Didactics: Teaching German as a Foreign Language

Summer Courses of FH Aachen University of Applied Sciences

The didactics seminar “Teaching German as a Foreign Language” is aimed at (prospective) German teachers who would like to enhance their professional development as well as their knowledge of German: During the multifaceted summer course you will receive a lot of inspiration, practice-oriented knowledge and the methodological tools to apply your newly acquired expertise in your own teaching in the future.

Course type & features

  • Four-weeks advanced training programme for German teachers with teaching experience as well as students of German studies/future German teachers
  • Part of the “Aachener Sprachsommer”
  • Daily face-to-face lectures in Aachen
  • Instruction by experienced, professional lecturers
  • Final certificate and 5 ECTSECTS
    Information about the European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System can be found here
    points
  • Varied cultural and leisure programme

Learning goals

  • Expand didactic and methodological expertise
  • Explore various specialist topics through diverse approaches
  • Professional exchange with other participants and experts
  • Expand German language skills

Course structure and requirements for participation

  • Lectures from Monday through Friday
    25 teaching unitsTeaching units:
    One teaching unit = 45 minutes
    per week, 100 teaching units in total
  • Combination of seminar meetings, teaching observations and expert lectures
  • Previous knowledge of at least C1About proficiency levels:
    Click here to find detailed information regarding the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages.
    is required

Cultural and leisure programme

  • Examples of activities included in the course fee:
    • Social get-togethers
    • Guided city tour
    • Film nights
    • Visits to museums
    • Trips to interesting places in Aachen’s environs
    • International dinner
  • Optional European City trips (subject to extra fee)
    • Amsterdam (1 day)
    • Paris (2 days)

Photos: © Sarah Thelen / ©Adrien Olichon/unsplash.com / © Sarah Thelen

Didactics Seminar – Dates and Fees

MonthCourse DatesCourse FeesAccommodation DatesAccommodation Fees
August02.-29.08.2024€ 67001.-30.08.2024Twin room: €430 p. person
Single room: €620 p. person

    Send an inquiry

    In order to register you, we need the following personal information. Certain fields are obligatory, others can be filled in now or at a later point of time. If you fill them in now, this will reduce the number of administrative steps once you arrived in Germany.

    The personal data provided in this form, especially your name, address and date of birth, are being collected solely for the purpose of handling your request. They will be processed by Sprachenakademie Aachen gGmbH in accordance with the data protection regulations. Detailed information on data protection as well as on your right of revocation can be found here.

    * = Obligatory field

    © 2024 Copyright Sprachenakademie Aachen