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At the end of your Course

Course Certificate

The minimum eligibility requirements for a course certificate are as follows:

  • minimum 75% attendance of the total course duration
  • participation in the final examination

You will receive your certificate on the last day of the course.

ECTS points

Successful completion of the course will result in the participant being awarded ECTS (European Credit Transfer System) points. The relevant study program of your university will have the ultimate decision regarding recognition of our certificates.

Regular Foreign Language Courses: (semester courses, semi-intenisve courses, intensive courses)

Niveau A1-A2: 2 ECTS points per course

Niveau B1-C2: 3 ECTS points per course

German Courses:

4 ECTS points per course phase (provided passing grades in the final exam)

Further information see course details.

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Course Examinations

All four language skills are assessed: reading comprehension, listening comprehension and writing proficiency are tested within the written part of the examination, while speaking proficiency is assessed in a separate, oral part of the examination. A maximum of 20 points can be acquired for every language skill. In order to pass, candidates must acquire a minimum of 10 points in each skill.

Attendance Certificates

In case of the student's absence at the final exam or failing grades, ECTS points cannot be awarded. Nevertheless, participants who fulfill the minimum attendance requirement of 75% may receive an attendance confirmation letter from the Office of the Language Center.