Language Centre (SZHB)

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About us

(y)our language centre

20 languages and 600 language courses

- over 6,600 language students

- over 70 language instructors


Intensive courses - winter 2023

In February and March, intensive courses for 10 different languages will be offered at the Language Center. Registration for all courses is now open.

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8. Symposium in Bremen: Research Awards

Two research awards will be awarded during the 8th Symposium in Bremen. You can apply until November 30th, 2022.

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Language learning during orientation week

Throughout the year, the Language Center of the Universities in the Land of Bremen (SZHB for short) offers students at all of Bremen's universities a rich and varied language learning program. To find out more, come attend our information sessions and trial courses during orientation week.

Language courses during the winter semester

Free spots still available! We are offering courses in 19 languages during the winter semester 2022/23. These take place weekly, run for the entire semester (15 weeks) and start the week of October 17th.

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8th Bremer Symposium: Call for Papers

Contributions for the 8th Bremen Symposium may be submitted between August 1 and October 31, 2022.

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Intensive courses - summer 2022

The SZHB is offering a diverse range of intensive language courses in August & September 2022. If you would like to learn a new language or brush up your existing language skills, you have come to the right place!

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8th Bremen Symposium 2023

From March 1st to 3rd 2023, the 8th Bremen Symposion takes place at the University of Bremen.

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At a glance

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Courses and more for English

Courses and more for German


Courses and more for all languages offered by the SZHB


Are you looking for some detailed information about the levels of our language courses? Would you like to know more about the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages?
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Find out how we can help you with your independent study


Details of how to change or cancel your course registration can be found here

Many of our courses use the Moodle learning platform.



  • Tongue twister of the week

    Moeder sneed zeven scheve sneden brood.

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