Learn German! German is a fascinating language and opens you up the access  to people in Germany and Austria as well as in parts of Switzerland, Italy, France and Belgium. There are also many people in Eastern Europe who are speaking  German as a foreign language.


German language courses accompany the seminar program. IWU Fulda offers German language courses on five levels according to the Common European Frame of Reference (CEFR):

 Basic Level 1 (A1 CEFR): Beginners with no knowledge of German
 Basic Level 2 (A2 CEFR): Students with little knowledge of German
 Intermediate Level 1 (B1 CEFR): Students with a basic knowledge of German
 Intermediate Level 2 (B2 CEFR): Students with a good basic knowledge of German
 Advanced Level (C1 CEFR):

Students who can speak and write German fluently

The program fee covers one language course at your level including all course materials. (see Costs)

The duration of the language course is three weeks (30 contact hours). You will be taught by highly qualified instructors of German as a foreign language who will pay special attention to your personal learning needs and interests. Class sizes of no more than 20 - 25 students guarantee intensive learning.

We reserve the right to adjust German course levels according to the numbers and skills of participants. 

Test at the beginning of the course

On the first day of class, students with any German skills  take part in a language test. This will help you to find the right level. You can be certain that you will be placed in a course which is neither too difficult nor too easy for you.

Course goals on all levels:

  • training your active written and oral German language skills
  • improving your grammar skills
  • enlarging your vocabulary