University of Innsbruck


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.

Supplementary Examination in German


2 semsters / 45 ECTS-Credits

Study Code
UC 992840

ss: 15 March 2021
ws: 18 October 2021

Cost per semester
980 EUR



  Module structure

The right programme for me?



  • 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+
Target group

Target group

International university applicants





Veronika Achner
Division for continuing education

Karl-Schönherr-Straße 3
6020 Innsbruck

Academic Supervision

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


Mag. Julia Königs, BEd
Dott.ssa mag. Kerstin Pramstaller, LLM
Mag. Anna Passler
Mag. Elisabeth  Hilber
Vallazza Maria
Mag. Bettina Schwieger

Organisational Information


Summer semester 2021
LV 966200 German Course I (B1/B1+) – Dates and Rooms
LV 966201 German for Studying I – Dates and Rooms

LV 966202 German Course II (B2/B2+) – Dates and Rooms
LV 966203 German for Studying II – Dates and Rooms

LV 966204 German Course II (B2/B2+) Group B - Dates and Rooms
LV 966205 German for Studying II Group B - 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.


from 07 January 2021 to 12 March 2021

Admission to the University Preparation Programme

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