RWTH German Language Courses


Course Dates

Information on current courses can be found on our Course Offer page.


Intensive Courses March 2021

RWTH German Courses - lecture-free period

Registration: 19. - 25.02-2021 via your user account

Course time: 03.03 - 23.03.2021

Final exam: 23.03.2021, online for all courses

For course information please check our course offer page.


Placement Tests for RWTH German Courses

  • Date/Time: Tue. 16.02., 10 AM - Mo. 22.02., 6 PM (Please note that there is scheduled maintenance in RWTH moodle on Wednesday mornings, so you should not take the test during that time.)
  • Please note that students who already took a placement test and/or course in this Winter semester are not eligible to take this test.
  • Eligible students do not need to register in order to take part.
  • Taking the test is no guarantee for a course place.
  • please click on this link to start the placement test during the mentioned times
  • It is mandatory to have a valid RWTH User ID (TIM) in order to take the test.

    The exact procedure is as follows:

  1. IMPORTANT: Create a SZ user account before attending the test! This step is crucial, otherwise the placement test result cannot be entered. To create a SZ user account you need a TIM-ID.
  2. To sit the test, please click on the link below. You will be directed to the RWTH Moodle page. Click on the login button in the upper-right hand corner. To register you need a TIM-ID.
  3. You will then be directed to the Language Center’s Moodle page. If you have not done so already, you can set the page language to English in the upper-right hand corner.
  4. Click on “self enrolment” to begin the test.
  5. Complete the test. You have 100 minutes to do so.
  6. View the placement test result in the SZ user account. The results are published within 24 hours after the test.
  7. Register for the course (also via the SZ user account).