Information Intensive German course March 2024

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Placement test for the Intensive German language course in March 2024

We are pleased that you have registered for our Intensive German language course in March 2024.

Please note: We send all information exclusively by e-mail. Please check your e-mails (including spam folders) regularly and save our email address deutschkurse(at)isz.uni-saarland.de in your contacts.

You must take the mandatory placement test on your own computer/laptop. Therefore you should make sure that you have functioning internet and computer access. If problems occur, please send us an e-mail (deutschkurse(at)isz.uni-saarland.de).

The placement test will take place online and will be open for 24 hours. Please take the placement test early! CET is valid.

Date for the online placement test (24 h open):

Wednesday, 21 February 2024, 10 a.m. until Thursday, 22 February 2024, 10 a.m.

The placement test must be taken online and must be completed by Thursday, 22 February 2024, 10 a.m. (deadline) at the latest.
Start in time!

*Important*

  • For the learning platform you need a valid personal UdS identification (sometimes also referred to as HIZ-ID). It must be older than two days for you to be able to use it properly. Here you will find instructions on how to download the user account information in the SIM application Portal. You must also have changed the master password (on the website: https://idp0.hiz-saarland.de/passwd/).
  • If you do not have a regular UdS identification, you need a guest identification. If you don’t have received it yet, please write us until Monday, 19 February 2024 an e-mail with the subject “Gastkennung März 2024” to: deutschkurse(at)isz.uni-saarland.de ! We will then send it to you. No automated mail will be initiated, please be patient and wait for our response.
  • Take the placement test yourself and without help from others, and do not use any aids. You will only harm yourself, as this will lead to the determination of a false level!
  • Before taking the placement test, please read the following information carefully!

Good luck!
Your team of the in-sessional German language courses

Instructions to take the placement test

You find the placement test on the online learning platform online learning platform Moodle (new URL!):
https://moodle.uni-saarland.de/login/index.php

 

Please note:

If you are a Member of Saarland University, you have to continue with Step 1 A) and then Step 2). If you are not a Member of Saarland University (e.g. guest), you have to continue with Step 1 B).

Step 1 A)

If you are a Member of Saarland University. If not, please read Step 1 B).

Select Universität des Saarlandes below the line „Login (UdS) Mitglieder“ and wait a moment.

 

Now select your UdS account or enter your UdS access: e.g. abcd001(at)uni-saarland.de

 

Then enter your valid password for your UdS account.

 

Continue with Step 2).

 

Step 1 B)

If you are not a Member of Saarland University.

Note: If you do not have a regular UdS identification, you need a guest identification. If you don’t have received it yet, please write us an e-mail with the subject “Gastkennung März 2024” to: deutschkurse(at)isz.uni-saarland.de until Monday, 19 February 2024! We will send it to you in time. No automated mail will be initiated, please be patient and wait for our response.

Select Saarland University (Shibboleth) below the line "Login (UdS) members" and wait a moment.

 

Enter the guest username (field: Kennung) and the password (field: Password) that you received from us by e-mail. Then click on "Login" and wait a moment.

 

You may have to accept " An den Dienst zu übermittelnde Informationen” (Information to be sent to the service) by clicking on "Akzeptieren” (Accept).

 

You may need to confirm „Infos zum Datenschutz“ (Info about data protection) by clicking on “Ja” (Yes):

 

Perhaps you have to save/open a PDF document (if it opens in the browser: then go back to the arrow). Then click on "Ja" (Yes) again.

 

Step 2)

To get to the placement test, click on: Home --> Internationales Studienzentrum Saar (see „Zentrale Einrichtungen“) --> Studienbegleitende Deutschkurse

 

 

Step 3)

To open the placement test, click on Einstufungstest März 2024.

 

 

Then enter the registration key: Maerz_24_ISZ
Click on „Einschreiben“.

 

 

Then click on: E-Test März 2024.

 

 

Step 4)

Please read the task definition. Then click on „Test jetzt durchführen“.

 

 

Confirm by clicking on „Versuch beginnen“.

 

 

Step 5)

Please write your solutions in the gaps. You have a total of 1 hour 40 minutes (= 100 minutes) to complete the test. Plan 54 minutes for the first part (grammar test), 20 minutes for the second part (C test) and the remaining 26 minutes for the third part (listening comprehension). Note the time remaining in the upper right corner.

 

 

 

 

To play the listening comprehension, click on the arrow.

 

 

Step 6)

If you have completed everything, finish the placement test by clicking on „Versuch abschließen“.

Note: The first completed test is evaluated. If you have technical problems, you can repeat the test twice. In this case, please definitely write us an e-mail (deutschkurse(at)isz.uni-saarland.de) as soon as possible and explain which technical problems have occurred. Otherwise we will evaluate the first attempt.

 

 

Only if you want to correct something, click on „Zurück zum Versuch“.

 

 

Otherwise and finally choose „Abgeben“.

 

 

A pop-up opens. Please confirm „Abgeben“.

 

You have now completed the placement test and can log out of Moodle.

 

Results of the placement test and course beginning:

We will check the results and inform you by e-mail on 28 February 2024, for which course group you are admitted and your timetable starting on Friday, 01 March 2024. – Please check your e-mails regularly (including spam folders) and save our email address deutschkurse(at)isz.uni-saarland.de in your contacts.

Please note that lessons take place in presence on the Saarbrücken campus. You will find the corresponding classrooms in your timetable, which you will receive from us by e-mail with your admission document.

Cancellation of the course and apologies:

Participants who are unable to attend the first session of the course should send their apologies in advance by e-mail!

If you are no longer able/would like to attend your course(s), please write us an e-mail to: deutschkurse(at)isz.uni-saarland.de Only apologies and cancellations by e-mail will be accepted.

We look forward to meeting you soon in person.

If you have any questions, please contact us by mail.

Best regards
Your team of the in-sessional German language courses

International Study Centre Saar (ISZ Saar)

Preparatory and in-sessional courses for international students

How to contact us

Please contact our department of In-sessional courses by e-mail if you have questions


Do you have questions about other courses offered at the ISZ Saar? Then you will find the right contact person for your request here.

If you have any questions regarding your application to the UdS or enrolment in study-preparatory DSH and VSI courses, please only contact the team of the Admissions Office (e-mail: studium(at)uni-saarland.de)

Postal address

Internationales Studienzentrum Saar (ISZ Saar)
der Universität des Saarlandes
Abteilung studienbegleitende Kurse
Campus, Gebäude A3 2, Raum 4
D-66123 Saarbrücken
Germany