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English Language Courses for Exchange Students in SuSe 2022

During this hybrid semester at Schmalkalden University of Applied Sciences, some lectures will be held online. At Stud.IP, students can access the meetings via the lectures, which are held via BigBlueButton (BBB).

Faculty of Business and Economics

Faculty of Computer Sciences

IT-Security 5Prof. Staudemeyer
IT-Security (advanced chapter)5Prof. Staudemeyer
Mobile Security5Prof. Staudemeyer
Computational Intelligence5Prof. Golz
Big Data Technologies5Prof. Stiefel
Media Production5Prof. Chantelau
Legal Tech Lab5Prof. Englmeier
Agile Project Management & Software Development5Prof. Englmeier
General Management Simulation (UPS)3Prof. Polster

Faculty of Business Law

Drafting of international contracts and Conflict of Laws5Prof. Dr. Rainer Schackmar
European and International Recovery and Insolvency Law3Keith Gompertz
(Birmingham City)
International Business2,5Prof. Dr. Bernhard Schellberg
International Financial Management3Prof. Dr. Bernhard Schellberg
Private International Law3Prof. Dr. Rainer Schackmar
EU Labour Law3Prof. Dr. Mathias Ulbrich

Faculty of Mechanical Engineering

Faculty of Electrical Engineering

Communication Networks5Prof. Roppel
Communication Systems5Prof. Roppel
Electronic Control Systems5Prof. Schweigel
Human Machine Interaction5Prof. Schweigel

International School

(a) Language and Communication: German 

In the study area “Language and Communication: German” we offer general German language courses and applied lectures. Intensive German language prep-courses during the semester break enable all foreign students to study in German. The prep-courses and the intensive course “Deutsch Interaktiv und Interkulturell” involve a small personal financial contribution. The free German language courses during the semester address all foreign students wishing to develop or broaden their German skills during their stay in Germany. They are not designed for native speakers and have a limited number of participants. There is a placement test at the beginning of the semester to classify students according to the ECFR levels A1 to C1. Additionally, incoming students are kindly invited to register for the courses of the Centre for Key Skills (in German language) here. The range of courses is as follows: 

German Language A1.18Ms Petschauer
German Language A1.28Ms Petschauer
German Language A2.18Ms Lahmann
German Language A2.28Ms Lahmann
German Language B1.18Ms Glaser
German Language B1.28Ms Itzerott
German Language B2.18Ms Itzerott
German Language B2.28Ms Hein
German Language C1.18Ms Hein

(b) Language and Communication: English 

In the study area “Language and Communication” we offer applied English language courses that are complemented by lectures on intercultural sensitisation. The courses on “Business English” prepare the students for demanding professional activities in an international context and are also offered within several skill levels. They are not designed for native speakers and have a limited number of participants. The complementary courses on interculturality aim at an enlightened and reflected foreign experience with intercultural awareness. Additionally, we offer tailored courses on academic writing and reading in an international context. The range of courses is as follows: 

Academic Reading
Mon 17:15-18:45 BBB
3Mr Rausch
Academic Writing
Mon 15:30-17:00 BBB
3Mr Rausch
Business English (beginners)
Group 1: Tue 14:15-15:45 BBB, Group 2 16:00-17:30 BBB
3Ms Bagchi
Business English (pre-intermediate)
Mon 10:00-11:30 BBB
3Ms Müller
Business English (upper-intermediate/advanced)
Tue 12:30-14:00 BBB and Wed 12:30-14:00 BBB
3Ms Müller
Personal Branding
Thu 15:00-16:30 BBB
3Ms Wassink
Intercultural Business Communication
Wed 14:15-15:45 BBB and Thu 14:15-15:45 BBB
5Ms Bagchi
International Business Communication
Mon 14:00-15:30 BBB and Tue 14:00-15:30 BBB
Starting on 25th Mai
3Dr. Shegebayev
Introduction to Linguistics
Thu 13:30-15:00 BBB and Fri 14:45-16:15 BBB
Starting on 27th Mai
3Dr. Shegebayev
Speaking, Listening & Presenting
Thu 15:30-17:00 BBB and Fri 16:30-18:00 BBB
Starting on 27th Mai
3Dr. Shegebayev

(c) Introduction to German Studies 

The study area “Introduction to German Studies” is supposed to facilitate the students’ orientation in the host country, to sensitise them to cultural and country-specific characteristics in Germany as well as to impart knowledge on Germany’s higher education system. Students are highly recommended to join the introductory workshop in English. Furthermore, the International Office offers field trips to various destinations in order for the students to gather country-specific experience outside the study location. It should be noted that these trips are not compensated with credit points and involve a small personal financial contribution. The range of courses is as follows: 

Introduction to German Studies and Studying in Germany
Sat 17.04. and Sun 18.04. 09:00-15:00 BBB
Sat 24.04. and Sun 25.04. 09:00-18:00 BBB
3Dr. Hornung
Applied German Studies: Berlin
Tue 08.06. 18:00-21:00 BBB and Tue 29.06. 18:00-21:00 BBB
1Dr. Hornung
Applied German Studies: Munich
Mon 14.06. 19:00-22:00 BBB and Mon 21.06. 19:00-20:30 BBB
1Mr Rausch

(d) Introduction to European Studies

The study area “Introduction to International Relations and European Studies” addresses students from outside Europe as well as all other students interested in the socio-scientific analysis of international relations. There is a specific introduction in every semester, which is also suitable for beginners. The range of courses is as follows: 

Introduction to European Studies
Mon 21.06. - Fri 25.06 19:00-22:00 BBB and Sat 26.06. 09:00-18:00 BBB and Sun 27.06. 09:00-15:00 BBB
3Dr. Hornung

(e) International Electives 

The range of courses within the area “International Electives” is supplemented by courses on changing subjects in English. Those events cover comprehensive international aspects relevant to students from all fields. The range of courses is as follows: 

Start-Up-Thinking and Entrepreneurial Spirit
Thu 17:00-18:30 BBB
3Ms Wassink
Principles of Marketing
Thu 11:45-13:15 BBB
3Ms Bagchi
Global Marketing Research: Project
Wed 16:00-17:30 BBB and Thu 16:00-17:30 BBB
5Ms Bagchi