Preparatory German Language Course for Refugees at HTWK in Summer Semester 2021

Refugees who wish to study at the HTWK can improve their German beforehand in preparatory German courses, that are offered free of charge. Registration for the courses in summer semester 2021 is possible now.

The HTWK Leipzig will again offer German courses to prepare for university studies from April 2021. Both German courses are free of charge for refugees. They take place for approximately 24 hours per week, cover the C1 level of German language skills and will prepare participants for the TestDaF examination.

If possible, the course will be held in class.

Prerequisites for participation

  • A university entrance qualification
  • Indication of the desired study programme at HTWK
  • Online registration and consultation (via e-mail or telephone) in advance

Course dates

April and May:

  •     2-month TestDaF intensive language course at C1 level                      
  •     Planned date for the assessment test: 2 March 2021
  •     Prerequisite: Completed B2 course

June to November:

  •     6-month B2/C1/TestDaF course
  •     Planned date for the assessment test: 4 May 2021
  •     Prerequisite: Completed B1 course


Registration is possible on the HTWK website (more information at the bottom on this page). Without registration and attending a counselling session participation is not possible. The consultation will clarify whether you meet all requirements for admission.

There is no deadline for registration, but it is recommended to register in due time. When applying make sure to take into account the (planned) date of the respective assessment test.

If you have any further questions, please send an e-mail to: lea {{punkt}} blohm {{ätt}} htwk-leipzig {{punkt}} de

More info & registration German course for refugees at the HTWK

The German course for refugees at HTWK is funded by the DAAD using resources provided by the Federal Ministry of Education and Research.
Some places allocated to people without a refugee background are subject to a fee.

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