Intensive German

Summer Courses of FH Aachen University of Applied Sciences

The “Intensive German” summer courses are aimed at students and other interested learners who want to expand their language skills in international groups and get to know German life with all its facets: your stay in Aachen will offer you the opportunity to learn a lot about Germany both in the classroom and during leisure activities.

Course type & features

  • Four-week university summer course as part of the “Aachener Sprachsommer”
  • For international students (18 years and older)
  • Face-to-face intensive German lessons on a daily basis in Aachen
  • Course book as well as additional teaching materials included
  • Experienced professional teachers
  • Final certificate and 5 ECTSECTS
    Information about the European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System can be found here .
  • Varied cultural and leisure programme

Learning goals

  • Expand vocabulary and grammatical knowledge
  • Train oral and written communication skills
  • Use creative approaches in group and project tasks
  • Gain insights into German culture and topics of regional studies

Course structure & requirements for participation

  • Classes from Monday through Friday
  • 25 teaching unitsTeaching units:
    One teaching unit = 45 minutes
    per week, 100 teaching units in total
  • Levels B2–C1About proficiency levels:
    Click here to find detailed information regarding the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages.
  • Previous knowledge of at least B1.2About proficiency levels:
    Click here to find detailed information regarding the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages.
    is required
  • Suitable level will be defined by our 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.
  • Minimum age: 18 years

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/ / © Sarah Thelen

Intensive German – Dates and Fees

MonthCourse DatesCourse FeesAccommodation DatesAccommodation Fees
August02.-29.08.2024€ 62001.-30.08.2024Twin room: €430 p. person
Single room: €620 p. person
September02.-27.09.2024€ 62001.-28.09.2024Twin room: €430 p. person
Single room: €620 p. person

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