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, Portuguese, 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 grade. ECTS can be awarded.

For more details about the new program for Winter Semester 2021/2022, please follow this link.


For international students (Exchange and Minor)

International Students are allowed to choose one of the following courses.
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 18.10.2021 to 28.01.2022 – 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.

  • Business Skills Meetings B2 (held in English)
    Thursday 17:45-19:15 – weekly from 14.10.2021 to 28.01.2021 – Teacher: Arthur Cuy Canino

    This course is designed to actively train your meeting skills in English. Students will receive essential information on the communicative and intercultural challenges of international meetings. From the beginning, a strong emphasis will be placed on practicing realistic meeting situations.

  • English Media and Society C1 (held in English)
    Monday 14:15-15:45 – weekly from 18.10.2021 to 28.01.2021 – Teacher: Peter Kampermann

    This course is designed to trace the potentials and challenges of the media for today's society based on current events, newspaper/ scientific articles and keynote speeches. You will practice to manage discussions, share ideas, get your point across and express your personal views.

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