Degree / LevelLanguage Course, Short CourseCourse locationPotsdamCourse language(s)GermanLanguage LevelTarget groupThe university-level courses are intended for those students who want to improve their German language skills and/or to explore various subject areas in more depth. German classes can be taken at levels B and C. Content and project courses will also be taught in German.DatesAugust 3 - August 29, 2018 (Registration Deadline June 15, 2018)TopicGerman Language Course (including Literature and Culture Studies)
HistoryCourse contentGerman language courses:
- from German level B1 upwards
- 32 lessons in total including practical phonetics
- placement test to ensure best learning outcome
- final test
Content and project courses in German on topics relating to German and European history, literature, politics, and/or culture with 18 contact hours eachHours per week26Places per course / group15ECTS creditsup to 9
Dates and costsAugust 3 - August 29, 2018 (Registration Deadline June 15, 2018), Costs: EUR 630.-
DAAD scholarship application
Reference number HSK-0514Costs included
Costs not included
- Course Fees
- Social Programme
For further Information, please refer to Service.Additional Information about the costsThe course fee covers all courses including course material and excursions, discount on meal tickets at the dinning halls, and discount on scientific and cultural centres in Potsdam and Berlin as well as the entire cultural programme.FundingFor this course DAAD university summer course scholarships (starting at language level B1) are available. If you wish to apply for this course, you can find all necessary information about the scholarship programme and its application requirements here. To submit your application, please note the reference number HSK-0514.
coUP - course office
Am Neuen Palais 10, Haus 09, Raum 018
Tel.: +49 (0) 3 31-9 77 17 24
www.uni-potsdam.de/en/international/incoming/learnde/sws/isas.htmlBefore you submit your binding registration, please note the terms and conditions of the relevant course provider.
AccommodationAccommodation arranged by the course provider.Type of accommodationSingle room in a hall of residenceFurther accommodation informationCourse participants can opt for a dorm room in a student residence. These dorms have single rooms and cost 260 EUR for the duration of the course. The kitchens and bathrooms in the student residences are shared.
The excellent public transport system makes it easy to reach the city of Potsdam or the centre of Berlin within minutes.MealsValue for money breakfast and lunch available in the student restaurantAverage price for lunch in the student restaurant2.00 EURFurther meals informationDuring the week meals can be taken at the university-operated cafeteria or Mensa located on the New Palace campus where classes take place. They offer a wide range of delicious food, including vegetarian meals. At the salad bar you can choose a combination of your favourite ingredients.Social and leisure programmeYou will find Potsdam and nearby Berlin to be two very exciting and vibrant places. Both cities offer an enormous mixture of cultural activities. Public transport allows for easy and fast travel to and from all locations in Potsdam and Berlin.
As part of the programme we offer guided tours, e.g. to Berlin, visits to the castles and gardens in Potsdam as well as a boat trip, and a tour of the historic city centre of Potsdam.Free-of-charge internet accessYes
ContactAbout the UniversityYoung, modern, future-oriented: since its foundation in 1991, the University of Potsdam has already achieved an outstanding position among the universities and scientific institutions in the Berlin metropolitan area. It offers a convincing variety of programmes and courses and stands out with its distinct, interdisciplinary research profile. Some subjects can only be studied here, e.g. Jewish studies, patholinguistics or IT systems engineering at the affiliated Hasso Plattner Institute.About the CityPotsdam and nearby Berlin are two thrilling and vibrant cities. Their countless cultural offers are waiting for you to discover them. Moreover, Potsdam offers - besides numerous parks, castles and lakes - ideal opportunities to explore Germany and even Europe! And if you like it here - how about staying on and studying at the University of Potsdam?Additional informationParticipants are expected to fulfil the standard requirements, e.g. regular attendance and thorough preparation of assignments (presentations, reports, etc.). Support and counselling are offered by our programme managers and staff who are all prepared to help you make the best of the programme.