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Language courses: German and English


Level lecturer time all days room starts
German A 1.2 Anniki Nugis Mi 16.00 - 19.15 3.102 07.11.18
German A 2.2 Ekatarina Padaliak Fr 17.00 - 20.15 2.101 09.11.18
German B 1.2 Anniki Nugis Di 16.00 - 19.15 3.108 13.11.18
German B 2.2 Anja Schwennsen Di 16.00 - 19.15 3.102 13.11.18
Englisch B2/ C1 David Virta Di 16.00 - 18.15 3.109 06.11.18

Deutsch Intensivkurse März 2019

Lehrende Daten Uhrzeit
Deutsch A1 Uta Borries 19.03.-29-03.2019 14.00 - 18.00
Deutsch A2 Anniki Nugis 19.03.-29-03.2019 16.00 - 20.00
Deutsch B1 Beatriz Navorro 19.03.-29-03.2019 10.00 - 14.00
Deutsch B2.1 Iris Martin 19.03.-29-03.2019 10.00 - 14.00
Deutsch B2/C1 Karin Weist 19.03.-29-03.2019 12.00 - 16.00

Language Course Fees at the HCU


* HCU / HfBK / HfMT students (incl. Erasmus):         110,00 €

* Student from other Universities at Hamburg:        150,00 €

* Englisch B2/C1                                                     82,50 €


 * Teaching material, which you have to buy yourself: approx. 30 €



Language Courses WS 18/19 : REGISTRATION

 Please register here

HCU students: Please use your HCU mail address when registering for the courses in order to identify you as a member of the HCU!

In the registration tool you will be asked to tick the course level you think you will be able to attend. Please do a realistic self-assessment test before filling in the registration, for example: cornelsen sprachtest; in case you do not have a recent certificate to upload.

Registration Deadline: Wednesday, 01.11.2018

The courses only take place when a minimum number of participants has been reached.

Contact us

The contact person for questions or problems regarding registration is: D.Vejselji(at)vhs-hamburg.de

If you have any questions regarding the course organization, please contact:  Julian.Subbert(at)hcu-hamburg.de




Tandem Service Hamburg (language exchange)

Tandem Service, which is free of charge, mediates language partnerships in which two students with different native languages work together to learn with and from each other's language. For example, if you are Irish and your Tandem-partner is of Turkish origin, you may want to improve your language skills in Turkish while he or she can communicate in English with you.

How do I sign up for it?
Our Tandem Service is here to put willing participants in touch with each other by matching up your language wishes.

Our Five Steps to a successful placement:

1.   You simply need to fill out a short registration form in which you indicate your language(s) and wishes, and send it to us online or by mail.
2.   After having processed your registration, we will look for possible partner matches in our database. In case we find a fitting match to your language wishes, we will contact you right away.
3.   We then will send you email-adresses and/or phone numbers of your possible language partner.
4.   After that, it is up to you and your language partner to get in contact with each other and find a time & location to meet for your first Tandem session. For first meetings, we recommend a neutral location such as a cosy on-Campus Café, etc.
5.   Sometimes, people just don't fit together. In case you are not happy with your Tandem partner, feel free to contact us any time.

Advice: We generally encounter a very high demand of English, French or Spanish. So if you are applying for those languages, please be prepared to show some patience... :)

Who can apply for Tandem?
Students and staff members of all Institutions of Higher Education in Hamburg as well as participants in Continuing Studies on Hamburg campuses.
Tandem Certificate
After having reached the goals defined by you and your Tandem partner, you have to possibility to receive a free certificate documenting your succesful completion of a Tandem partnership. In order to obtain this certificate, we need you to document the steps to you learning goals using an ePortfolio or  eLearning Diary, which can be obtained from our advisor. The eLearning Diary - quite similar to an artist's portfolio - is meant to collect all steps of improvement by use of session description, texts you wrote, pictures you took, etc. Furthermore, it is the ideal instrument to help both of you to reflect upon your learning process.

Where to find more information and contact persons?

Under: http://www.uni-hamburg.de/piasta/sprachen-erleben/sprachtandem_e.html

Language Courses at HCU

Intensive German courses take place in March (2 weeks) and September (3 weeks)

Semester-long German courses and English courses B2/C1 take place every summer and winter term.



Intensive Courses German in March 2019

The German courses will take place from 19 to 29 March 2019.

The placementtest is on 18 March 2019.

Registration is possible from 24 Jan. 2019 onwards