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Foreign Language Courses

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 Summer Semester 2020, 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 - E-Learning (held in English)
    Monday 11:45-13:15 – weekly from 30.03.2020 to 29.06.2020 – 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)
    Tuesday 08:15-9:45 – weekly from 31.03.2020 to 30.06.2020 – Teacher: Andrea Voit

    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 for Marketing B2+ - E-Learning (held in English)
    Monday 16:00-17:30 – weekly from 30.03.2020 to 29.06.2020 – Teacher: Peter Kampermann

    This course is designed to prepare students for an effective communication in Marketing and PR. You will receive vital background information on marketing, advertising and PR in the English-speaking world. The class will discuss representative examples for good/ bad marketing, and analyse the stylistic features of effective commercial texts.

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