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Learning German

As an international student, a German course is recommended, even if German proficiency is not required.

We strongly urge those of you who have no or only limited knowledge of German to take German language classes.

  • For international students of the Master program in Economics, we offer an Intensive Beginner's class in German Language and Communication (level A1 CEFR), as well as an A2.2 course for advanced learners. They are free of charge for you. The courses take place
  1. Monday and Wednesday (12:15 - 1:45 pm): A1
  2. Wednesday (4:15-5:45 pm): A2.2

If you wish to register for a German Language class (A1 or A2.2), please fill in the following form. (available soon)

Please note that we will send out more information on the German language classes and ask you to do an online test before registering.


  • Additional German language classes at various levels are offered by the University of Bonn's central International Office. They start in the 4th week of the semster and there is a charge of € 90. More information is here.


  • f you have advanced German sklills, classes offered by the university Spachlernzentrum at level B2.2, C1.1, C1.2 might be of interest to you (although they are geared primarly towards Bachelor students whose programs are offered entirely in German). Find here the information for registration. If you need more information on the courses offered by the Sprachlernzentrum, please contact: Janina Renard:

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