Information on individual educational components (ECTS-Course descriptions) per semester

Degree programme:Sprachenprogramm Deutsch
Type of degree:Intern
 Summer Semester 2020

Course unit titleGerman Culture and Communication
Course unit code800301020101
Language of instructionGerman / English
Type of course unit (compulsory, optional)optional
Semester when the course unit is deliveredSummer Semester 2020
Teaching hours per week2
Year of study2020
Level of course unit (e.g. first, second or third cycle)First Cycle (Bachelor)
Number of ECTS credits allocated2
Name of lecturer(s)Natasha DOSHI

Prerequisites and co-requisites


Course content

The course should give an insight into the German language and make students more aware of the cultural differences between Germany and Austria and their own country.

Learning outcomes

This German langage course is offered to all our incoming students, irrespective of their German language skills. We can accomodate absolute beginners as well as advanced speakers of German. Students will normally be assessed during orientation week and then distributed among our THREE groups of German Culture and Communication. The learning outcomes are group dependent.

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Pair and group work, presentations, writing tasks. The course has a communicative and skills based approach.

Assessment methods and criteria

The exact assessment methods, i.e. tests, presentations, or assignments, vary among the different groups and will therefore be announced by the teacher at the beginning of the course.


Active participation is essential for this course.

Recommended or required reading

All material will be provided on ILIAS

Mode of delivery (face-to-face, distance learning)


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