We offer international early career researchers the opportunity to learn German and increase their language proficiency in our ongoing German courses.

You can now register for our German courses in the period October to December 2021. The registration deadline is 27 September 2021. InterDaF will invite you to the placement test by 4 October 2021.

Eine Hand hält eine Brezel hoch, im Hintergrund ist ein Weihnachtsmarkt mit diversen Ständen, bei Tageslicht
In our German courses, you will focus on oral and written communication, and learn more about the German culture. Photo: Colourbox

Learn German at the Research Academy Leipzig

We offer international doctoral researchers and postdocs the opportunity to learn German and increase their language proficiency. In partnership with interDaF e.V. am Herder-Institut at Leipzig University, we organise courses at a wide variety of language levels. Students are placed in courses following a placement test.

The courses for all language levels are offered in three rounds per year:

  • January to March (registration in December)
  • April to July (registration in March)
  • October to December (registration in September)

Registration

Please register by 27 September 2021 using the registration form. Unfortunately, we will not be able to consider registrations after the registration deadline.

Cost

All courses cost €55. Participants from external institutions may be subject to different fees.

Courses and Dates

German Course: Erste Schritte (A1 and A1/A2)

For international doctoral researchers and postdocs who would like to learn German and do not have any prior knowledge.

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German Course: Weiter geht’s (A1/A2)

For international doctoral researchers and postdocs who would like to increase their proficiency in German.

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German Course: Auf Deutsch bitte (A2/B1 and B1/B2)

For international doctoral researchers and postdocs who have learned German in the past and would like to refresh their language skills.

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