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HFU.Prep certificate (I28005)



The preparation semester for international students

HFU.Prep is a qualification programme designed to prepare you for studying in German at a German university. It can be taken as a pre-semester course enabling you to develop your German language skills to the point where you well prepared to study at university in German.

With us you get:

  • compact, effective preparation for the German certificate exam at C1 level
  • German courses specifically tailored to your area of interest
  • the possibility to attend seminars/lectures in the subject area of your choice at participating faculties
  • soft skills for your studies: from learning and presentation skills, to teamwork

And you are not alone!

We support you in all phases of your HFU.Prep semester, both with your professional training and your everyday life. We are happy to advise you on any questions you may have.

Once you have successfully completed HFU.Prep, you can directly apply for one of the degree programmes at HFU or another German university.

In addition, all enrolled HFU students can take the courses during their studies to deepen their language skills. Please also contact us if you would like to improve your English proficiency during your studies, e.g. to obtain a bilingual degree, or to prepare for a stay abroad. In this case, simply contact us directly by email at Email application is started:hfu.prep(at)hs-furtwangen.de.

Download file:Study and Examinations regulations for HFU.Prep

If any of the following apply to you...

  • ... you are interested in taking a German-language or bilingual degree programme at HFU
  • ... you would like to concentrate fully on your future studies and deepen your language skills in advance and in a compact way
  • ... you already speak External link opens in a new window:German at a level of B1/B2, but still need to take the External link opens in a new window:TestDaF certificate exam at level C1
  • ... you can imagine working later in an attractive field with very good career opportunities in a region with strong companies in the south-west of Germany and would like to make the right choice of study for this
  • ... you have already completed your studies in your home country and would like to specialise in Germany

... then HFU.Prep is just right for you!

  • Programme duration 1 Semester
  • Campus Schwenningen Campus
  • Programme begins Winter semester (October), Summer semester (March)
  • Application deadline 15 July (winter semester), 15 January (summer semester)
  • Entry requirements German proficiency B1/B2, University entrance qualification for a German university
  • Teaching Language German
  • Accreditation No