School of Languages and Cultures

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Spanish Intensive Course for HFU Members

From 5 - 9 September 2022, an intensive online Spanish course will be held from 2.00 - 5.15 pm for HFU members with no or little knowledge of Spanish. The course is aimed at those interested in acquiring a first basic knowledge of Spanish. Please contact Email application is started:Ramona Hummel for further information. Registration for the course is possible until 22 August, 2022 through the External link opens in a new window:HFU-Akademie.

Spanish Intensive Course for HFU students

From 13-16 September, 2022 (9.45am -1.00pm) an intensive Spanish course for students with no or little knowledge will take place online. The course provides you with an introduction to the Spanish language, teaches basic communicative skills for everyday situations at A1 level, and at the same time develops a basic cultural understanding.
If you are interested, please register by mail to hum(at) by Monday, 29 August, 2022.

DELE Exams on 19 November, 2022

On Saturday, 19 November, 2022, DELE exams will be offered at the Schwenningen Campus of Furtwangen University. Register by 3 October, 2022 at: Email application is started:hum(at)

Placement test

If you would like to take an English course for the first time this semester, please note that you must take a placement test beforehand.

All international students at HFU taking a German course at HFU for the first time, whether an intensive course or a semester course, and want to participate in a course above A1 level, must take a DaF (German as a foreign language) Placement Test before registering for a course. Those who have an international German language qualification (Goethe Institute, Telc, TestDaF) are not required to take the Placement Test but must present the certificate at the Language Center.

Students who would like to take a Spanish course above A1.1 are requested to take the Test de nivel de español before the beginning of the semester.

Access to the placement tests is generally possible c. 4 weeks before semester begins until the end of the 2nd week of semester >>> Registration and LC-Online