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O-1.05 & O-1.11 German Language and Culture - Semi-Intensive German Language Advanced C1

Language of instruction: German
Course type:
Online language course
Contact hours:
The coursework corresponds to an on-site course in term I amounting to 72 contact hours.
Course days
: see class schedule
We offer two C1 courses for different time zones:
8 am - 12:30 pm CET
and 4 pm - 8:30 pm CET
ECTS credits
: 5
Course fee:
€ 1,250

Student Profile

This course is designed for students who have successfully completed the intermediate level of German and who have a sound knowledge of German at the B2 level of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages.

Course Objectives

The course aims to deepen your competence in speaking and writing and to expand and refine your vocabulary usage, so that you are able to express and discuss ideas, opinions and information at the academic level. Special attention is given to the consistent use of self-correction. Furthermore, the course helps you to develop effective reading and listening strategies and deepen your knowledge of grammar structures.

In addition, you will analyse and interpret cultural, political, and historical topics in German-speaking countries and compare them with your own cultural background.     

  • By the end of the course you will have developed and regularly use new strategies for language acquisition.
  • You will have improved your ability to choose the right linguistic register for different situations, topics and communication partners.
  • You will be able to lead and participate in academic discussions about certain course-related topics.
  • In addition, you will expand and refine your essay writing skills, i.e. you will be able to write, revise and proofread essays that meet the standards of academic writing.

O-1.05 (8 am - 12:30 pm CET): Download Syllabus (printable PDF incl. day-to-day schedule) O-1.11 (4 pm - 8:30 pm CET): Download Syllabus (printable PDF incl. day-to-day schedule)