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GERMAN COURSES - regional & cultural studies - for new exchange students

DEUTSCHKURSE - Landeskunde - für Austauschstudierende, die im Herbst an der Viadrina beginnen

You just arrived in Germany to study at Viadrina. You already have some experience with the German language and some knowledge about Germany and want to learn more? Here you can take your first steps inside and outside of the classroom in a place where the language and the culture you learned about is part of everyday life You will get some „survival vocabulary“ and will not only learn to communicate with the Germans, but also about life, culture, history and politics in the city, the region and of course also the nearby and so fascinating capital Berlin and other interesting places in the country.

course 1 - level A0

02.09. - 11.09.2024

For students with no knowledge of German

Welcome course: Get to know Frankfurt (Oder) and start communicating in German

course 2 - level A2

11.09. - 20.09.2024

For students with German language skills (completed A1 – A2)

Get to know Frankfurt (Oder) and improve your communication skills in German!

course 3 - level B1-B2

23.09. - 02.10.2024

For students with German language skills B1 – B2

Get to know Frankfurt (Oder) and improve your communication skills in German!

  • first part: 02.09. – 10.09.2024
    Landeskunde

Hello Germany! In this seven-day introduction we will take you on a journey – not only for the first steps of learning German to guide you through every day life, but we will also get to know the new University, explore Frankfurt (Oder) and the region that is full of beautiful nature and traditions, the nearby capital Berlin and other places worth seeing while in Germany. On the way we will discover more about culture, history and today’s life in Germany. We will not only sit in class, but move around in Frankfurt and will take part in interactive activities and challenges to test our knowledge!

  • first part: 11.09. – 19.09.2024
    Landeskunde

Hello Germany! In this seven-day introduction we will take you on a journey – not only for the first steps of learning German to guide you through every day life, but we will also get to know the new University, explore Frankfurt (Oder) and the region that is full of beautiful nature and traditions, the nearby capital Berlin and other places worth seeing while in Germany. On the way we will discover more about culture, history and today’s life in Germany. We will not only sit in class, but move around in Frankfurt and will take part in interactive activities and challenges to test our knowledge!

  • first part: 23.09. – 01.10.2024
    Landeskunde

Hello Germany! In this seven-day introduction we will take you on a journey – not only for the first steps of learning German to guide you through every day life, but we will also get to know the new University, explore Frankfurt (Oder) and the region that is full of beautiful nature and traditions, the nearby capital Berlin and other places worth seeing while in Germany. On the way we will discover more about culture, history and today’s life in Germany. We will not only sit in class, but move around in Frankfurt and will take part in interactive activities and challenges to test our knowledge!

  • second part: 11.09.2024
    Workshop – „Learning German with AI“

Join this innovative workshop to kickstart your German learning journey. Learn to improve your German language skills individually and at your own pace with the help of AI applications. The workshop is specially designed for international students who are in the initial phase of learning German.

What you will learn:

  • Resources and media for learning German for beginners
  • Create your own tutor with AI
  • Create your own customized learning plan for beginners with AI
  • Create role plays and grammar exercises with AI
  • second part: 20.09.2024
    Workshop – „Learning German with AI“

Join this innovative workshop to kickstart your German learning journey. Learn to improve your German language skills individually and at your own pace with the help of AI applications. The workshop is specially designed for international students who are in the initial phase of learning German.

What you will learn:

  • Resources and media for learning German from A1 level upwards
  • Create your own tutor with AI
  • Create your own customized learning plan and exercises to recap with AI
  • Create role-plays and grammar exercises with AI
  • second part: 02.10.2024
    Workshop – „Learning German with AI“

Join this innovative workshop to kickstart your German learning journey. Learn to improve your German language skills individually and at your own pace with the help of AI applications. The workshop is specially designed for international students who are in the initial phase of learning German.

What you will learn:

  • Resources and media for learning German from B1 level upwards
  • Create your own learning plan with AI
  • Read, understand and adapt texts to previous knowledge/language level with AI tools
  • Write and improve your own texts with AI tools