Mann mit Wortwolke

F: Languages

Offers of German and English workshops
Mann mit Wortwolke

German: Language courses aim at easing access and integration into life in Germany. The Graduate Academy regularly offers German courses for beginners exclusively for doctoral candidates and postdocs of Jena University.

English: English courses offer plenty of opportunities to practise academic writing, conversation and pronunciation. Basic language knowledge is required in order to participate in the courses.

All current workshops of this category are available on the qualifications portal of Jena University.

Interested in more language course offers? The University Language Centre offers classes in a wide range of languages.

Other offers of German Courses in Jena

There is a wide range of German courses offered in Jena. The specific target groups and tuition fees vary and have to be enquired respectively. The language centre of Jena University (Sprachenzentrum) offers language courses at all levels. Further information can be found in Friedolin.

The following chart provides an overview on institutions offering German language courses for international young academics.The declaration of the proficiency levels (A1 to C2) corresponds to the Language levels of the Common European Framework of Reference. If you are not sure of your German skills, please take the Goethe Online-Test or the Cornelsen Placement Test to determine your level of proficiency.

Institution Contact Level Additional information
Language Center of Jena University
Ernst-Abbe-Platz 8
07743 Jena
Susanne Junker
Tel. +49 3641 9401807

Additionally there is the offer for multimedial language learning

Volkshochschule Jena
Grietgasse 17a
07743 Jena
Christian Ziege
Tel. +49 3641 498200
Beutenberg Campus Jena e.V.
Hans-Knöll-Str. 1
07745 Jena
Dr. Christiane Meyer
Tel. +49 3641 930480
JenDaF e.V.
Ernst-Abbe-Platz 8
07743 Jena

Telefon: +49 (0)3641 944 365

B2/C1 Only preliminary courses for DSH (i.e. B2/C1)
IIK e.V.
Grietgasse 11
07743 Jena
Tel. +49 3641 489219
Language tandems of International Room
Haus auf der Mauer
Johannisplatz 26
07743 Jena
Tel. +49 3641 930996
E-Mail: sprachkurse.intro@

Arbeitsagentur Jena
Stadtrodaer Str. 1, 07749 Jena

  B2-C1 Job-related German language training
* not officially declared, but comparable to the language levels of the Common European Framework of Reference (details and other course offers on enquiry)