Courses German as a foreign language

Course no.

Course Title

Contact hours
of 45 minutes
per week

ECTS Credits

> Presemester Courses

LAN1181

German 1 presemester course – CEFR2)-Level A1 / Basic User

intensive course 
(18 days, 
105 contact hours in total)

5

> Courseduring the semester

LAN1081

German 1 – CEFR-Level A1 / Basic User

6

5

LAN1002

German 2 – CEFR-Level A2 / Basic User

6

5

LAN1082

German 2 + Business – CEFR-Level A2+ / Basic User 
(telc Deutsch A2 + Beruf)

6

5

LAN1083

German 3 – CEFR-Level B1 / Independent User

6

5

LAN1093

German 3 + Business – CEFR-Level B1+ / Independent 
User (telc Deutsch B1 + Beruf)

4

5

LAN1005 German 5 - CEFR-Level B2 4 5

LAN1006

German 6 – CEFR-Level C1

2

5

 

Added value – learn German and improve your language profile

  • One of our objectives is to encourage all international students to improve their language profile by acquiring at least good basic skills in German.
  • Future employers might expect that internationals, having studied in Germany did learn some German.
  • Pforzheim University’s Institute of Foreign Languages offers a wide range of courses in German as a foreign language, tailored to your individual needs.

Are you going to start learning German without previous knowledge?

Have you been learning German for some time?

Based on a placement test during your ISP welcome and orientation phase, we will arrange
for suitable classes.

Full integration into the time-table
All courses in German as a foreign language are fully integrated into the ISP time-table and hence, can be attended without any schedule conflicts within the English-based ISP course offerings of the Business School.

Skill levels and learning objectives
The different skill levels are based on the learning objectives that will be achieved by the end of the respective course according to the “Common European Framework of Reference for Languages” (CEFR).