The preparatory 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 an official German language proficiency test|
The course schedule for the academic year is as follows:
|Module I||October – February|
|Winter break 2023/2024||22nd of December until 7th of January|
|Module II||February – June|
|Spring break 2024||18th of May until 26th of May|
|Module III||June – Sepember|
|Summer break 2024||from 27th of July|
The programme fee for the whole year amounts to € 3,990.00 to be paid in two instalments. For detailed information about the payment modalities please consult the Applications page. In addition you have the possibility to apply for a Campus Card. For the Campus Card every semester a "Studentenwerksbeitrag" of € 104.00 needs to be paid to the University.
A number of extracurricular activities will be offered, including a guided tour of Passau, a sightseeing boat trip on the Danube, trips to Munich, Regensburg and Salzburg, excursions to local businesses, seminars and many more…
Every course level (A1 to C1) concludes with a final exam consisting of 4 parts: Listening, Reading, Writing and Speaking. All students who pass the exam will receive a German language certificate with an overall evaluation score in line with the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages.
The programm finishes with an official German language proficiency test, serving as evidence that you fulfill the language requirements for admission to a German University degree course.