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Language Centre

Learning a foreign language is an integral component of studies at the Viadrina because of its international orientation. The Language Center (Sprachenzentrum) of the European University Viadrina is responsable for organizing language courses during the semester.

Language courses are given by native speakers mainly. The courses lead to the award of a certificate (Unicert II or III) with a specialisation in Law, Economics or Cultural Sciences and are accredited within the framework of „Unicert“. Language training and the certifications are in accordance with references of the Council of Europe.

Please note that:

  • there are registration deadlines for the language classes,
  • you have to register online for the classes,
  • currently all courses are for fee,
  • if you already have a certain knowledge in the languages Russian, French, English and German you will have to take a placement test.

For further information please consult the web site of the Language Center.

Language Courses

Within its exchange programs the European University Viadrina offers every guest student the opportunity to take part in a German language course for free. However we offer also a wide range of other languages. For further information please consult the website of the Language Center.

German at the European University Viadrina

On a special web site (Profis Project InterViadrina) the German department of Viadrina provides you with useful information about studying German and the required German text in order to begin your study at Viadrina as well as special offers such as online exercises, a (humorous) psychotest to the German culture, the tandem system and much is worth a visit!

Multimedia Study Centre

The Multimedia Study Centre is located in the August-Bebel-Straße 12 in room AB 016. There you will find learning materials such as books, magazines, DVDs, multimedia software etc.

Sprachenbeirat (Language Advisory Council)

The Language Advisory Council is your contact for all questions and concerns regarding your language studies; the council serves as liaison between students and employees of both the Language Center (Sprachenzentrum) and Viadrina Sprachen GmbH.