International Programmes 2022/2023

Business Communication in Germany Business Communication

University of Bayreuth • Bayreuth

Course location
Bayreuth
In cooperation with

IIK Bayreuth e.V.

Teaching language
  • German
Language level of course
  • German: B2, C1, C2
Date(s)
  • September 2023 (Registration deadline of course provider: June 15, 2023)
Mode of study
Hybrid
Phase(s) of attendance (on-site)
Yes, voluntary
Pace of course
Instructor-led (Specific due dates for lectures/assignments/exams)
Target group

This course is open to all students who are interested in German economic affairs and business communication and have a German language level of B2 and higher.

Description/content

The language courses consist of 25 hours of teaching per week. Our weekly programme will be rounded off by additional offers like seminars, intercultural workshops, workshops for pronunciation and scientific German, film nights, sports, get-togethers and parties. These additional offers amount to at least 10 hours per week.

Economic experts use their own language. In this course, we will practise basic business terminology in German, based on current cases in Germany. You will gain the ability to negotiate in German with the help of the "know-how" you will obtain in this course.
You will learn the culture-specific conditions for negotiations in German and develop communication strategies for mastering negotiations and interviews in Germany.

Content:

  • Negotiation and discourse training
  • Visits to German companies and enterprises
  • Analysis of German business and product presentations
  • Planning of business-related stays in Germany
Recognised language exams offered (e.g. DSH, TestDaF, TOEFL)
No
Types of online learning elements
  • Access to databases with study material
  • Online sessions
  • Online study material provided by institution
Average number of hours per week
25
Average number of participants per group/course
15
Dates and costs
  • September 2023 (Registration deadline of course provider: June 15, 2023)
Price only on request
Yes
Teaching language
  • German
Language level of course
  • German: B2, C1, C2
Language requirements

German language skills level B2 or higher

Submit application to

www.sommeruni.uni-bayreuth.de

Is accommodation organised?
The organiser does not provide assistance.
Meals

The students' dormitories and the private shared flats are equipped with cooking facilities. Several grocery stores and restaurants are to be found in the city centre.

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

Guided campus and city tours, get-togethers, sports programme, parties, film nights, nature hikes

Free internet access
Yes
Support in visa matters
Yes
Pick-up service from train station/airport
No

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