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Foreign Language Courses


For regular students

Our language courses are open to HdM students of all disciplines and to HdM staff. We offer courses in the following languages: Chinese, English, French, Italian, Japanese, Russian, Spanish, and Swedish from beginner to advanced levels, depending on the chosen language. The classes meet once a week during the semester. The workload comprises regular presence and active participation in the course, independent study and examinations. Each course concludes with a written exam, which usually takes place in the last course week. For every successfully completed course, students receive a course certificate with indication of the level according to (CEFR) and a grade. ECTS can be awarded.

For more details about the new program for Summer Semester 2024, please follow this link.


For international students (Exchange and Minor)

International Students are allowed to choose one of the following courses. Registration via moodle required.
After the successful completion of the course, International students will receive a certificate and 2 ECTS.

  • Intercultural Communication B2 (held in English)
    Monday 10:00-11:30 weekly from 25.03.2022 to 24.06.2024 – Teacher: Peter Kampermann

    This course is designed to prepare students to communicate effectively with native and non-native English speakers from all over the world. You will receive vital information on intercultural theory, develop solutions for critical incidents, and discuss the validity of culture standards and stereotypes.

    Course registration via moodle

  • German Society and Culture (held in English)
    Wednesday 17:45-19:15 weekly from 20.03.2024 to 26.06.2024 Teacher: Viola Stoehr

    Studying in a foreign country is a chance and challenge at the same time. This course will offer knowledge and understanding of German history, politics, society and mentality to international exchange students. It will help them to get a broader approach to Germany and its culture, and to profit more from their stay.

    Course registration via moodle