International academic culture

(Wissenschaft und Wissenschaftskulturen international)

In-sessional workshops and seminars

Special courses for international Bachelor’s and Master’s students as well as doctoral students of all faculties at Saarland University.

It is our priority that you always feel welcome at our university, that you find your way around and that you can successfully complete your studies.
With our free supplementary courses in the area of 'International Academic Culture', we aim at facilitating your orientation and integration at Saarland University and want to provide you with the best possible support to ensure your academic success.

The courses are applications-oriented, interactive workshops in which you acquire interdisciplinary knowledge and devise strategies that will help you in your student and academic life.

Our workshops and seminars…
_ teach interdisciplinary, study-related knowledge and skills
_ are applications-oriented and interactive
_ facilitate your orientation and integration at Saarland University
_ teach you the academic research and writing methods used in your subject

Courses offered: Online workshops and seminars

Courses on academic writing offered at Saarland University

Tandem language exchange programme

The tandem programme pairs up people with different native languages who are interested in learning the language of their tandem partner. The programme is open to students, university employees and, if enough places are available, to members of the public.

Learn more about the ISZ Saar Tandem programme.

Go directly to the registration.

** Current contact details **

In order to prevent the further spread of the coronavirus, the ISZ Saar currently offers restricted services.
You can reach the secretariat Monday and Friday from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m., Tuesdays and Thursdays from 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. by phone at +49 (0) 681 - 302 2850.
Otherwise, please contact us by e-mail if you have questions

For general concerns, please write to Ms Keller: info-isz(at)

Questions regarding application/enrolment in study-preparatory DSH and VSiMINT courses


International Study Centre Saar (ISZ Saar)

Director: Dr. Michael Aulbach
Secretary: Elisabeth Keller
Phone: +49 (0) 681 302-2850
Fax: +49 (0) 681 302-2824

Postal address

Internationales Studienzentrum Saar (ISZ Saar)
der Universität des Saarlandes
Campus, Gebäude A3 2
66123 Saarbrücken