In-sessional workshops and seminars

Important note:

Please check back from time to time to see what’s on offer, as this page is regularly updated. The latest information is also always displayed on the notice boards in the ISZ Saar building (A3 2, next to the AC restaurant) and in the Mensa, which is the university’s main student refectory, as well as on the screens on campus.

Below you will find detailed information on the courses we currently offer (topics, dates and registration modalities).
We are pleased to invite you to participate in these teaching activities and look forward to welcoming you in our courses! If you would like to take part, please register in good time as only a limited number of students can be admitted.

Courses offered in summer semester 2023

You can still register for the courses listed below. Please click on the respective course title to view the details including the registration deadline.

More courses will follow!

Language of instruction

Our courses are taught in German and English. Students who wish to participate in certain German-language courses must demonstrate proficiency in German (at least level B2 of the CEFRL). In the other German-language courses, however, the teachers can respond flexibly to the language skills of the participants. It is also always possible to switch briefly to English if you have questions or want to sum up what has been said.

Cooperative partners

In order to ensure that we can offer a wide range of courses at a consistently high level of quality, we collaborate closely with various departments and institutions at Saarland University:

  • Career Center
  • Department of English
  • Department of German Language and Literature, Chair of German as a Foreign Language
  • Centre for Lifelong Learning and University Didactics (ZelL-ZeSH)



Certificate of attendance, ECTS credits, Key Competencies Certificate 'Scientific Skills'

As part of our cooperation with the Key Competencies Programme (Schlüsselkompetenzen-Programm) offered by the Centre for Lifelong Learning and University Didactics (ZelL-ZeSH) at Saarland University, you can earn a certificate of attendance by participating in specific courses and you can also acquire ECTS credits for certain degree programmes and subject areas. It is also possible to receive the Key Competences Certificate (Schlüsselkompetenzen-Zertifikat) by participating in courses amounting to 30 AE. More information is available here.

Special provisions apply to students on the international foundation programme VSi MINT. Please refer to this document to learn more.

For further information on the acquisition of ECTS credits or the Key Competences Certificate (Schlüsselkompetenzen-Zertifikat), please contact the coordinator of the Key Competences Programme, Mr Elias Harth:



** 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 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.

Otherwise, please contact us by e-mail if you have questions

If you have any questions regarding your application to the UdS or enrolment in study-preparatory DSH and VSiMINT 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