Intensive Course

This intensive German course lasts depending on the semester for four to six weeks and is designed specifically for the needs of visiting program students, students in some of our international Master's programs and Double Master's Programs. The course is taught by the staff of the Department of Intercultural Training of the University of Stuttgart.

The course takes place from Monday to Friday from 8.00 a.m. to 1.15 p.m. or from 1.30 p.m. to 6.45 p.m. The course also includes an orientation program and intercultural training.

A course fee of EUR 250 will be charged.

Please note that this intensive German course is compulsory for program students from overseas who receive a scholarship from the University of Stuttgart.

The objectives of this intensive course are to acquire the learning techniques and communicative competence needed to study successfully at a German university.

Conditions of participation:

  • Students must be participants of the ERASMUS program or be visiting program students from one of our partner institutions overseas.
  • Minimum German language level of A2 required  (OVERSEAS).
  • Application at the University of Stuttgart as an ERASMUS or visiting program student for at least one semester.

Course duration dates:

Summer semester 2016: March 4 to April 1, 2016 date of arrival (compulsory): March 1, 2016
6 ECTS Credit Points
Winter semester 2016/17: September 7 to October 7, 2016 date of arrival (compulsory): September 1, 2016
7 ECTS Credit Points

Please note: You have to complete some important formalities for the intensive German course upon arrival. Therefore you are required to arrive to the date mentioned above. Otherwise you cannot participate in the intensive German course.

Deadline and registration:

The deadline for registration is May 1 for the coursein the fall and November 1 for the course in the spring. Application forms are available at the Office of International Affairs of the Universität Stuttgart.

Students seeking a degree within our international Master's programs must apply at the course director of their Master's program. For students studying within the Master's Program IUSD a special DAAD-financed language course will be offered and organised by the programm. Further information will be given by the IUSD program. Students studying in international Master's Program ITECH should also address to their program to receive further information about the posibilities to participate in a german language course.

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