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

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 and Spanish here.

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

Students of all Faculties

Students of all faculties
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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

language courses at the faculty of Economic Science

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 Language for Economics in French and Spanish as well as in Chinese (as part of the German-Chinese combined Bachelor). The language centre also offers a large variety of general language courses to help students prepare for semesters abroad.


1. Preparatory Courses

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. Basic knowledge can be obtained through preparatory courses provided by the language centre in one of the following languages:

  • Spanish preparatory course: Course outline
  • Chinese preparatory course: Course outline

Further Information on preparatory courses

2. General language courses

Furthermore, a TOEFL-preparatory course (English) will be offered each summer semester.

Registration through KU.Campus only.

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