German Language Courses
Exchange students have two options to learn German during their stay at
Freie Universität Berlin:
The Pre-Semester intensive German language course
It takes place in the six weeks preceeding the start of each semester.
It offers classes at four different levels and combines intensive
language training, designed to enhance students’ study ability at the
University, with a well-rounded cultural programme.
Participants with prior knowledge of German will be allocated to the
different courses (A1, A2, B1, B2, C1) using the online onSET-Deutsch
placement test before the start of the programme and further tests on
he first day of the course.
The Semester-long German language course
The courses on offer during the semester cover Levels A1 to C1 of the
Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR).
To take part in a language course, there are several conditions. You must
be enrolled at Freie Universität Berlin. You must also take part in an
onSET-Deutsch placement test. Following the test, you must then
register for a course at the level you were assigned based on the