Language courses and registration

IOS language intensive courses in the semester break of the summer term 2021

Registration for language courses starts 12.07.2021 (8 a.m.) in the LSF. Our course overview can also be found there.

Leaflet for registration and allocation of places for IOS language courses

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 July, 05th 2021

Placement test English (not for ISE-students) > available July, 05th 2021

Placement test French > available July, 05th 2021

Placement test Italian > available July, 05th 2021

Placement test Spanish > available July, 05th 2021

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

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: sprachkurse@uni-due.de.

IOS language courses in the winter term 21/22

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: 23 Sept 2021 to 07 Oct 2021 (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: