International Programmes 2019/2020

Intensive Language Course Advanced German C2 Intensive Language Course Advanced German C2

Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg • Lutherstadt Wittenberg

Course location
Lutherstadt Wittenberg
In cooperation with
Institute for German Language and Culture (Institut für deutsche Sprache und Kultur e. V.)
Teaching language
  • German
Language level of course
  • German: C2
Target group

Students and German language learners from all majors and disciplines


This course is specifically designed to meet the needs of advanced German language learners (level C2). It provides participants with the opportunity to improve and update their knowledge and perspectives of Germany. Besides language training and phonetic exercises, cultural events and regional studies are part of the programme.

Through selected regional topics, the many facets of modern German life will be discovered in activities such as conversations with experts, presentations, excursions, and a final course project. With participants from around the world, knowledge exchange and intercultural learning will be significant aspects of this summer course. All courses have lessons on pronunciation.

After a full day of learning and gathering new impressions, a variety of free time activities and intercultural get-togethers will help you to enjoy this wonderful summer course.

Average number of hours per week
Average number of participants per group/course
ECTS credits (max.)
Dates and costs
This price includes
  • Course fees
  • Accompanying programme
Further information on dates and prices.

Included in the price: language course, course materials, a social and leisure programme, two day trips


For this course DAAD university summer course scholarships (usually starting at language level B1) are available. If you wish to apply for this course, you can find all necessary information about the scholarship programme and its application requirements here. To submit your application, please note the reference number HSK-0502.

Teaching language
  • German
Language level of course
  • German: C2
Language requirements

Participants with a level C1 certificate, TestDaF TDN 4, or equivalent

Submit application to

Institut für deutsche Sprache und Kultur e. V. an der Martin-Luther-Universität Halle-Wittenberg
Collegienstraße 62
06886 Lutherstadt Wittenberg

Is accommodation organised?
Accommodation is arranged by the organiser.
Type of accommodation

Accommodation in host families, including breakfast and dinner: 499 EUR
Shared student accommodation without meals: 360 EUR


With host families: breakfast and dinner (typical German dinner) are included.

Grocery stores are located close to the accommodation.

Is a social and leisure programme offered?
Description of social and leisure programme

Wittenberg is a beautiful little German town filled with UNESCO World Heritage Sites, parks, cafés and recreation areas along the Elbe River.

During our language courses, two international volunteers (ESC/FSJ) will be organising a wide range of free-time and leisure activities.
In Wittenberg:

  • guided tour, conversations with local people
  • workshops (music, theatre, etc.)
  • intercultural get-together
  • bike tours along the Elbe River
  • sports and leisure activities
  • museum visits (Martin Luther's house, Asisi's Panorama Luther 1517)
  • farewell evening with instructors and guests

Outside of Wittenberg: 

  • two day trips to Berlin and Leipzig (or other cities), including guided city tours, free-time suggestions
  • afternoon visit to UNESCO World Heritage Site Dessau/ Wörlitz
Free internet access
Support in visa matters
Pick-up service from train station/airport

Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg

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About the university:
Education and research with a 500-year-old tradition: Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg (MLU) offers a wide range of academic subjects in the areas of humanities, social sciences, natural sciences and medicine. The oldest and largest university in Saxony-Anhalt was created in 1817 when the University of Wittenberg (founded in 1502) merged with Friedrichs University Halle (founded in 1694). Today the university has around 20,000 students and 340 professors.

About the language institute:
The Institute for German Language and Culture has been offering German language courses for over 23 years. It arranges study abroad programmes and international teacher training programmes as well as international summer courses for 350 participants from more than 36 different countries each year. Additionally, intensive preparatory language courses for future university students are held in Halle, the hometown of the Martin Luther University. The institute is also a licensed exam centre for TestDaF and telc tests.

350 Number of students per year
36 Number of countries that our students are from

University Location

Lutherstadt Wittenberg, which is the seat of the Institute for German Language and Culture, is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The famous reformer Martin Luther lived, taught, and wrote his 95 Theses here. We have been offering language courses and regional studies in the field of German as a foreign language for international students, graduates, and academics for more than 23 years. We also offer study abroad programmes for partner universities of the Martin Luther University.

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