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Virtual German Courses

We strongly encourage participants to self-assess their current language skills and check the course content description and/or learning outcomes of each course prior to registration.

External Resource:

CEFR self-assessment grids by the Council of Europe

Online German self-assessment by the Goethe Institute

Upcoming Courses

Course number: CAUXXDE038

Course name: German at B2 Level

Course details:

Target Group: This course is open for SEA-EU Students and Staff.

Prerequisites: English at B1 level, German at B1/B2 level

Courses offered by: Kiel University

Start-End Date/Time:

26.11.2022 – 27.11.2022
Saturday and Sunday: 10:00-17:00 (with breaks)

Course content:

By the end of the course, participants will be able to

  • Learn about the German holidays and ways to celebrate in December (Nikolaus, Weihnachten (Christmas), Silvester (New Year’s Eve)) which we are going to compare to the customs in your home countries.
  • The workshop is going to include a lot of creative writing tasks,  dialogues, reading German stories about holidays in December and possibly 1 or 2 songs typical for the season.

Additional details

  • Lessons via Zoom – make sure to update to the latest version and ideally use a device other than mobile phones
  • Class size of max. 24 in total
  • total workload: 14 hours
  • no extra material is needed

Contact person/information: language-seaeu@uv.uni-kiel.de

Register before 16.11.2022 at https://sprachenportal.zfs.uni-kiel.de. Follow the instructions given within the Registration Guide:


Participants will be notified 5-7 days before the course and receive connection details latest 1 day before the start of the course.



Past Courses

Course number: CAUXXDE001

Course name: German at A1.1 Level


Course details:

Target Group: This course is open for SEA-EU Students and Staff.

Prerequisites: English at B1 level

Courses offered by: Kiel University

Start-End Date/Time: 04.10., 06.10., 08.10., 11.10., 13.10., 18.10., 20.10., 22.10., 25.10., 27.10.2021; time: 18:00-20:00

Course content:

By the end of the course, participants will be able to or acquire skills to

  • introduce themselves
  • talk on a low level about food, activities and locations
  • know about basic vocabulary
  • know about basic verbs and grammar
  • get an idea of the German culture

Course number: CAUXXDE002

Course name: German at A1.1 Level


Course details:

Target Group: This course is open for SEA-EU Students and Staff.

Prerequisites: English at B1 level

Courses offered by: Kiel University

Start-End Date/Time: 11 Oct 2021 – 11 Nov 2021, Mondays 09:00-11:00 & Thursdays 10:00-12:00

Course content:

By the end of the course, participants will be able to use and understand

  • Pronouns & verbs
  • Sentence structure
  • Singular & Plural
  • Adjectives
  • Numbers
  • Times (mainly present & past tense)
  • Vocabulary

Course number: CAUXXDE003

Course Name: German at A1.1 – A1.2 Level


Course details:

Target Group: This course is open for SEA-EU Students and Staff.

Prerequisites: English at B1 level

Courses offered by: Kiel University

Start-End Date/Time: 25 Oct 2021 – 26 Nov 2021, Mondays & Wednesdays 18:00-20:00

Course content:

By the end of the course, participants will be able to use and understand

  • to use the basics of German communication
  • to use the most frequent & useful vocabulary
  • to use the base set of German grammar / Pronunciation
  • to get insights into German culture and the city of Kiel (sights & activities)

Course number: CAUXXDE004

Course name: German at A1.1 Level


Course details:

Target Group: This course is open for SEA-EU Students and Staff.

Prerequisites: English at B1 level

Courses offered by: Kiel University

Start-End Date/Time: 15 Nov 2021 – 16 Dec 2021, Mondays 09:00-11:00 & Thursdays 10:00-12:00

Course content:

By the end of the course, participants will be able to use and understand

  • Pronouns & verbs
  • Sentence structure
  • Singular & Plural
  • Adjectives
  • Numbers
  • Times (mainly present & past tense)
  • Vocabulary

Course number: CAUXXDE005

Course name: German at A1.1 – A1.2 Level

Course details:

Target Group: This course is open for SEA-EU Students and Staff.

Prerequisites: English at B1 level

Courses offered by: Kiel University

Start-End Date/Time: 20 Nov 2021 – 05 Dec 2021, Saturdays & Sundays 10:00-13:30

Course content:

By the end of the course, participants will be able to use and understand

  • to use the basics of German communication
  • to use the most frequent & useful vocabulary
  • to use the base set of German grammar / Pronunciation
  • to get insights into German culture and the city of Kiel (sights & activities)

Course number: CAUXXDE029

Course name: German at A1.1 Level

Course details

Target Group: This course is open for SEA-EU Students and Staff.

Prerequisites: English at B1 level

Courses offered by: Kiel University

Start-End Date/Time12.03., 13.03., 19.03., 20.03., 26.03., 27.03., 02.04., 03.04.2022
10:00-13:30

Course content:

By the end of the course, participants will be able to or acquire skills to

  • communicate on a basic level (about the following topics: Introduction, free time activities, making plans for the evening)
  • use the most frequent & useful vocabulary
  • use the base set of German grammar & pronunciation 
  • get an idea about German culture and Kiel (sights & activities)

Course number: CAUXXDE030

Course name: German at A1.2 Level

Course details

Target Group: This course is open for SEA-EU Students and Staff.

Prerequisites: English at B1 level

Courses offered by: Kiel University

Start-End Date/Time02.04., 09.04., 23.04., 30.04., 07.05., 14.05.2022 (Saturdays 9:00 – 13:00)

Course content:

By the end of the course, participants will be able to or acquire skills to

  • write and speak German at a basic level
  • pronounce more precisely
  • use the dative case 
  • use adjectives and make comparisons
  • use the past tense
  • use new prepositions and vocabulary

Course number: CAUXXDE031

Course name: German at A2.1 Level

Course details

Target Group: This course is open for SEA-EU Students and Staff.

Prerequisites: English at B1 level & German at A1 level

Courses offered by: Kiel University

Start-End Date/Time09.04., 10.04., 16.04., 17.04., 23.04., 24.04., 30.04., 01.05.2022
10:00-13:30

(After consultation with the teacher there is a possibility of a change of date at Easter (16./17.4.)).

Course content:

By the end of the course, participants will be able to or acquire skills to

  • consolidate grammatical knowledge
  • use advanced grammatical structures
  • build and expand vocabulary range 
  • speak more confidently
  • get an idea about German culture, economy and politics

Course number: CAUXXDE034

Course name: German at B1.1 level

Course details:

Target Group: This course is open for SEA-EU Students and Staff.

Prerequisites: English at B1 level, German at A2.2 level

Courses offered by: Kiel University

Start-End Date/Time: 6.09.2022 – 19.10.2022, Mondays and Wednesdays: 17:00-20:00

Course content:

By the end of the course, participants will be able to

  • get to know past tense and future tense
  • askpolitely with Konjunktiv 2
  • use relative clauses
  • get to know reflexive verbs 
  • learnnew vocabulary
  • talk about free time activities, food and workplaces

Course number: CAUXXDE035

Course name: German at A2.1 level

Course details:

Target Group: This course is open for SEA-EU Students and Staff.

Prerequisites: English at B1 level, German at A1.2 level

Courses offered by: Kiel University

Start-End Date/Time:

01.10.2022 – 19.11.2022
Saturdays: 9:00-12:00

Course content:

By the end of the course, participants will be able to

  • use the simple past
  • use the genitive case and reflexive verbs
  • extend their knowledge about subclauses
  • improve phonetic skills to be more confident in talking
  • get to know new vocabulary about food, work spaces and daily routines

Book required: 

Spektrum Deutsch A2 (Anne Buscha und Szilvia Szita)

Teilband 1 (14,50 €) ISBN: 978-3-941323-38-4 

or Vollversion (24,50 €) ISBN: 978-3-941323-31-5


Course number: CAUXXDE036

Course name: German at A2.1 Level

Course details:

Target Group: This course is open for SEA-EU Students and Staff.

Prerequisites: English at B1 level, German at A1.2 level 

Courses offered by: Kiel University

Start-End Date/Time:

03.10.2022 – 27.10.2022
Mondays and Thursdays: 18:00-21:00

Course content:

By the end of the course, participants will be able to

  • build upon your communication skills from German A1.
  • extend and diversify your vocabulary within different thematic areas.
  • practice and repeat your already acquired knowledge about German grammar and add new grammatical topics from German A2.1 on top.
  • improve upon your pronunciation skills.
  • insights into German culture (behaviour, sights & activities)
  • pick a topic – what interests you most about Germany?

(for example: work, current music, politics, nature, economy…)

→ one class will be centered around this topic


Course number: CAUXXDE037

Course name: German at A2.2 Level

Course details:

Target Group: This course is open for SEA-EU Students and Staff.

Prerequisites: English at B1 level, German at A2.1 level

Courses offered by: Kiel University

Start-End Date/Time:

 01.11.2022 – 24.11.2022 

Tuesdays and Thursdays

18:00-21:00

Course content:

By the end of the course, participants will be able to

  • introduce themselves
  • talk on a low level about food, activities and locations
  • know about basic vocabulary
  • know about basic verbs and grammar
  • get an idea of the German culture