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TestDaF Examination Dates

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Project “University without borders“

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Information and Counseling Office

On account of the measures of protection of the RUB against the Corona-Virus our Office for Information and Couseling will be closed until further notice. There will be additional telephone consultations.

Courses during winter term 2022/23

All courses during the recent winter term will be running in the period between October 24th 2022 until February 3rd 2023.

All courses take place in the the rooms of our Department German as a foreign language, Universitätsstraße 90/90a.

Courses during summer term 2023

Our registration portal is open from 01.03. open until 03/26/2023.
The courses take place from 17.04. until July 14th, 2023.

All further information on the language courses in SoSe 2023 will be published here in good time.

Certificates for courses in summer term 2022

The certifiactes for our courses in summer term 2022 will be send via mail by the leaders of the courses.

TestDaF certificates

The TestDaF certificates for the exam T102 on November 05th 2019 can be collected at the office 0.01 "Information and Counselling" (Mon + Tue, 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. and Thu 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.).

Practical Training DaF 2020

Interested and committed students of all subject areas have the opportunity to acquire a qualification as a teacher of German as a foreign language. Apply now!


100th TestDaF-Exam at the RUB: a Successful and Smooth Run

The 100th TestDaF took place today. The competent DaF-team within the ZFA administered the exam at two sites and ensured a successful and smooth test run.


Workshops in lecture-free time of summer term 2019

Workshop Specific Language for Business and Economics (B2/C1), 2 CPs:
Tuesday, 11.06.2019 - Friday, 14.06.2019

09.00 am – 12.30 pm in room UFO 01/04(05)
If you're interested, please register for the course via Email to Anja Häusler.

TestDaF100: Super draw

The TestDaF-Institut is celebrating the TestDaF100 with a big draw on Facebook. Try your luck and win 1 of 3 online German courses!

Online feedback for the summer term 2019

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