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No courses with physical presence will be held at the Language Center of the University of Vienna until the end of April 2021. Until then, all courses will be held online. Further information on distance learning can be found on the Covid-19 information page.
 

Here you can find further information regarding distance learning.

(e-)Semester Courses

Choose out of over 30 languages!

The courses take place once a week for 13 weeks. You will master one course phase and complete your course with a final exam and a certificate (with ECTS points).

You can choose between a course on campus and the surrounding area (offline) or a location-independent e-language course (online).

Summer semester 2021

  • 08.03.2020 - 30.06.2021

Winter semester 2021-2022

  • 04.10.2021 - 31.01.2022 (Registration: 16.08.2021 - 21.09.2021)

Offline: Language Courses on campus

[Translate to English:] Paul im Unterricht

The offline courses take place at our locations on campus and in the surrounding area.

The group size is adapted to the size of the room in order to guarantee safety distances within the classroom.

Duration: 13 weeks, 39 units per course
Intensity: 1x/week, 3 units
Course times: 18:00 - 20:30

1 teaching unit = 45 minutes

Regular course fee: EUR 395 per course

Teaching materials are not included in the course fee. They are available at the bookstore Facultas am Campus.

Discounts:

  • for Austrian pupils, students and employees of the University of Vienna aswell as the Medical University: 25%
  • for recipients of federal aid for students (at the University of Vienna): 50%
  • for members of the Alumni Association of the University of Vienna: 10%

Further information on discounts

  • You will learn in a group of 10–16 students and benefit from personal support by the instructor. 
  • Special hygienic measures apply at all locations of the Language Center and in our classrooms to ensure healthy environment and comfort. 
  • This course is planned as an offline course on our premises on/near campus. However, please note that in case the government enforces another covid-19-related shutdown, we will have to switch this course to an online course.

Online: e-Language Courses in our virtual classrooms

[Translate to English:] Online-Unterricht im Café

Our e-language courses will offer you the online version of the courses you would expect from courses held at our Language Center.

You will communicate live with our experienced and highly-qualified teachers and course colleagues.

The lessons will be just as interactive and comprehensive as our regular courses on campus. Your biggest advantage is that you can now participate in your course from anywhere in the world!

Duration: 13 weeks, 39 units per course
Intensity: 1x/week, 3 units
Course times: 18:00 - 20:30

1 teaching unit = 45 minutes

Regular course fee: EUR 395 per course

Teaching materials are not included in the course fee. They are available at the bookstore Facultas am Campus.

Discounts:

  • for Austrian pupils, students and employees of the University of Vienna aswell as the Medical University: 25%
  • for recipients of federal aid for students (at the University of Vienna): 50%
  • for members of the Alumni Association of the University of Vienna: 10%

Further information on discounts

  • To participate in our online courses you need a stable internet connection (10 MBit/s Download, 5 MBit/s Upload. If you are unsure of the internet speed at your specific location, please check your connection here: https://www.speedtest.net). 
  • You will need a device with microphone and speakers/headphones and a webcam. We strongly recommend using a device with an (external) keyboard so that you can also perform your written tasks in the best possible way. You will work with word documents and other word-processing programs.
  • As virtual classroom, we use the external provider Zoom.
  • You will learn in a group of 10–16 students and benefit from personal support by the instructor. 
  • Please note that the indicated course time corresponds to the local time in Vienna / Austria (CEST/UTC+2). Before registering, please check the time zone difference at your local time and register for the course schedule most convenient for your location. If you need assistance, click here
  • The e-courses correspond to our usual courses on campus in terms of quality, learning progress and personal interaction. Therefore, the tuition fees we charge are the same. 

Our courses are open for everyone starting from the age of 16. As a participant, you will benefit from our numerous years of experience and our highly-qualified teachers

Course phases

The semester course covers 1 course phase.

ECTS

For a positive transcript, you are awarded ECTS (European Credit Transfer System):

  • 2 ECTS for the A1-A2 levels
  • 3 ECTS for levels B1 and higher

The decision regarding recognition (or non-recognition) of ECTS points (credits) lies with your university’s or institutes’ Study Program Administration [Studienprogrammleitung].

Please find here further information on disability-friendly exams.