Questions on the registration process

Seminar management

Julia Jansen

Julia Jansen

Sprachlernzentrum

  • Campus Deutz
    Betzdorfer Straße 2
    50679 Köln
  • Room ZN 3-7

+49 221-8275-2915
Please check our opening hours at

Questions on the course content

Coordinator of German as a Foreign Language

Claudia Einig

Claudia Einig

Sprachlernzentrum

  • Campus Deutz
    Betzdorfer Straße 2
    50679 Köln
  • Room ZS 2-6
  • Phone: +49 221-8275-4562

Studierende an der Tafel (Image: Costa Belibasakis/Fachhochschule Köln)

German as a Foreign Language Courses - Winter Semester 2023/24

You may only register for courses that correspond to your level. Therefore, taking the placement test is a prerequisite for participating in courses at the Language Learning Center.

Dates - Winter Semester 2023/24

  • Placement Test Registration: Sep 11-Oct 1, 2023
  • Placement Tests: Sep 18-Oct 5, 2023
  • Online Course Registration: Sep 25-Oct 9, 2023
  • Course Duration: Oct 16, 2023-Feb 7, 2024

Subject to change.

Modules A1.1 - B2.2 German as a Foreign Language

Course Code Title Time/Venue
DAF01W23-1 A1.1 German as a Foreign Language

(no prior knowledge)

Wed + Thu, 07:30 - 09:00 pm
Campus Deutz, ILIAS
DAF01W23-2 A1.1 German as a Foreign Language (online)  

(no prior knowledge)

Mon, 05:00 - 07:30 pm
online via Zoom/ILIAS
DAF01W23-3 A1.1 German as a Foreign Language (online)  

(no prior knowledge)

canceled
DAF02W23-1 A1.2 German as a Foreign Language

(entry level: A1.1)

Wed, 05:45 - 09:00 pm
Campus Deutz, ILIAS
DAF04W23-1 A2.1 German as a Foreign Language

(entry level: A1.2)

Tue, 04:00 - 07:15 pm
Campus Deutz, ILIAS
DAF04W23-2
(NEW)
A2.1 German as a Foreign Language

(entry level: A1.2)

Tue, 04:00 - 07:15 pm
Campus Deutz, ILIAS
DAF05W23-1 A2.2 German as a Foreign Language

(entry level: A2.1)

Thu, 04:00 - 07:15 pm
Campus Deutz, ILIAS
DAF07W23-1 B1.1 German as a Foreign Language

(entry level: A2.2)

Mon, 04:00 - 07:15 pm
Campus Deutz, ILIAS
DAF08W23-1 B1.2 German as a Foreign Language

(entry level: B1.1)

Thu, 04:00 - 07:15 pm
Campus Deutz, ILIAS
DAF10W23-1 B2.1 German as a Foreign Language

(entry level: B1.2)

Fri, 02:15 - 05:30 pm
Campus Südstadt, ILIAS
DAF11W23-1 B2.2 German as a Foreign Language

(entry level: B2.1)

Wed, 04:45 - 08:00 pm
Campus Südstadt, ILIAS


Modules B2+/C1 German as a Foreign Language

In the B2+/ C1 modules DaF, the focus lies on specific competencies, (scientific) areas such as technology, university and profession or on projects.

In order to participate in these modules you need to have German language skills on level B2 - proven by the DSH, the TestDaF, another language certificate or a corresponding result in the placement test.

Course Code Title Time/Venue
DAF12W23-1 B2+ Deutsch im Studium:
Grammatik und Wortschatz (online)
Wed, 04:00 - 06:30 pm
online via Zoom/ILIAS
DAF13W23-1 C1.1 Wissenschaftssprache Deutsch:
Texte verstehen, erörtern und diskutieren
Wed, 04:00 - 07:15 pm
Campus Deutz, ILIAS
DAF13W23-2 C1.1 Wissenschaftssprache Deutsch:
Deutsch in Hochschule, Technik und Beruf
Tue + Thu, 07:30 - 09:00 pm
Campus Deutz, ILIAS
DAF14W23-1 C1.2 Wissenschaftssprache Deutsch:
Mit Texten wissenschaftlich arbeiten (online)
Mon, 04:00 - 06:30 pm
online via Zoom/ILIAS


Modules German as a Foreign Language for KOSPIE Scholars

Two modules in German as a foreign language will be offered for students receiving a scholarship from the DAAD program "Combined Study and Internship for Engineers from Developing Countries (KOSPIE)". These modules will be organized in cooperation with the Department of International Affairs of TH Köln.

Places left vacant can be assigned to other international students of TH Köln.

Course Code Title Time/Venue
R02-DAF10W23-1 B2.1 German as a Foreign Language
for KOSPIE students (online)

(entry level: B1.2)
Mon, 04:00 - 06:30 pm
online via Zoom/ILIAS
R02-DAF10W23-2

B2.1 German as a Foreign Language
for KOSPIE students (online)

(entry level: B1.2)

canceled


Faculty Specific Modules German as a Foreign Language

Faculty specific language modules are limited to students of the respective faculties. Places left vacant can occasionally be assigned to interested people from other faculties. 

Course Code Title Time/Venue
F10-DAF01W23-1 A1.1 German as a Foreign Language
(intensive course week + module)

For students of Faculty 10
(no prior knowledge)
see course
description


Job Application Trainings

Our job application trainings are aimed at international students who would like to apply for an internship or a job at German companies.

Course Code Title Time/Venue
BT-R02-DAF09W23-1 Job Application Training for
International Students (B1+)

in cooperation with the Department
of International Affairs of TH Köln
Part 1: Sat, Nov 25, 2023,
9:00 am - 1:30 pm
(via Zoom)
Part 2: Nov 26-29, 2023 e-learning
(10 course units of 45 min.)
Part 3: Sat, Dec 2, 2023,
9:00 am - 1:30 pm
(via Zoom)
BT-R02-DAF12W23-1 Job Application Training for
International Students (B2+)

in cooperation with the Department
of International Affairs of TH Köln
Part 1: Sat, Nov 25, 2023,
9:00 am - 1:30 pm
(via Zoom)
Part 2: Nov 26-29, 2023 e-learning
(10 course units of 45 min.)
Part 3: Sat, Dec 2, 2023,
9:00 am - 1:30 pm
(via Zoom)

Registration Process and Placement tests

Further Language Learning Opportunities for International Students

Questions on the registration process

Seminar management

Julia Jansen

Julia Jansen

Sprachlernzentrum

  • Campus Deutz
    Betzdorfer Straße 2
    50679 Köln
  • Room ZN 3-7

+49 221-8275-2915
Please check our opening hours at

Questions on the course content

Coordinator of German as a Foreign Language

Claudia Einig

Claudia Einig

Sprachlernzentrum

  • Campus Deutz
    Betzdorfer Straße 2
    50679 Köln
  • Room ZS 2-6
  • Phone: +49 221-8275-4562


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