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Every year in July and August, the FH Aachen University of Applied Sciences offers summer courses in German as a foreign language, known as the Aachener Sprachsommer. The programme attracts hundreds of students from around the globe who aim at improving their language skills through intensive German courses. In 2021, the Aachener Sprachsommer will take place online. As part of the four-week summer course, you will have the opportunity to learn more about German culture and to meet and interact with other international course participants.

Course type & features

  • Intensive online summer course: learn German worldwide with experienced, professional teachers
  • daily interactive live teaching via Zoom (with audio and video)
  • communicative and dynamic learning in international groups
  • working on topics related to regional and cultural studies
  • group, partner and project work
  • individual feedback on a regular basis
  • learning platform with additional materials
  • upon succesful completition: certificate and 5 ECTSECTS: European Credit Transfer System
    Information regarding the European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System can be found here .

Target group

  • International students and university applicants
  • Participants with or without previous knowledge

Course structure & levels

  • courses at 10 levels: A1 to C1About proficiency levels
    Information regarding the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages can be found here .
  • 1 course = 4 weeks = 20 course days
  • classes Monday through Friday
  • classes either in the morning or in the afternoon (08.30 – 12.45 CEST or 13.45 – 18.00 CEST), depending on the time zone.
  • Online placement testCourse placement
    If you book a course with us and have previous knowledge of German, our placement test will show which level you can begin with.
    before the course begins

Fees & registration

  • fee per course: €530, including the registration fee of €50
  • digital course book included

What you need to take part: stable Internet, computer/laptop with camera, microphone, headphones
How to register: please kindly fill in the registration form below

Dates - Online Summer Courses

MonthCourse datesCourse feeMorning courseAfternoon course
July05.- 30.07.2021€53008.30 - 12.45 CEST13.45 - 18.00 CEST
August 02.- 27.08.2021€53008.30 - 12.45 CEST13.45 - 18.00 CEST

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