Calendar + Course Fee

Intensity + Schedule

Each module consists of three parts with 72 tuition units each. Tuition takes place every morning (Monday through Friday) from 09:00 am to 12:30 pm and twice in the afternoon (on Tuesday and Thursday) from 13:30 to 15:00 pm.

 Since courses are based on continous assessment, a minimum attendance of 80% is required for the duration of each of the three parts. 

Course contents

Depending on the course level, topics include

  • everyday life  
  • work and study
  • current political and economic issues
  • points of regional and cultural interest 

and serve to develop learning strategies, to enhance the ability to work in teams, strengthen the students' personal responsibility as well as to encourage cross-cultural competence.

Schedule Winter Semester 2017

Module*PartLevelFrom ToTU** Price €
1

1Beginner

02.10.20.10.72630.00

223.10.10.11.72
313.11.01.12.72
2

1Intermediate

02.10.20.10.72630.00

223.10.10.11.72
313.11.01.12.72
3

1Advanced

02.10.20.10.72630.00

223.10.10.11.72
313.11.01.12.72
4

1Advanced II

02.10.20.10.72630.00

223.10.10.11.72
313.11.01.12.72

*15 ECTS (European Credit Transfer System) for each module
**TU = teaching units (45 minutes each)

 The courses of the VAAU – like our regular intensive program – consist of 24 lessons (45 minutes each) per week.

 The teaching method is communicative and involves training in the four language skills (Listening, Speaking, Writing and Reading) with additional pronunciation exercises.

 The contents of the courses with usually max. 12 participants are developed by utilizing adequate instructional materials that meet the needs of the participants.