Language courses for international students
Good language skills open up opportunities for you to get to know the country and its people, to successfully design your studies and to build up professional networks. On the other hand a lack of language skills may lead to considerable problems and delays in studies.
Doctoral students, please additionally note the corresponding qualification requirements for graduate schools.
In order to get along well at the University and in everyday life, you should definitely learn German!
The University of Göttingen offers all students the opportunity to attend German or other language courses free of charge. Language courses are offered for all language levels. To register for one of the courses, you must first take a placement test. The placement test will determine which level is most suitable for you.
- Lectorate German as a Foreign Language
- German courses during the semester I
- German courses during the semester II
- German Summer Courses
- Language tandem
- Goethe Institute
- International Writing Centre
- Intensive language courses from GAUSS/GGNB
- D E U T S C H L E R N S N A C K S - Learning German in between
Die Zentrale Einrichtung für Sprachen und Schlüsselqualifikation (ZESS) of the University offers a wide range of English courses: