In "Survival German" you will learn basic grammar and communication skills for study purposes.


Students, PhD students, as well as postdoctoral researchers, with little or no previous knowledge of German who study and/or research in English.
People interested in acquiring knowledge of basic German. (Good knowledge of English is an advantage.)

Level: A1 (in accordance with the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages)


  • Important language for everyday communication
  • Language skills for study
  • Basic vocabulary
  • Basic grammar
  • Text comprehension strategies

Summer semester 2017:

Duration: 10 weeks
Lessons:   30 lessons 
Start:       25.04.2017
End:         27.06.2017
Time:        Tuesday, 18:00 to 20:15
Location:  LMU Munich, Leopoldstr. 13, 80802 Munich, room 1310
Cost:         EUR 130
Registration deadline: Thursday, 13.04.2017

Winter semester 2017/18:

Start:       17.10.2017 (additional Thursday, 02.11.2017)
End:         19.12.2017
Registration deadline: Monday, 06.10.2017

You can register online (under "German during Your Studies") or personally during our office hours

A minimum enrollment of 12 students is required.

Attention: Please be aware that places are limited. We recommend you register well before the official payment deadline.

You can can find information on cost, application and ECTS credits here: German during your studies: general information