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



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


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 and Registration
The courses in winter semester start on October 24th, 2022.

Please find the courses and register >>HERE.

Please note:

The extension of the winter break has been cancelled. All personal attendance courses will remain as in-person/classroom courses throughout the rest of the semester. Conversions of classroom courses to the online format are possible if the university's corona measures require this. For the online sessions you will need a PC with a stable internet connection and a data transfer of at least 6 MBit/sec (16 MBit/s is recommended).



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. Assessment test (Goethe-Institut)
  3. Assessment test (Cornelsen-Verlag)
  4. If you are not sure about your level, contact us before you register for the course:


Criteria for a Grade and ECTS


  • 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


How to Register Study Credits for the Transcript of Records

Please register your study credits in HISinOne yourself.
You will find the registration data and further information in your course on the learning platform ILIAS.


Advice and Help

If you have any questions regarding the registration, please contact:

Office German as a Foreign Language (DaF)

Tel: +49 761 203-3271

Room 02 009, 2nd floor



If you have any questions regarding language level or course content, please contact:

Corinna Hardt

Corinna Hardt

Tel. +49 761 203-3272

Room 02 007, 2nd floor

Office hour:
For the time being, we can only respond to e-mails.



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