Elemental II, please consider the requirements mentioned in the course description.

Language centre team

Dr. Julia Stelter

Dr. Julia Stelter

Module coordinator languages, senior lecturer
more...
Rainer Batliner

Rainer Batliner

Lecturer for German as a foreign language
more...
Paul Gahan

Paul Gahan

Lecturer for English
more...
Juana Goop, MA

Juana Goop, MA

Lecturer for Spanish
more...
Mag. Florian Rieder

Mag. Florian Rieder

Lecturer for German as a foreign language
more...