Heidelberg University



The deeply cosmopolitan atmosphere of Germany's oldest university provides people from all over the world with a welcoming and stimulating environment for expanding their interest in German language and culture. The International Summer School offers three different language courses, each with their own diverse set of challenges.


General theme:

"Current Developments in Education and Science"


  • Course I provides language training at elementary, intermediate and advanced levels.

  • Course II is a "Fortbildungskurs" designed for foreign German teachers, university lecturers and students of German language and literature.
  • Course III provides training in business German.


All courses run:

from August, 2nd to August, 27th 2010


Language classes are held in the morning; in the afternoon, participants can take part in a variety of classes related to their course level as well as other workshops and lectures. Participants are accompanied by native students in a variety of cultural and social events.


All participants receive a certificate of attendance. Additional diplomas are issued to those who pass a written examination. The diploma is equivalent to 4 credit points on the European Credit Transfer System (ECTS).


Please read our descriptions carefully. These contain all the information we can issue before the enrolment. A confirmation letter with further details will be sent out only after the complete enrolment papers have been delivered.


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