Language courses and registration

IOS language courses in the winter term 20/21

IOS language classes take place in synchronous e-teaching formats (video conferences/moodle).

Regular attendance is mandatory in IOS language classes - even in distant teaching formats!

  • 85% of the class must be completed in online presence (moodle/videoconferences).
  • You may not miss more than 4x90 minutes (for 4 SWS) or 2x90 minutes (for 2 SWS).

All final exams must be attended in person (presumably at Campus Essen).

  • regular attendance (see above) = admission to final examinations (in presence)
  • no additional registration for exams required

Registration for IOS language classes via LSF: 20 Oct 2020 to 29 Oct 2020 (8 am)

  • Attention: limited class sizes > 15 participants per class!
  • Only register to if you can and want to meet all the requirements!!!

Online placement tests are mandatory for the following language classes:

Please do not use mobile devices!

Employees of the University Duisburg-Essen and UAMR students unfortunately cannot take the online placement test. If you are interested in attending a language course (within the semester break), please contact:

Summer term 2020 language courses

Registration for language courses starts xx, xx 2020 (8 a.m.) in the LSF. Our course overview can also be found there.

further information for students / admission requirements

Attention: For general language courses in  German, English, French, Italian and Spanish it is obligatory to take a placement test before regestering.

Placement test German as a foreign language (not for ISE-students) > available March, 17th 2020

Placement test English (not for ISE-students) > available March, 17th 2020

Placement test French > available March, 17th 2020

Placement test Italian > available March, 17th 2020

Placement test Spanish > available March, 17th 2020


Unfortunately, the placement tests for ISE students in programmes for German and English cannot take place this semester, due to COVID-19.