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Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin - Language Centre

Booking of Summer Semester 2021 Courses

Semester-length courses (19th April to 16th July 2021) are two, three or four contact hours (SWS1). The courses below are primarily for Humboldt students.


Course Booking

Courses for summer semester 2021 are listed below.
Online booking will begin on 14th April.
However, online booking for German courses begins on 15th April.

14th April 2021

  • 9 am: Czech, Hungarian, Polish, Russian
  • 10 am: English
  • 11 am: Italian, Turkish
  • 12 o'clock: Spanish
  • 13 pm: French, Latin
  • 15 pm: Arabic, Chinese

15th April 2021

  • 10 am: German as a Foreign Language

Classes start running from 19th April.


German as a Foreign Language






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, HU Alumni2

    No online booking!
    1. Do the online placement test for ascertaining your language level.

    2. Go to the first class and ask the teacher whether a place is available. If so, see the secretary for booking.

  • Placement test

    Before booking, please do the test following this link:

    Placement test

  • Language levels

    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.


  • Courses

    HU students:
    20 EUR for a 2-hour course or 40 EUR for a 4-hour course

    HU staff and HU Alumni:
    30 EUR for a 2-hour course or 60 EUR for a 4-hour course

  • 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.

  • Certificates of performance

    free of charge

  • Copies of Certificates of performance

    5 EUR each

  • For further details on fees see Regulations.

Payment information

  • Payment deadlines

    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 and HU Alumni2

    Enrolment and payment will be handled at the secretary's office. Only cash is accepted.


1 SWS (ger. Semesterwochenstunde): contact hours per week

2 Alumni: former HU students and staff

4 CEFR: Common European Framework of Reference for Languages