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Fit for Erasmus & Staff Mobility: International Mobility Programs for Further Education

We design and organise qualification activities to foster the international mobility of the employees at University Göttingen and provide support in preparing stays abroad. Click the program Fit für Erasmus & Staff-Mobility: Internationale Mobilität zu Fort- und Weiterbildungszwecken", which was set up in cooperation with the department Göttingen International.


Qualification acitivities towards Internationalisation focus on English and Spanish program offers. Both languages are constantly taught at all levels. Courses address all staff and are being visited extensively: 1.300 participants have passed the language courses of HR development during the past 5 years.

Quality Standards

In accordance with international standards, our language programs are adjusted to the Common European Framework of Reference of Languages (CEFR).
Objective criteria to describe language competence is the basis of mutual recognition of certificates and thereby fosters mobility in Europe and beyond.
Certificates stating the level attained are issued upon passing successfully oral and written exams. Accordance to the common framework guarantees transparency of courses, curricula and guidelines and strengthes international cooperation in the realm of the learning and teaching of languages.

For further information on the Common European Framework of Reference of Languages (CEFR), please follow

Differentiated target-group specific course offers

Apart from the standard program in English, there are special target groups which are addressed by especially designed courses in English.
These target groups are apprentices, employees in secretariats, and all staff in teaching positions.
Re-entry into the usage of english is faciliated by refresher courses.
In addition to the spanish and english courses there are two communication courses in french (at different levels).

The Foreign Language Programs English, Spanish and French are available as pdf files for download.