Degree Programs & Courses Language offer

German as a foreign language

Courses during the semester:

We offer courses from level A1 to C1. The courses with the target levels A1, A2 and B1 consist of four lessons per week and take place twice a week. In these courses, you will learn the basics of the language.
The courses with the target levels B2 and C1 consist of two lessons per week and take place once a week. In these courses, you will develop language skills for the academic context.

Registration and course costs

Who can participate? Students and employees of the UniBE can register for the language courses. Moreover, enrollment is also possible for students and employees of the Bern University of Applied Sciences (Berner Fachhochschule, BFH) and students of the Bern University of Teacher Education (Pädagogische Hochschule Bern, PH). Students have priority in the allocation of course places. There are two conditions for course participation: - You attend the course regularly (if there are too many absences, you cannot complete the course). Please excuse yourself if you cannot participate. - You need to plan enough time for self-study activities. The courses have a high pace and in order to be able to follow the course, you have to exercises and tasks outside class time. In order to be eligible to follow the next course in the following semester, you have to fulfill all the course requirements.

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