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Courses for International Students of University Partner Programmes (ERASMUS/IES/AYF...)

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We offer free of charge language courses (grammar/speaking/writing/regional studies) for international students of university partner programmes (Global Exchange/ERASMUS, AYF, IES) who are enrolled at the University of Freiburg.

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Admission Criteria

In order to participate in the free P-courses you will have to meet the following requirements:

  • You are enrolled at the University of Freiburg as an exchange student on one of the following university parnter programmes: Global Exchange/ERASMUS/IES/AYF
  • You register for

max. 1 language class (max. 8 ECTS) per semester
max. 3 regional studies classes (max. 4 ECTS / course) per semester.

  • You register only for courses corresponding to your language level.
  • You attend the first two sessions.
  • Important: Participants who are on the waiting list should also come to the first two sessions.

  • You attend the class regularly.
  • You must have a A2 or higher (CEFR) language level if you want to register for regional studies classes.


Course Programme

Please find all information on our courses as well as the online registration in our

Course Catalogue


  • You must register online here: course programme.
  • You do not need a login or your matriculation number in order to register. Leave the form field "Nur für registrierte Benutzer" empty.
  • After registration you can print your confirmation of registration.
  • Additionally, you should receive a confirmation e-mail 
  • Important: Make sure to enter your correct e-mail address!



We do not offer a placement test before the start of the course. If you have chosen a course at the wrong level, we can NOT guarantee that you will be able to switch to a more appropriate group. Please make sure that you choose the right course level by assessing your language profiency before registering:

  1. Self-assessment:
  2. Online assessment test (Cornelsen Verlag)
  3. If you are not sure about your level, contact us before you register for the course:


Criteria for a Certificate
  • You must attend regularly.
  • You may not miss more than a certain number of classes (Summer term: max 2 sessions, winter term: max 2 sessions).
  • If you need a grade for a class, you have to fulfill all course requirements (e.g. oral presentation, written exam, etc.).


  • You can receive a maximum of 4 ECTS-Credits for a course with 2 hours per week (SWS).
  • Certificate of attendance: regular attendance, max. 2 ECTS
  • Graded certificate: regular attendance, course-specific requirements, max. 4 ECTS


Alternative Options when below Level A2



University of Freiburg
Language Teaching Centre (SLI)
Universitätsstraße 5
79098 Freiburg


Ute Nasarek
Ute Nasarek
Phone +49 761 203-3272
Fax +49 761 203-3516
Room 02 007, 2nd floor
Office hours:
Thur, 12:15 - 13:15
Office German as a Foreign Language (DaF)

Ofice hours:

Mon, 10:00 - 13:00
Tue, 10:00 - 12:00
Wed, 14:00 - 16:00
Thur, 10:00 - 12:00

Phone +49 761 203-3271
(only during office hours)
Fax +49 761 203-3516


Room 02 009, 2nd floor

Students of the regional studies course "Deutschland erleben und verstehen" share their impressions here.

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