Language courses - German

German courses this semester

Click here to see the course overview for this semester and to register for a course:

How to register

Students with previous knowledge of the German language should register by clicking on the following link:

German course registration for students with previous knowledge of the language.

You will then receive an e-mail with a link to the placement test. After that, the Goethe Institut will assign you to a suitable course and notify you about this.

If you have already attended a course at the Goethe-Institut or have a Goethe certificate, please send the most recent certificate of achievement / Goethe certificate to hochschulkooperation-bremenprotect me ?!goetheprotect me ?!.de after registering.

Unfortunately, we cannot consider certificates from other language schools!

Students with no previous knowledge of German can select a German A1.1 beginner's course and register directly for that course:

If you receive an error notification, please change what you entered in the field /Institution/:

  • Erasmus students and exchange students should select
    ‚Exchange Students Uni Bremen’
  • Master students should select ‚Master Students Uni Bremen’

General information

Course fees

A fee is usually payable for General Studies courses. Detailed information on course fees and possible reductions can be found here.


Our German courses are usually open to:

  • students at Bremen University, HSB, HfK and HSBHV
  • ERASMUS students enrolled at Bremen University, HSB, HfK and HSBHV
  • (visiting) scholars at Bremen University, HSB, HfK and HSBHV

Contact us

Looking for some more information about our courses, placement tests or the registration process?

Course formats

Regular courses (15 weeks in the winter or summer semester)

  • 2 SWS of face-to-face teaching and approx. 60 hours of independent study
  • 4 SWS of face-to-face teaching and approx. 120 hours of independent study


Note: 1 SWS = 45 minutes per week for 15 weeks

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Summer schools

Our international summer schools offer much more than just a language course. Click here for more information about the SZHB summer schools

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Course material

Course material

The webpage for the course you have booked contains details of the material you will need for your course.

Further study material is available in the Goethe-Institut's multi-media resource section of the Language Resource Centre (LRC)

For analog material: to the online catalogue for the LRC

For digital material: to the Moodle platform of the LRC

Additional online materials from the Goethe-Institut


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