Language requirements during studies
At the beginning of the studies:
- German: Upon application, international applicants must prove German language skills at level B1.
- Latin: extended basic knowledge
- Greek: basic knowledge
If the required language skills are not yet available, they can be acquired during the course of study.
The recognition of existing language qualifications, individual advice and support are provided by the Lectorate for Ancient Languages.
Lectorate for Old Languages
The Language Centre (Sprachenzentrum) offers around 140 language courses per semester in 16 modern and ancient (foreign) languages. It supports you in acquiring and deepening your language skills.
International applicants whose native language is not German must provide proof of sufficient German language skills (level B1) upon application.
Information on required German language skills and the German language test for university admission (DSH):
Language and Admission Requirements