Intensive courses during the semester break in German as a foreign language

This program has been designed for TUM students, doctoral candidates, postdocs and staff who would like to take advantage of the semester break for learning German. The intensive courses take place in fall and spring and are free of charge.

Offer in fall 2021

The intensive courses and trainings in September 2021 belong to the summer semester 2021, those in October 2021 belong to the winter semester 2021/22.

September 2021 (Summer semester 2021)

Instruction for registration in TUMonline

Language Courses (online and live)

  • at the levels A1.1 to B2.2
  • 3 weeks
  • 14 x in the mornings or afternoons
  • 56 teaching units
  • 4 Credits on the basis of tasks submitted plus online-test

Communication Training

  • for B2/C1
  • 2 weeks
  • 7 x in the afternoons
  • 28 teaching units
  • no Credits

October 2021 (Winter semester 2021/22)

Language Courses (online and live)

  • at the levels A1.1 to A2.2
  • 2 weeks
  • 10 x in the mornings or afternoons
  • 45 teaching units
  • 3 or 4 Credits on the basis of tasks submitted plus online-test

Writing and Grammar Skills (online and live)

  • B1
  • one week
  • 5 x in the afternoons
  • 15 teaching units
  • no Credits

Communication at Work (online and live)

  • for B2/C1
  • two weeks
  • 4 x in the mornings, 1 x whole day
  • 30 teaching units
  • 1 Credit

Offer in spring 2022

The intensive courses in spring 2022 belong to the winter semester 2021/22. They will start at the beginning of March and will last 2 to 5 weeks.

Course participation and registration

Students with previous knowledge in German please determine your language level using our placement test or choose a course one level up from your most recently completed course in this language, provided the course was at the TUM, a partner university, or another European university. The placement test will help you to decide on the appropriate level for the course.

Students of the TUM:

  • Registration for the intensive courses in Fall 2021 starts on July 15th, 2021 in TUMonline. Please look out for "intensive course" and also switch to the second page of our offer of German courses. Please find out about the exact time in TUMonline. Please note: In TUMonline, the intensive courses in September belong to the summer semester, whereas the intensive courses in October and spring belong to the winter semester. You may have to switch the filter to another semester.
  • If you do not attend the first class meeting, your place will be given to someone else.
  • Please note that it is not possible to be excused for the first day.

Doctoral candidates, postdocs and staff of the TUM:

Jutta Schlüter

German as a Foreign Language Lecturer

Office Hours
On Tuesdays from 14:00 to 15:00

By arrangement during the semester break
Room 104, Richard-Wagner-Str. 3 (MUC)
Tel.: 089/289-29321