Language CenTRE

Welcome to the Language CentRE!


Current information about the OOPT for students in their first semester

Due to the current situation the OOPT dates for students in their first semester will be postponed to July.

ME7:  Friday, 9th of July                         - 12.45 to 14.00

MW7: Monday, 12th of July                    - 16.15 to 17.30

AM7:  Tuesday, 13th of July                    - 15.15 to 16.30

MI7:    Friday, 16h of July                        - 11.45 to 13.00

WI7:   Thursday, 22th of July                  - 11.45 to 13.00

VT7:   Thursday, 22th of July                  - 12.15 to 13.30

OM7:  Thursday, 22th of July                  - 16.15 to 17.30

MMB:     Friday, 23th of July                       - 11.45 to 13.00


The OOPT of other courses will be held from mid September on. Please check the website regularly for exact dates.

The HdM Language Centre opens the door for everyone who wishes to acquire or improve a foreign language.

Every semester we offer a wide range of courses from beginners to advanced levels according to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR), which are designed to meet the learning needs and study requirements of our university from general to technical and academic fields. In addition, we offer placement and assessments tests as well as internationally recognized language tests.

Foreign Languages
Every semester we offer courses in the following languages from beginners to advanced level  according to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR): English, Spanish, French, Italian, Russian, Chinese, Japanese, Portuguese, Swedish . In addition to general language courses, we offer technical and academic language courses related to our degree-programmes (including media-supported language classes).


German as Foreign Language
Our programme “German as a Foreign Language” gives international students the possibility to improve their proficiency in German while studying at our university. Courses range from beginner to advanced level in accordance to CEFR A1 to C2. We offer intensive courses during the semester break as well as semester-long courses on a weekly basis.
Further information


VESPA Courses
Additional language courses are offered within the Language Association Programme VESPA (Verbund für Sprachenangelegenheiten). These courses are reciprocally recognized by the four participating universities in the Stuttgart Region.