KU Summer School - Campus Eichstätt

July 18 – August 05, 2022

The Catholic University of Eichstätt-Ingolstadt kindly invites you to the 38th International Summer School. The program is intended for students in the areas of German studies and social sciences, but also for professionals and anyone who wants to learn the German language and culture. We offer courses for beginners with no previous German knowledge and students with a basic to intermediate knowledge of German (up to C2) .

Covid-19 NOTE: The KU Summer School is held in compliance with the 2-G rule, i.e. participating students must be vaccinated or recovered.

General information on the KU Summer School

Course dates

Arrival: by Sunday, July 17, 2022 at the lates

Class  start: Monday, July 18, 2022

Class end: Friday, August 06, 2022 (noon)

Classroom hours

  • 80 hrs intensive German
  • 20 hrs interactivities and project work

ECTS Credits

up to 5 ECTS credits/ 6 US credits

Successful and regular participation is confirmed at the end of the course by a certificate and an official Transcript of Records. Please arrange academic recognition with your home university BEFORE starting the course.

Language of instruction

German & English (beginners' class)

Number of participants

max. 16 per class

Courses & program

Language requirements

You must fulfill the following (minimum) language requirements in order to be able to participate in the programs listed below:

  • Course 1: English B1 (for communication)

  • Course 2: German A2-C1

  • Course 3: German B2-C2

Course fees/ scholarships

€ 509.00 including € 150.00 registration fee in case of application before February 28, 2022. € 559.00 in case of later application.

Group prices for students from partner universities on request

Additional cost (not included in the course fees):
- Travel cost
- Accommodation (organized by the International Office, see below)
-  Meals (depending on your preferences, lunch in the students cafeteria costs between 6 and 10 EUR)
- Health and accident insurances
- Books/ materials (20.00 EUR per participant)

Scholarship opportunities

BAYHOST summer school grants - Students and young academics from Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Kosovo, Montenegro, North Macedonia, Russia, Serbia, Slovenia and Ukraine with intermediate German knowledge (at least B1-level) are eligible to apply for the summer school grants for German language in Bavaria.


Students please apply online via Mobility Online: After registration, you will receive an email with an access link to your data. As soon as you have completed this, you can download the Welcome Package with practical information about the KU Summer School. The following documents are required for the application:

  • Transcript of records from your home university
  • CV
  • Short letter of motivation
  • Photo

Mobility Online Application (opens November 7, 2021)

Access to your personal data (after you have registered successfully)

Application deadline: April 30, 2022

Accommodation facilities

The International Office will arrange accommodation for all participants for the period from Sunday, July 17, 2022 (check-in) to Friday, August 05, 2022 (check-out). The following options are available:

a) ***plus comfort with breakfast in a double room with shower or bath and toilet as well as internet (935.00 EUR per person)

b) ***comfort with breakfast in a double room with shower and WC as well as internet (545.00 EUR per person)

c) Group accommodation with breakfast in double rooms with shower and WC as well as Internet (565.00 EUR per person)

d) Single room with shower and WC in the guest house of the Episcopal Seminary (without meals, 385.00 EUR per person)

Places per category are limited, so we recommend an early reservation until February 28, 2022.

Catering: on weekdays possible in the KU canteen or cafeteria. For the weekends the Eichstätt bars and restaurants offer a variety of possibilities.

If you want to look for accommodation on your own:

Tourist Information Eichstätt


Jessica Hofmacher
Jessica Hofmacher
Incoming Exchange Students Coordinator, KU Summer School
Building Domplatz 8  |  Room: DP8-203 | Campus Eichstätt

For questions regarding content:

Susanne Schäfer
Dr. Susanne Schäfer
Executive manager and member of the executive committee
Building Osten 17  |  Room: 103

Academic management:
Prof. Dr. Kerstin Schmidt / Prof. Dr. Sebastin Kürschner / Prof. Dr. Hans-Martin Zademach / Dr. Susanne Schäfer (Language Center Management Committee) 

Please note:
The Catholic University of Eichstätt-Ingolstadt assumes no liability for the International Summer Course Eichstätt. We recommend that you take out international health insurance, luggage, and accident insurance before you start your journey.