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Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin - Language Centre

FAQs

The German version of the text shall always prevail.


Office opening hours?

  • Lecture period: Mo-Thu 9 am-noon and 1:30-4:15 pm, Fr 9 am-12:30 pm
  • During the semester break: Mo-Thu 9 am-noon and 2-3 pm, Fr closed


What certificates/exams can I take at the Language Centre?


What exam preparation courses are offered at the Language Centre?

  • TOEFL
  • IELTS
  • DSH


How do I find a Tandem partner?

Tandem Partners can be found advertised on the Language Centre’s bulletin board (3rd floor reception, audio-visual library) or through the Tandem database.


Who can take courses at the Language Centre?

  • Students of all faculties at the Humboldt-Universität
  • HU staff members and alumni, if there are places available. When you have been admitted to a course, you need to pay the course fee in cash in room 3.35.
  • An auditor is any person who does not study or work at Humboldt-Universität (see our Regulations on Auditors). It is possible for auditors to ask the teacher in the first class if attendance is possible.


How do I register for courses?

  • All courses (including compact courses during semester breaks) are subject to registration. This can only be done online (for students at Humboldt-Universität). To find out when it is possible to register for a course, go to Teaching and Learning -> Course Catalogue
  • Staff members, alumni and auditors can, as of the beginning of the course, enquire about the possibility of attending.


Which course level is right for me?


How much do the language courses cost?

  • Students at Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin have to pay to take the courses offered by the Language Centre (see the Language Centre’s Course Fee Regulations).