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Department: German as a Foreign Language
 

 

New: Councelling hours at the Department German as a Foreign Language

  • Tuesday 10 am - 12 pm
  • Thursday 12 pm - 2 pm

Studierenden Service Center (SSC)
Universitätsstraße 22a
Gartengeschoss
50937 Köln

Initial Counselling and Exam Results Winter Term 2018/19

Initial counselling regarding all questions to the Department German as a Foreign Language, as well as exams results for the winter term 2018/19 is given at the Service Point of the International Office:

  • Monday to Friday 10 am - 3 pm
  • Wednesday 4 pm - 6 pm

Studierenden Service Center (SSC)
Universitätsstraße 22a
Erdgeschoss
50937 Köln

Responsibilities of the department "German as a Foreign Language"

The primary task of the department "German as a Foreign Language" consists in providing foreign applicants and students with the adequate knowledge of the German language necessary for studying at a German university. It therefore evaluates the participants' level of German and organizes the following courses:

a) Preparatory German language courses - preparing for the German language examination (TestDaF or DSH)
b) Courses for ERASMUS-students, exchange students from our partner universities, and visiting scientists
c) Complementary courses
d) PostDSH courses
e) Special courses

In addition, the department "German as a Foreign Language" is in charge of organizing

a) the International Cologne Summer Language Courses in German Language and Culture
b) the International Cologne Winter Language Courses in German Language and Culture

Location
You can find us with the help of this map.

Mailing Address
Albertus-Magnus-Platz
50923 Köln

Visitors' Address
Studierenden Service Center (SSC)
Universitätsstraße 22a
Gartengeschoss (basement floor)
50937 Köln

You can reach the department  "German as a Foreign Language" on  public transport using the following:
a) tram 9, stop "Universität",
b) bus 130, stop "Universität".
c) bus 142, stop "Universität"

Parking spaces located close to the department are subject to a fee.

Head 

PD Dr. Roger Fornoff E-Mail: r.fornoff@verw.uni-koeln.de

Andrea Steinebrunner M.A.: deputy head

Office 

Helena Wallbaum
Lena Greiner
Elizabeth Namwanje

student assistants: Manar-Marc Soukar and Shaoze Wu

Tel.: 0221 / 470-4437/7027
Fax: 0221 / 470-6718
E-Mail: daf@verw.uni-koeln.de

Teachers

Dr. Renate Berief

Anja Clemens

Edda Fellenberg

Rebecca Grünfeld

Inge Hadasch

Anne Linden

Karin Mertens-Müller

Gaby Quester

Jörg Schulze

Andrea Steinebrunner

Coordinator 

Astrid Hofer: organization of the International Cologne Summer Language Courses in German Language and Culture, and of the International Cologne Winter Language Courses in German Language and Culture; e-mail a.hofer@verw.uni-koeln.de, iks@verw.uni-koeln.de

These webpages were created to the best of our knowledge and belief. However, we cannot guarantee the accuracy of any details our website contains. To ensure that you receive current information, please contact the International Office or the office of the department "German as a Foreign Language".