Supplementary Examination German
University Preparation Programme for the Supplementary Examination

Faculty Faculty of Language, Literature and Culture
Duration / ECTS-Credits  up to 3 Semester / 60 ECTS-Credits
Location University of Innsbruck
Innrain 52
6020 Innsbruck

Winter Semester 2019/20: 14 October 2019 - 14 February 2020
LV 966200 German Course II (B1+) - Dates and Rooms
LV 966201 German for Studying I - Dates and Rooms

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

Summer Semester 2020: 16 March 2020 - 09 July 2020
Information on the Courses to be announced

ISCED-F 9999 (unknown)
Mode of Study Full-Time
Study Code UC 992 840
Cost* € 980.-
(exclusive ÖH-fee** - currently € 20.20 per semester)
More Information

Curriculum (2018)




Director of the Continuing Preparation Programme

Prof. Monika DannererUniv.-Prof. Dr. Monika Dannerer
Department of German Studies




Learning Objective

International university applicants are prepared for passing the supplementary examination to prove their German language skills. The supplementary examination is taken within the scope of the University Preparation Programme. Graduates acquire the German skills required for successful study Progress.

It is aimed at introducing the graduates to the most important contents and requirements of the Austrian school leaving certificate and to establish the required equivalence of their school leaving certificate with a domestic one.


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 
(a)  pass the supplementary examination to prove sufficient knowledge of the German language and 
(b)  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 (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 (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.


Newcomers fill in the online placement test to assess their language skills ( Persons, who have already successfully passed a module, advance to the next-level module.



*Payment and cancellation conditions

**Austrian student union fee

Information on individual courses of the university education courses can be found in the course catalogue.
 Participation in a continuing education course requires admission as non-degree student.

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