German Language Classes & Cultural Programme

Immerse yourself in German language and Austrian culture – language and cultural programme for international students

German Language Classes

German 1, 3 ECTS credits

For learners without previous knowledge of German
Lecturer: Andrea RichterHelma Spannagl-Schmoll

The course content is designed to support students in their everyday life in a German speaking environment.


  • greetings
  • introducing oneself
  • using numbers (time, age, price)
  • ordering food and shopping
  • making appointments
  • naming everyday things
  • countries of origin
  • family and work
  • leisure activities
  • university of applied sciences and campus

German 2, 3 ECTS credits

For learners with some knowledge of German on the first basic user level of CEFR
Lecturer: Andrea Richter

The course content is designed to support students in their everyday life in a German-speaking environment.


  • ordering in a restaurant, eating habits, leisure activities, childhood
  • holiday plans, cultural life in Austria
  • expressing surprise and interest

Placement tests and consultation for learners of all levels at the beginning of the semester. Information on the date will follow. 

Cultural Programme

Scouting Austrian Culture, 3 ECTS credits

Language of instruction: English
Workshop sessions on Austrian culture: collecting and contributing facts and experiences on Austrian geography, history, arts, music and further topics of interest, including participation in excursions.
Lecturers: Andrea Richter / Helma Spannagl-Schmoll

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Dürnberger Judith, MA

Judith Dürnberger, MA

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