Germany, Freiburg

English for Natural Sciences and Engineering

when 1 August 2017 - 26 August 2017
language English
duration 4 weeks
credits 4 ECTS
fee EUR 650

This course is intended for participants from technical and science-oriented professions and degree courses. Technical terms frequently used in industry, engineering and science as well as useful phrases and grammatical structures will be practised with the help of authentic reading and listening comprehension tasks. Through discussions, simulations and the compilation of subject-relevant texts, for example reports, essays and emails, students will improve their spoken and written English. The morning course can be complemented by daily practice at the modern language laboratory and by attending seminars and lectures in the afternoons. Day trips to the Black Forest and the Alsace Region of France are offered in addition to a varied program in and around Freiburg, organized by our dedicated student tutors.

Course leader

All our English language teachers are highly qualified and experienced native speakers.

Target group

This course requires a good to very good knowledge of English with a language level of B2 and higher.
German language skills are not required.

Course aim

A Transcript of Records including your grade, your personal language level and your ECTS credit points will show your performances.

Credits info

4 ECTS
Up to 7 ECTS credit points can be issued by daily practise at the modern Language Lab and by attending seminars in the afternoon.

Fee info

EUR 650: The course fee includes learning materials, access to the university PC pools and internet, as well as leisure activities.
EUR 350: Single rooms student dormitories or in shared flats in Freiburg may be arranged upon request.