German as a foreign language classes (DaF)

International researchers and doctoral students

The Welcome Centre organises German language courses at different levels so you can feel more at ease with the German language in social settings.

Please note: only University of Konstanz members and their partners can attend the language courses offered by the Welcome Centre.

No registration possible

Currently, you cannot register for a language course with the Welcome Centre.

The next courses will start with the lecture period in the winter term 2023.

At the end of August you will find the schedule and the online registration for the German courses here on this site.

International researchers who are already supported by the Welcome Centre will be automatically informed about the opening of the registration via the Welcome Centre mailing list.

Important information

The German courses of the University of Konstanz are not accepted as proof of language skills for the Immigration Office. The Immigration Office only accepts proof from recognized certification institutions.

Language schools

In addition to the language courses offered by the university, a number of language schools also offer private German language classes:

The Deutsche Welle also offers an interactive language course for learning on your own.