Visiting Academics, PhD Candidates and Employees

German for Ph.D. Candidates, Postdocs and Visiting Academics and for Employees of the JGU

Guest scientist, Ph.D. students, postdocs, and employees of the JGU who want to improve their German are invited to attend one of our courses. These are free of charge and run throughout the semester only (14-weeks teaching period). Participation requirements include proof of status within your department that has to be presented at the beginning of the course.

The A1 and A2 level courses consist of 4 or 6 hours per week (2x2/2x3). They take place twice a week in the late afternoon.
After successfully passing the final exam, participants receive a graded certificate; those whose stay is brief, but whose attendance has been regular, can obtain a certificate of attendance on request.

The B level courses consist of 6 semester hours per week (2x3 SWS). They take place in the mornings or in the afternoons. Access is limited since these courses are open for regular students, however, after the placement test you can contact the coordinator and find out of there are places available.
If attendance has been regular and the final exam successfully taken, a graded certificate will be issued.

The C level courses consist of  2-6 semester hours per week. They take place once or twice a week in the mornings or in the afternoons. Access is limited since these courses are open for regular students, however, after the placement test you can contact the coordinator and find out of there are places available.
If attendance has been regular and the final exam successfully taken, a graded certificate will be issued.

Registration for all courses should be completed online.

Current courses (Look up in Jogustine)

Coordinator: Dr. Angela Wahner