Language Centre

Additional courses at DHBW Karlsruhe

The Language Centre here at Baden-Wuerttemberg Cooperative State University Karlsruhe organizes extracurricular language classes. These classes are free of charge for our current students and for all of our visiting students. Click here for further information in German.

Structure of the language classes

  • The classes are divided into three course rounds per year (starting in January, March/April and October).
  • In general, every course comprises 20 contact hours. Additionally, the Language Centre offers compact courses and/or workshops. You will receive further information during the first session of each language course.
  • The classes aim to lead participants to take examinations for acknowledged language certificates.
  • On request a certificate of attendance is issued, requiring continuous course participation.

Please come to the first lesson in order to sign up for the course. There is no pre-sign up necessary. You can receive additional information to our course offerings by contacting us at, by coming to our office hours on Wednesdays from 10am – 11am at room D 426, or by making an appointment.

If you are interested in obtaining a language certificate, you can simply ask the Language Centre team at the address listed above.

Students at DHBW Karlsruhe have the opportunity to work on an online training programme for English, French and Spanish (General and Business for all three) in the moodle room “Online Sprachlernprogramme.” The link to the room is given below:

All students at DHBW Karlsruhe are automatically registered in the room.