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

Questions about the in-sessional workshops and seminars?

If you have questions regarding the offer from the department "Wissenschaft und Wissenschaftskulturen international" (International academic culture), please write an e-mail to: wissenschaft-international(at)

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.

How to contact us

You can reach the ISZ Saar secretariat on Monday and Wednesday from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m., Tuesdays and Thursdays from 12.30 p.m. to 2 p.m. by phone at +49 (0) 681 - 302 2850.

In order for us to better process your enquiries by e-mail, please decide which contact address is right for you. Please contact if you have questions

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)


International Study Centre Saar (ISZ Saar)

Director: Dr. Michael Aulbach
Secretary: Stefanie Barthel-Weyand
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