University of Innsbruck

University Continuing Education Programme
Supplementary Examination in German

The University Preparation Programme for the Supplementary Examination in German is aimed at international university applicants, who want to prepare themselves for passing the supplementary examination to prove their German language skills required for successful study Progress.

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2 semsters / 45 ECTS-Credits

Study Code
UC 992840

Registration deadline
01.06.2023 - 02.10.2023

ws: 16.10.2023
ss: March 2024

1.960 EUR



Module structure

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  • acquire German skills required for successful study progress
  • preparation for passing the supplementary examination
  • take the supplementary examination within the scope of the University Preparation Programme
  • Module I aims at language level B1/B1+
  • Module II aims at language level B2/B2+
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Target group

International university applicants

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Veronika Achner

Division for continuing education

Karl-Schönherr-Straße 3
6020 Innsbruck

Univ.-Prof. Dr. Monika Dannerer
Departement for German Studies

Magdalena Bätge, BA MA
Tobias Sebastian Bertel, M.A.
Mag. Elisabeth Hilber
Mag. Eva Maria Knapp-Rier
Mag. Julia Königs, BEd
Silvana Lora Moser, BA
Mag. Michaela Nindl
Dott.ssa mag. Kerstin Pramstaller, LLM
Mag. Bettina Schwieger

Winter semester 2023/24
Application deadline: 01.06.2023 to 02.10.2023
Semester start:           16.10.2023
Semester end:            16.02.2024

Summer Semester 2023


LV 966200 German Course I (B1/B1+): a        Dates and Rooms

LV 966201 German for Studying I: a               Dates and Rooms

LV 966206 German Course I (B1/B1+): b        Dates and Rooms

LV 966207 German for Studying I: b               Dates and Rooms


LV 966202 German Course II (B2/B2+): a       Dates and Rooms

LV 966203 German for Studying II: a              Dates and Rooms

LV 966204 German Course II (B2/B2+): b       Dates and Rooms

LV 966205 German for Studying II: b              Dates and Rooms

LV 966208 German Course II (B2/B2+): c       Dates and Rooms

LV 966209 German for Studying II: c              Dates and Rooms


University of Innsbruck
Innrain 52
6020 Innsbruck

The lectures take place on the premises of the University of Innsbruck. If this is not possible (e.g. because of the corona pandemic), we offer the courses online.

Admission Requirements

The University Preparation Programme is open to persons, who have been admitted to a regular university study programme by the rectorate of the University of Innsbruck under the condition that they 

  • pass the supplementary examination to prove sufficient knowledge of the German language and 
  • possibly one or several supplementary examinations in other subjects before they start the regular university study programme.


The university preparation programme starts from level A2.

Module German – Independent Language Use I (Target Level B1+):

Language skills corresponding to level B1+. Text interpretation strategies and techniques for independently improving in particular receptive skills. Imparting of basic linguistic actions for studying.

Module German – Independent Language Use II (Target Level B2 / B2+):

Language skills corresponding to level B2 in the field of productive skills and B2+ in the field of receptive skills. Imparting of complex linguistic actions for studying, introduction to writing scientific papers.

Persons, who have already successfully passed a module, advance to the next-level module.


for the winter semester from July to October
for the summer semester from January to March

Admission to the University Preparation Programme.

General Information for the Registration for Continuing Education Programmes.