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English Language Courses for Exchange Students in WiSe 2023/2024

Faculty of Business and Economics


Mathematics5Dr Simon
Financial Accounting5Prof Gemeinhardt
Microeconomics5Dipl.-Volksw. Kotsch
Principles of Marketing5Dipl.-Volksw. Kotsch
Soft Skills5Prof Herbert/Prof Richert
Current Topics in Marketing5Prof Ullrich
Corporate Finance5Prof Heinemann
Valuation of Intangible Assets5Prof Heinemann
Innovation in the digital era5Prof d'Andria
Managing Innovation5Prof Richter
Data Science5Prof d'Andria

Faculty of Computer Science

Classes (abbr. in Stud.IP)ECTSProfessor
Distributed Systems (7\ DS)5Prof Neuhardt
Image Processing I and Compression Standards (7\ ImProc1)5Prof Chantelau
Image Processing II (9\ ImProc2)3Prof Chantelau
Metamodeling Platforms for Application Development (9\ MMPfAppDev)5Prof Johannsen
Web Applications (9\ WebApp)5Prof Neuhardt
Project Management (5\ PM)5Prof Englmeier
Signals and Systems (7\ SigSys)5Prof Golz

Faculty of Business Law

Anglo-American Bankruptcy Management2.5Prof Schellberg
International Civil and Commercial Litigation2.5Dr Achenbach
Comparative Case Law2.5Prof Müller-Grune
Financial Management2.5Prof Schellberg
International Sales Law & Arbitration2.5Prof Schackmar

Faculty of Mechanical Engineering

Faculty of Electrical Engineering

Automatic Control5Prof. Schweigel
Computer Vision5Prof. Schweigel
Automation Control5Prof. Bachmann
Artificial Intelligence5Prof. Bachmann
Digital Signal Processing5Prof. Roppel 
Microelectronic Technologies5Prof. Knechtel
Sensor Systems5Prof. Knechtel
Digital Signal Processing for Engineering Applications5Prof. Roppel
Communication Systems5Prof. Roppel

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: 

The German Language A1.1 courses are devided into 4 different groups. Each group has a limited participation number but covers the same course material. Please only enrol yourself in one course.

German Language A1.15Ms Manco Villa, Ms Petschauer, Ms Itzerott
German Language A1.25Ms Manco Villa
German Language A2.15Ms Petschauer
German Language B1.15Ms Renz
German Language B1.25Ms Renz
German Language B2.15Mr Renz
German Language B2.25Mr Renz
German Language C1.15Mr Renz

(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 Reading3Mr Rausch
Academic Writing3Mr Rausch
Scientific Work and Academic Writing according to German Standard3Ms Mohr
Business English (beginners)3Ms Bagchi
Intercultural Business Communication6Ms Bagchi
Personal Branding3Ms Wassink

(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 Studies4Dr Hornung
Applied German Studies: Berlin1Dr Hornung
Applied German Studies: Dresden-Leipzig1Mr Rausch
Applied German Studies: Economy of Thuringia 2Ms Mohr
Applied German Studies: Culture and History of Thuringia2Ms Mohr

(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

2Dr 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 Spirit3Ms Wassink
Principles of Marketing3Ms Bagchi
Design Thinking Ms Wassink
Entrepreneurship Sandkasten Program3Ms Wassink
Global Marketing Research Project6Ms Bagchi