Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin - Language Centre

Registration Tips

  • For HU students

    Self-booking online!
    1. Do the online placement test to ascertain your language level.

    2. Book online. We advise you to enter your email address in the booking form so that you can receive a booking confirmation.

  • For HU staff

    Taking part in a course requires an official directive.

    For booking please contact the secretary in charge.

  • Placement test

    Before booking, please do the test following this link:

    Placement test

  • Language level

    The courses and the placement test are based upon the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages. Our specifications may differ from those of other countries.

  • For further details see Participation, Registration and Booking Regulations.




  • Intensive courses

    HU students:
    120 EUR for a 4-hour course

    HU staff:
    150 EUR for a 4-hour course

    Prices and booking conditions for German Intensive Course - study preparatory, German Intensive Courses - HU GLA (Summer Module I and Summer Module II) and Russian Intensive Course in Minsk are listed on the respective pages.

  • Special courses

    HU students:
    Some courses will carry a special price, see course details on booking site.

    HU staff, HU Alumni:
    Prices differ from those shown in the booking system.

  • Exemption from course fee

    An exemption from the fee for intensive courses is not possible.

  • Certificates of performance

    free of charge

  • Copies of Certificates of performance

    5 EUR each

  • For further details on fees see Regulations.



Payment information

  • Payment terms

    Within five days after booking, the full course fee must be paid. If the payment is not credited to our account within this period, your booking will be automatically cancelled and you will have to book again, if a place is still available.

    Note that it is likely to take time for the transfer process, so please make the payment as soon as possible.

  • For HU students

    If you enter your email address in the booking form, you will receive a confirmation email including our banking details.

  • For HU staff

    Enrolment and payment will be handled at the secretary's office