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Pre-sessional German language course


Group picture with the participants 2016. Photo: Osnabrück University/Sonja Yeh

This three-week pre-sessional German language course is organized by the Language Center for international students and PhD candidates at Osnabrück University. Courses will be offered on four different proficiency levels (A1 to B2) to best prepare international visitors for their stay, studies and research in Osnabrück.

The course offers:

  • Systematic practice of all four communicative language practices (reception, production, interaction, mediation) in German,
  • Themes and topics related to living and studying in Osnabrück, as well as aspects of German culture in general,
  • Organized activities and tours in and around Osnabrück.


The course will take place from 13 September 2021 until 01 October 2021. Lessons are scheduled Mondays to Fridays between 9:30 am and 1:00 pm (50 teaching units in total).

Who can participate?

International students, PhD candidates, exchange students from partner universities and Erasmus scholarship holders enrolled at Osnabrück University for the Winter Term 2021/22.

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PGC 2021 Flyer (PDF, 481 kB)

For more information on the registration procedure, course organization and course content please contact the Language Center at

For more information on accommodation and the start of your semester, please visit our website about the Welcome Week or contact the International Office.