(e-)Semi-Intensive Courses

For a small selection of lanugages, we offer our Semi-Intensive Courses which start twice per semester.

  • You learn in a group of 10 to 16 participants, online or on-site.
  • Course times: twice per week in the evening
  • Learning objectives: 1 course phase per course - final exam - 2-3 ECTS credits

Course Dates

Winter semester 2024-25:

  • 07.10.2024 – 28.11.2024 | Registration: 19.08. – 24.09.2024
  • 02.12.2024 – 30.01.2025 | Registration: 19.08. – 19.11.2024

Summer semester 2025:

  • 10.03.2025 – 30.04.2025 | Registration: 13.01. – 25.02.2025
  • 07.05.2025 – 30.06.2025 | Registration: 13.01. – 22.04.2025

Selection of Languages

EnglishFrenchItalianRussianSpanish

Your language is not listed?
Please check our Semester Courses or Small Group Tuition to find out wheter we offer your target language in a group setting or send us an inquiry!

We are also happy to organize Individual Training for you in these and many other languages.

Semi-Intensive Courses: online or offline 6,5 weeks

You can choose between offline and online courses.

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

In our online courses you will communicate live with our experienced and highly-qualified teachers and your course colleagues. The lessons will be just as interactive and comprehensive as our regular courses on campus.

Duration: 6,5 weeks, 39 units per course
Intensity: 2x/week, 3 units per day (Monday/Wednesday or Tuesday/Thursday)
Course times: 6:00–8:30 pm

1 teaching unit = 45 minutes

Regular course fee 2024-25: EUR 474 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. 

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  • The courses take place in our premises on the Campus of the University of Vienna and facilities in the surrounding area, see also: Our Course Locations
  • You will learn in a group of 10–16 students and benefit from personal support by the instructor. 
  • 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 a microphone, speakers/headphones, a webcam and 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.
  • Please note that the indicated course time corresponds to the local time in Vienna / Austria (CEST). 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

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.

Prior to course commencement, the Language Center offers assessment tests.

Self-assessment is also possible, based on the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR) level descriptions.

Registration can be carried out online or directly at the office of the Language Center of the University.