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Pre-Studies Language Training

In order to complete your studies successfully, you need to have good German language skills (C1). You need to prove your German skills with a language proficiency test. A list of tests which are recognized by TU Dortmund University can be found on this website.

Exceptions to this rule are degree programs taught in English which require a respective certificate that has to be handed in.

Language Training "NRWege ins Studium"

As of January 2017, TU Dortmund University provides funds for German language courses offered by cooperating language schools which prepare refugees for their future studies. These language courses are funded by the federal state of North Rhine-Westphalia.

In addition to the language training, there is a mandatory program that is designed to deepen your language skills and helps your integration on campus. You can only apply online for this program.

The application periods for 2020 are as follows:

15 to 31 January 2020

15 to 31 March 2020

15 to 30 June 2020

15 to 31 August 2020

Please find the link to our online application form here.

Do you have any questions according the application? Please contact the Refugee Counceling and Integration Office.

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