Inhaltspezifische Aktionen

German for Academic and Professional Purposes

Introductory Course: Communication at University

In this short course you will learn specific JLU vocabulary, how to address people properly (“du” Vs “Sie”) and you will talk about cultural differences between Germany and your home country.

This course aims to be an introduction to JLU and the German evening courses. We recommend to register for the German evening classes as well.

Dates:

  • 04 Oct 2022 4:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
  • 05 Oct 2022 4:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
  • 06 Oct 2022 4:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Prerequisite: This course requires prior German knowledge of at least level A1. The course itself is taught at level A2. You will either have to hand in a certificate or a screenshot of your online test score (the link to the online test will be send to you via email after registration).

Lecturer: Maria Vlasenko

Where: BigBlueButton (The lecturer will share the meeting link with you shortly before the course starts.)

Registration: meet2succeed@admin.uni-giessen.de. Please indicate:

  • your name

  • course of study

  • the name of the course you would like to join and

  • the current semester of your studies

If you have a certificate of German stating your level, please attach this as well. If you do not have a certificate, we will send you a link to an online test and you will have to send us a screenshot of your test score.

Deadline for registration: 28 Sept 2022



German for Professional and Academic Purposes

In this advanced course you will learn how to write proper emails in German, how to give a presentation and how to read academic texts strategically. Moreover, you will talk about the German job market including the writing of an application.

Dates:

  • 26 Oct 2022 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
  • 02 Nov 2022 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
  • 09 Nov 2022 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
  • 16 Nov 2022 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
  • 23 Nov 2022 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
  • 30 Nov 2022 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
  • 07 Dec 2022 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
  • 14 Dec 2022 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
  • 21 Dec 2022 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

Prerequisite: This course requires prior German knowledge of at least level B1. The course itself is taught at level B2. You will either have to hand in a certificate or a screenshot of your online test score (the link to the online test will be send to you via email after registration).

Lecturer: Jonas Voll

Where: BigBlueButton (The lecturer will share the meeting link with you shortly before the course starts.)

Registration: meet2succeed@admin.uni-giessen.de. Please indicate:

  • your name

  • course of study

  • the name of the course you would like to join and

  • the current semester of your studies

If you have a certificate of German stating your level, please attach this as well. If you do not have a certificate, we will send you a link to an online test and you will have to send us a screenshot of your test score.

Deadline for registration: 19 Oct 2022