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4 September 2023 to 14 December 2023
Europe/Berlin timezone

Registration deadline: August 10

TARGET AUDIENCE:  Absolute beginners or those who need to refresh their basic knowledge in basic German. The course is open only to MPI-CBG / PKS staff / IMPRS predocs. Unfortunately, spouses cannot take part.


  • Speaking plays a large role in this course. Learn to say basic phrases for everyday situations.

  • Improve listening comprehension of basic German phrases.

  • Understand basic grammar in conversation, including the Present & Simple Past time forms.

COST: The course is free of charge.

Participants will need to purchase the following book:

Studio Express (Cornelsen Verlag)
Kompaktkurs Deutsch A1
Kurs- und Übungsbuch
ISBN 978-3-06-549971-2
(includes E-book licence)
As the number of participants is limited, registration is required. Approved participants will be informed accordingly.


SR Ground Floor

LECTURER: Iryna Herhart

COURSE DATES:  Twice per week in person at CSBD ground floor: Mondays and Thursdays 16:00 - 17:30.

DURATION: 14 weeks (September 4 - December 14, no lessons on Oct 2 and 30)

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