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German language courses at the KU


German language courses at the KUCourse descriptionTarget group
Pre-semester intensive German course

Preparatory German language course for exchange students – starting each semester

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Exchange students of the KU 

No prior knowledge of German required

Q-DSH course

Intensive German language course preparing students for admission to the KU's DSH course – available every summer 

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Degree-seeking applicants who do not yet fulfil the requirements for admission to the DSH course

Minimum German level: A1
(can be achieved by self-study)

Summer School 

Our premium German language course in July/August  

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Students and professionals from all areas 
German courses during the semester

Various German language courses (grammar, conversation, academic writing, etc.) 

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KU students and guest students

Minimum German level: A2

Intensive German course

Special course for degree-seeking international students who do not fulfil the German language requirements prior to the start of their studies

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KU students with a minimum German level of A2
(will be checked with a placement test)
Online German courses (free)

Learn Germen with "Deutsche Welle"

Learn German with "Goethe-Institut"

All students including beginners