The Academic German Year consists of three modules:
|Module I||Courses A1 and A2 (beginner level)|
Courses B1 and B2 (intermediate level)
|Module III||Course C1 (advanced level) and preparation course for the DSH examination|
The course schedule for the academic year is as follows:
|Module I||October – February|
|Module II||February – June|
|Module III||June – Sepember|
|Winter break||2 weeks in December/January|
|Summer break||4 weeks in August|
The programme fee for the whole year amounts to € 3.490,00 to be paid in two instalments. For detailed information about the payment modalities please consult the Applications page. In addition, there is a "Studentenwerksbeitrag" of € 72,00 to be paid every semester.
A number of extracurricular activities will be offered, including a guided tour of Passau, a sightseeing boat trip on the Danube, a visit to an organ concert in the world-famous Passau cathedral, movies, sports, excursions to local businesses and many more…
Each module will conclude with a final examination. On passing the German DSH examination, candidates will be awarded a DSH certificate: this certificate serves as evidence that you fulfil the language requirements for admission to a German university degree course.
All courses are taught in accordance with the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages.