School of Languages and Cultures

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Test DaF Preparatory Course in July

On 26 July 2023, the TestDaF (digital) will take place at Campus VS. In preparation for the exam, the School of Languages and Cultures offers a three-day free preparatory course (B2/C1) in presence at Campus VS.

The preparation course will take place on the following dates:

  • 14 July 2023: 08:45-17:00
  • 15 July 2023: 08:45-13:15
  • 22 July 2023: 08:45-15:30

The course is primarily designed students who will be taking the TestDaF, but is also open for students who would like to get to know the exam format.

Please send registrations for the preparation course to Email application is started:hum(at) by 01 July 2023.


We have moved!

We have moved. You will find us in:

E0.07 (Campus FU)
A3.10 & A3.12 (Campus VS)

Timetable updates

Please pay attention to the changes in the course Download file:timetable. The course offer will be updated according to the demand of the participants.

Timetable for summer semester 2023 online

You can find important information about the summer semester 2023 in our Download file:flyer.

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