Exchange Students

Important Information for Exchange Students

(Erasmus+ and Joint Study Programs)


The International Office automatically reserves course places for Erasmus+ and Joint Study students.

As soon as you have received your student ID (= AAU.Card) please come to the language course office (Service building, 2nd floor, room # K.2.04) to finally register for your course. Besides your student ID, please bring along the course fee in cash. Registration hours: Monday to Friday from 09:00 to 12:00. Thursday: 09:00-15:00.

Reduced Course Fees per Semester

General Language Courses (2x3 lessons* per week): 

  • Joint Study: € 30.00 
  • Erasmus+: € 30.00 
  • International students of the programs IM, MCM and ICE: € 80.00

Please note, that the special offer can only be redeemed once, i.e. if you already attended a course at the low rate, for an additional one you would have to pay the regular fee. 

 Placement Test

  • You're currently attending one of the intensive courses : NO placement test needed. We use the results of the intensive course to group you into the appropriate class. Scholarships on intensive courses for Joint Study students are granted by the International office, please contact the Incoming Officer Matthias Kraft-Kinz
  • If you're not in the intensive program and you're not an absolute beginner, you have to take a placement test. Dates to choose from in the winter semester 2017 are
  1. October, 2nd 2018 OR
  2. October, 4th 2018

It is absolutely necessary to register BEFORE doing the placement test. We have to know if and when you will do the test. Simply come to the office or contact us by phone or email

Registration Deadline
The last possible day to register for the winter semester 2018/2019 is Thursday 4th of October 2018 at 12:00 a.m. Please note that after this date your place can no longer be reserved but will be used for other (non-program) students.

No Course Attendance planned
In case you do not wish to attend any of the courses of the University Course "German as a foreign and second language" please be kind enough to inform us briefly as in this case we use the place that was reserved for you for another student.

*1 lesson = 45 minutes.

Exchange Students

 Your course place is reserved, but only for a limited time. Please make sure to register on time!

Exchange Students

 Regarding applications for scholarships, please contact the International Office.