Your German Language Guide


Please note:

Students with previous instruction in German have to take a placement test before joining one of our German courses.


The Language Center's German Language Program offers a number of courses for international students and scientists who want to prepare for a German taught course of studies, who want to improve their German language knowledge, or who want to achieve basic German language knowledge during their stay at RWTH Aachen University. German language knowledge makes communicating in an university or a private environment a lot easier and therefor suppports your integration process.

The Language Center offers German courses on every level of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages for various groups from different countries.


How to choose the right program

Our Course Offers will help you to find the right program:


Our Course Offer

  • You are a foreign applicant to German universities and need to pass DSH/TestDaF? At the Language Center you can participate in DSH/TestDaF preparation courses and take the exam. Please go to DSH/TestDaF.
  • You are a Master student of an international course taught in English and have not yet passed DSM? You will find information on German courses that prepare for DSM in Master Program.
  • Are you an Erasmus student and would like to attend a course in the program DEUTSCHinternational? Further information can be found in DEUTSCHinternational.
  • Are you an international student, PhD student or visiting researcher? You can gain knowledge of German or improve your already existing knowledge of German in the Semester courses.