These german courses are geared towards beginners and advanced students. Students can begin with no previous knowledge of German, or can also start with a course that is at a more advanced level. The individual courses build on one another and take the students from one level to the next. Achievement of a language level is assessed through an examination and confirmed with a certificate.
The number of hours required to attain a certificate depends on the previous knowledge of the participants. On average, it takes the following amount of time to achieve the next language level:
- A1: approx. 150 hours of lessons
- A2: approx. 150 hours of lessons
- B1: 300 hours of lessons
- B2: 240 hours of lessons
- C1: 240 hours of lessons
- C2: 240 hours of lessons
The courses are calculated on a modular basis: For levels A1 to B1, one module comprises 100 hours of lessons; for levels B2 to C2, one module comprises 80 hours of lessons.