Welcome to the Department of German as a Foreign Language
In the department Deutsch als Fremdsprache (German as a Foreign Language), we promote the language skills of foreign language students. We offer a variety of German language courses specifically designed for academic purpose that take place both during the semester and in the semester break. We hold the DSH (entrance exam for university registration) and support students in all matters regarding a systematic and efficient language acquisition.
due to the Corona crisis we are experiencing various difficulties at the language center and have to react flexible to a dynamic situation. We hope you understand that we cannot always answer all your questions.
Please consider the following information regarding course certificates (Leistungsscheine) for the previous and course registration for the following semester.
- Leistungsscheine / certificates
- onSET placement test and registration for German language courses in the summer semester
We would also like to direct you to the following website of Freie Universität for a regular update of information: https://www.fu-berlin.de/sites/coronavirus/index.html
Your DaF team (German as a foreign language)
Course programme during the semester
The course programme during the semester is free of charge and open for:
- PhD students in English language
Courses in the semester break
The intensive courses in the semester break are liable to a fee. They are open for:
students in exchange programmes who aim to improve their language skills before the start of the term
Pre-Semester German Course
students and non-students with an interest in the German language and culture.
PhD students in English language without any previous knowledge of German
PhD-Courses (free of charge)