Course Dates 2019

Deadline for applications: July 15th (or if all places are allocated)

Arrival day: August 5, 2019 (dormitory rooms are NOT available before this date!)

Check-in dormitory: 9:00 to 16:00 h

Placement test: August 6, 9:00 h

Departure day: August 30  (dormitory rooms are NOT available after this date!)

Check-out dormitory: 09:00-14:00 h

Attention! Flights from Frankfurt not before 14:00h!
Please notice that we have to check out a lot of course particapants at the morning of the departure day. So it can happen that you have to wait a while before we can check your room and give the deposit back. Travelling to Frankfurt Airport lasts at least 3 hours and you have to be at the airport probably 2 hours earlier. So please take a flight not before 15.00 in the afternoon.

Tip: If possible, take a flight the day after the departure day and stay the rest of your time in the city of Frankfurt (e.g. Sightseeing at the Römer, the Paulskirche, the Kaiserdom, the Zoo...)

Fees

Course Fee in Total: presumably 620.00 €

The fee includes:
- ca. 75 hours of classes (à 45 min.)
- ca. 12 hours conversation OR seminars
- final exam and certicate (CEFR)
- ca. 6 hours academic lectures
- Reception in the Trier Rathaus
- Welcome Dinner in the Restaurant Domstein
- a guided tour through the roman city of Trier
- 3 full-day excursions on saturdays
- visit of a classical concert in the Roman Imperial Throne Room (Basilika)

Possible additional costs:
In addition to the programme above, we offer numerous leisure activities (e.g. Pub Crawl, Barbecue, Beachvolleyball, Karaoke, Board Gaming, International Dinner, Hiking, etc.). In most of the activities there are no additional costs, but in a few they could be possible (e.g. for Pub drinks, food or entrances).

Accommodation in dormitory: approx. 300.00 € (will be paid AFTER arrival in Trier!) + deposit of 50 €

DAAD-Scholarship holders: Course fees and accommodation expenses are deducted directly from your scholarship so that you are paid only the remaining amount (+ deposit 50 €)

Placement test, Final exam, Certificate

Placement Test

The placing into the courses is based upon the placement test, to make sure to have similar language levels in each group.

Final Exam

In the last days of the course there will we final exams (listening, writing and oral). On the basis of these exams you will receive the course certificate, which reports the course level, the number of course hours, the grades and 5 ECTS points. The ECTS grading is conform to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (GeR/CEFR) of European Universities.

The participation in the final exam and the certificate is included in the course fee.

Public Transport

Even though most of the dormitories are situated close to the campus, we recommend buying a bus ticket for one week or for one month to access the town of Trier and the university campus. Prices are listed at http://www.vrt-info.de/ticketpreise.php.

Departure day

Departure day: Friday, August 30th  (dormitory rooms are NOT available after this date!)

Check-out dormitory: 09:00-14:00 h

Attention! Flights from Frankfurt not before 15:00h!
Please notice that we have to check out a lot of course particapants at the morning of the departure day. So it can happen that you have to wait a while before we can check your room and give the deposit back. Travelling to Frankfurt Airport lasts at least 3 hours and you have to be at the airport probably 2 hours earlier. So please take a flight not before 15.00 in the afternoon.

Tip: If possible, take a flight the day after the departure day and stay the rest of your time in the city of Frankfurt (e.g. Sightseeing at the Römer, the Paulskirche, the Kaiserdom, the Zoo...)