Summer language course German and cultural studies

Application form and contact

Every year in September, two weeks before the start of the new academic year, we offer the summer language course  "Deutsch intensiv und Landeskunde"  for foreign short term students. The course aims to strengthen of the German proficience (at least basic knowledge in German is required) and familiarises the participants with their new study and living conditions in Mittweida.

To apply for the course please tick the box "Summer Language Course" in the application form of Exchange students.

Contact: Marion Dienerowitz

Course content

Every year in September, two weeks before the start of the new academic year, we offer the summer language course  "Deutsch intensiv und Landeskunde"  for foreign short term students. The course aims to strengthen of the German proficience (at least basic knowledge in German is required on level A2 or higher) and familiarises the participants with their new study and living conditions in Mittweida. Course contents are:

  • conversation,
  • reading/listening comprehension,
  • grammar, phonetics,
  • rhetoric lectures for selected fields of engineering science and business administration
  • independent project management

Also a cultural programme as well as administrative tasks in prepapation for the enrolment as student are included in the course programme. 

Flyer with programme information

Course requirements

The course is offered only for students staying at Mittweida for a study period of 1 to 2 semesters after the course (for example for Erasmus students). Basic knowledge in German is required. The course is not offerd to students who want to enter complete studies at Mittweida. The course run over two weeks with 26 hours per week. We accept until 24 participants, 12 per group.

Next course and application deadline

September 15 - October 01, 2017

application deadline May 31, 2017

Course fee

70 Euro including a cultural programme (regional trips, excursions, Welcome-party)

Students have to pay also the administrative fee for enrolment as regular student (84 Euro) if they register for the language course.

After this payment course the participants become students of the university and will be able to accommodate in the dormitory, to eat in the refectory with low student prices, to use internet and mail for free as well as to work in the university library and in computer pooöls of the faculty during the course time.

Socio-cultural programme

walk along the river Zschopau, the most beautiful river in Saxony, which flows through Mittweida

excursion to Dresden

week end excursion to Berlin

different sport offers

Accommodation and meals

We offer each course participant a place in our dormitories for 215 Euro per months. These very modern buildings are situated in walking distance to the university, opposite of a big supermarket.

From Monday to Friday students can use the refectory of the university for breakfast and the midday meal.

You need about 50 Euro for food.