Winter semester 2023/24

    • Please note

    • The courses "Phonetics", "German for business and economics" and "German for academic purposes: Writing and presenting" take place in online format. All other courses are scheduled to take place in presence.

Duration of courses

Monday, 06 November 2023 – Friday, 09 February 2024

Registration period (finished)

Monday, 18 September 2023, 12 p.m./noon – Tuesday, 17 October 2023, 12 p.m./noon (only online!)
Registration is no longer possible.

Language proficiency test

A placement test must be passed online before admission to the courses. You will receive the link to the placement test after registration.
Take the test in the time period: Thursday, 28 September 2023, 12 p.m./noon - Wednesday, 18 October 2023, 12 p.m./noon.
The placement test must be taken online and must be completed by Wednesday, 18 October 2023, 12 p.m./noon (deadline) at the latest. Start in time!

Please note:

Due to the migration of Moodle, the placement test will be unavailable on the following days: Monday, 02.10.2023, 1 p.m. until incl. Wednesday, 11.10.2023, 1 p.m.
Please take the placement test on other days! Please note possible changes in the placement test instructions from 11.10.2023, 1 p.m.

Course fees

All courses are free of charge for UdS students (incl. students in exchange programmes, e.g. ERASMUS), doctoral students and postdocs of the UdS.
All other participants must pay per course:

  • Beginner's course: 150 Euro / semester
  • General language Course: 100 Euro / semester
  • Special skills course: 50 Euro / Semester

Participants who have to pay course fees will receive a corresponding invoice from us after the first weeks of classes with the account information and indication of the payment deadline.

Please note!

When you apply, you can state a preference for a particular course. We will make every effort to try and get you a place on your preferred course. In all other courses that you select, we can only offer you a place if places are still available.
There is no guarantee of a place when you register or write the placement test.

Please note! If you miss the first session of the course without any excuse, you will automatically lose your place! Please send your apologies to deutschkurse(at)

The classification into the courses will be communicated to you by e-mail.

It is not possible to apply for a specific language level (except for beginner courses). The levels of the courses held always depend on the level of knowledge of the respective course participants. Placement in the groups is made according to the results of our placement test.

Registration is only possible within the specified registration period via the online registration form on our website. Registrations by e-mail will not be accepted.


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If you are no longer able to participate in your course(s), please let us know by e-mail: deutschkurse(at)

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)

Postal address

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