German language courses for KIT members

Course duration summer semester 2024
  • 22.04.2024 - 27.07.2024

Registration period

  • students and KIT members: 11.04.2024 (7:00 a.m.) - 12.04.2024 (3:00 p.m.)
  • external applicants (provided that places are available): 17.04.2024, 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

17.10.2024 registration for DaF courses in WiSe 2024/25, course start 28.10.2024

Registration procedure

You can register online exclusively via our registration portal for:

  • A1.1 directly (no previous knowledge of German required)
  • a German language course following a successfully completed previous course (certificate issued by the Studienkolleg) or following the online placement test (see course description) 

    *** Please allow cookies and confirm link again in the browser. *** The placemet test must be made before the course registration.

  • a C1-course (successfully passed DSH-exam (DSH 2 or DSH 3), TestDaF 4x4 or online placement test (see course description) required).

Please make sure to bring a proof of the placement test results or your language certificate to the first language class.


International students currently enrolled at KIT are entitled to one German course per semester free of charge!

All other participants need to pay the course fee. For more information see course description.

Terms and conditions

Course denotation

Please note: the letter b in A1.1-4b denotes a parallel course (at the same level as A1.1-4a). It is not necessary to begin with the "a" course. The "A1.1" corresponds to the GER Language Scale, whereas "4" stands for 4 semester hours per week.