Foreign language education

Modern Languages


In the domain of "Modern Languages", the language courses of the Language Center are usually compulsory modules or compulsory optional modules. The main focus here is the teaching degree (Lehramt). We offer language courses and cultural studies.

The following languages are part of the domain of "Modern Languages":

English, French, Italian, Spanish



Modern language courses are an integral part of the following courses of studies:

  • LehramtPlus and dual degree BA programs
  • BA Latin America Studies
  • European Studies "Language, Literature, Culture" (BA and MA)
  • Integrated German-French Political Science program (BA and MA)
  • BA Journalism
  • Flexible Bachelor’s and Flexible Master’s degree programs

The Language Center offers intensive courses for students without previous knowledge of Spanish and Italian. Intensive Course 1 starts four weeks before the winter semester, Intensive Course 2 takes place during the winter semester, and the 4-week Intensive Course 3 begins immediately after the winter semester and completes this group of courses.

You can find information about the intensive courses in

Italian here: Intensivkurse Italienisch


Spanish here: Intensivkurse Spanisch.



Students of all Faculties

Hörer aller Fakultäten
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The courses which are open to students of all faculties are targeted to those who wish to acquire university level foreign language abilities, require foreign language skills for their studies, and/or wish to prepare themselves for a stay abroad (e.g. a university exchange program, internship, international project, etc.). These courses are also intended for other students, such as those wishing to work overseas in the future or who will be working closely with international companies or institutions.

The Language Center offers students of all faculties the following languages:  Arabic, German as a foreign language, Czech, English, French, Italian, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Swedish and Turkish.

Regular foreign language courses held at the faculty of Economic Science

[Translate to Englisch:] Studierende an der WFI

The language centre at the Catholic University of Eichstätt is responsible for providing all regular foreign language courses within the faculty of Economic Science. The courses offered include the preparatory courses in Spanish (without credits), German courses for our international students and a TOEFL-preparation course.


Preparatory Courses in Spanish

A good basic knowledge of the language is required to participate in one of the Language for Economics courses at the faculty of Economic Science in Ingolstadt.

If you have no previous knowledge of Spanish, you can take part in our intensive course Spanish 1 on the Eichstätt campus before the start of the winter semester (if there are free places). You can then start with the Spanish preparation course 2 at the Ingolstadt campus.

Further information on the course structure can be found at:

Spanish preparation courses: course structure (Kursaufbau)


German courses for international ERASMUS and program students

Target group: Foreign students who are studying for one or two semesters at the KU (Ingolstadt campus).

All courses: place and time, as well as registration, see KU.Campus

  • German A1
  • German A2
  • German B1


TOEFL-preparation course

Target group: Students who have to prove a TOEFL test for their semester abroad.

Place and time, as well as registration via KU.Campus.



All Language for Economics courses are provided by the faculty of Economic Science (WWF) in Ingolstadt: Language for Economics at the WWF