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Dipl.-Phil. Ireneusz Antoni Owczarek


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CourseLiving and Studying in Germany (Studieren und  Leben in DeutschLand)

07.09. - 30.09.2020

Special plansThe course is a classroom-based event - if this is not possible due to recent developments caused by the corona virus, the course will be offered online.

A combination of both options is not possible.
Lessonsabout 94 lessons
  • minimum age 18 years
  • A2 certificate at registration - send to for check before payment of course fee
  • minimum of 8 participants
Course fees649 € including lessons and accompanying program
ECTS-Punktemax. 4

Online Course Registration: here 

Deadline for application: 15.08.2020

The registration fee of 100 euros becomes due immediately. The course fee is included the registration fee.

After payment of the registration fee to the account mentioned you will receive an admission sheet you need to apply for a visa at the embassy.

Please pay the remaining amount up to the date of August 15th, 2020. The immediate payment of the whole amount invoiced is also possible.

Please note our cancellation policy.

* Information on the visa requirements please click here.

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The course Living and Studying in Germany teaches German for general situations. The course is open to participants from any academic discipline or profession.

The course aims to improve the students' German skills in speaking, listening, reading and writing.

Content emphasis are:

• Speaking: improvement of communication skills

• Vocabulary: extension of the words you know

• Grammar: deepening of your knowledge

• intercultural training, application training, presentation training  

The course is supplemented with social events and excursions. 

Four lessons will take place in the mornings and two additional sessions in the afternoons (Monday to Friday).              

Possible topics of intercultural training and application training are "Cultural Orientation in Comparison", "Job Application", etc.

The course Living and Studying in Germany involves researching, assembling and presenting of a Project Work

Furthermore, individual and group instruction is offered in pronunciation practice lessons to support participants in accent reduction. These lessons are given by teachers who are specially trained in phonetics.

There will be a placement test at the start of the course. This is to help establish the various groups: Elementary, Intermediate or Advanced, with groups of about 10 people. 


The course concludes with a language exam and the awarding of certificates.

Course schedule

Overview over the general program:

September, 06day of arrival (see note on Covid-19)
September, 07opening ceremony and lessons beginning
September, 29examination, closing evening party
September, 30day of certificate issuance and departure


Note on Covid-19:

Please check if the country you want to travel from counts as a risk area in Germany. If yes, please come to Ilmenau latest by August 22, 2020 or do a Corona test. If you would like to know more about the possibilities of a test, please send us an e-mail.


That is how the daily routine looks like:

9 am - 12.15 pmLanguage lessons/ individual instructions in phonetics
12 pm - 1.30 pmLunch break
1.30 pm - 3 pmPhonetics- intercultural training - application training - presentation training - seminars
3 pm - 7 pmFree (sports available)
from 7 pmVarious evening events

Accompanying program

There is a cultural program nearly each day which is an organised part of the summer course.

The course fees include:

Excursions for example to Erfurt, Weimar, Jena or Eisenach, together with walks in the wooded hills of the Thüringer Wald.

Social events
In the evenings, there is a warm invitation to concerts, plays,workshops, lectures, physical activities and games. The language teachers and course helpers will be there for the welcoming party on the first evening and for the farewell party. Student social life revolves in Ilmenau around the student clubs – the course members can find relaxation and entertainment late into the night.

The staff in the office for the German course will gladly lend out sports equipment for games such as football, basketball, volleyball, tennis and table tennis.