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German Language Courses 2020

Due to the ongoing global spread of the COVID-19, we have canceled the german language courses 2020. Thank you for your understanding.

  • German Courses
    2,5 ECTS
  • Accommodation
  • Excursions
    Social Activities

10 days for 845€ (1) / 550 € (2)


Take the chance to spend the summer at Jacobs University, improve your German language skills and meet people from all over the world.

The German Language Courses are divided in two consequent sequences (Part I & II).
The first sequence (German Language Course Part I) is taking place from August 4rd, 2020 to August 12th (arrival day, August 3rd, 2020).
The second sequence (Part II) is taking place August 13th, 2020 to August 22th, 2020 (arrival day, August 3rd, 2020).
Each sequence includes 8 intensive teaching days. After the completion of each sequence are taking place exams. After you passed the final exam, you will have achieved the next level.

For the 2020 Summer German Language Courses (intensive) we offer the following Levels:
A1. 1., A.1.2, A2.1.,A.2.2, B1.1., B.1.2, B2.1.(1), B.2.1.(2)

  • German Language Courses Part I:
    August 3 to August 12, 2020
    A1.1, A2.1, B1.1, B2.1 (1)
  • German Language Courses Part II:
    August 13 to August 22, 2020
    A1.2, A2.2, B1.2, B2.1 (2)

All courses we offer will be credited with 2,5 ECTS after you have passed successfully the level.


Level Description

Please find a detailed description about the Levels below.
Do you already have previous knowledge in German language?
For participants who already have some knowledge in German language, we offer a placement test on August 4th, 2020, 9am. Through the placement test, you can indicate which is the class that you have to take in order to improve your German skills.


Who can participate in the German Language Courses?

The course is designed for everyone aged 15 + being eager to learn or improve the German Language.



The German Language Courses costs 845€ (550€)/per sequel and includes:

  • Participation in the Language Course
  • Accommodation
  • board (breakfast, lunch, dinner)
  • Excursions
  • Social activities

Please note that travel costs to and from German Language Courses, and additional spending money are the responsibility of the participants.

You can choose, whether you want to take part only to the German Language Course Part I or Part II or both Part I & II. Please find the cost below: 
GLC Part I: 845€ (1) / 550€ (2)
GLC Part II: 845€ (1) / 550€ (2)
GLC Part I & Part II: 1690€ (1) / 1100€ (2)

(1) The Registration fee for external applicants (summer camp applicants and high school applicants) is 845 €/ per German Language Course sequence.
(2) The registration fee for current Jacobs students and the incoming Jacobs students is 550€ /per German Language Course sequence.


Excursions and Social Activities

The German Language Course is also a great opportunity to broaden your horizons and get to know a new culture. Our supervisors organize guided excursions off-campus, that you have the chance to explore the beautiful, historic city of Bremen. There is plenty to do on campus as well! Play table tennis or pool, watch a movie with your friends, or take advantage of our sports facilities – football field, basketball, tennis and beach volleyball courts, gym, and more!


Accommodation on our Residential Campus

At Jacobs University, we are dedicated to make our campus and its residential colleges a comfortable and exciting ‘home away from home’: a place to live, to learn, to grow, and to have fun. You will live in a private bedroom with a shared bathroom in one of our four residential colleges on our beautiful and safe campus. The lecture halls and research laboratories are within close reach. All colleges have a student cafeteria where you will eat breakfast, lunch and dinner. Our international cuisine offers something for every taste.


How to register for the German Language Course

Due to the ongoing global spread of the COVID-19, we have canceled the german language courses 2020. Thank you for your understanding.

Note for Jacobs Students: The registration link does not apply to internal Jacobs students. In case you are Jacobs Student (first year or returning student), please contact us for your registration.

Registration Deadline: May 15th, 2020.
Please read our Cancellation Policy.


Contact our Summer Programs Team

Sotiria Katinaki
Short Term Programs & Event Officer
Student Marketing & Recruitment I Undergraduate Education
summerprograms [at]
Phone: +49421 200 4244

Silke Cramer
Course Coordinator
s.cramer [at]
Phone: +49421 200 3391