Preparing for University

For perspective students

The ZKF consistently offers, in close collaboration with the Language Resource Center at TU Darmstadt, and independently from the lecture periods of the university, 4 university preparation courses of differing levels, all of which have a particular emphasis on [the German?] language. These courses comprehensively prepare refugees interested in studying with the required language skills for admission to a German University.

At a glance:

  • Modular structure (10 weeks per module)
  • Teaching of academic language, with technical terminology being taught from the very beginning
  • Daily instruction, 24 hours per week
  • Participation is free of cost

A goal-oriented supporting program, which consists of regular study-related training programs and in-depth mentoring round out the language offerings.


  • In order to secure a spot in our university preparation courses, you must first apply.
  • Applications will be open again until July 15, 2019 for courses starting in October 2019.
  • Participation in the Campus Orientation Tour, a Transcript Review, and the TestAS is mandatory for all those interested in applying, and must be completed before the application deadline

Participation in the Campus Orientation

Registration for Campus Orientation

Review of academic qualifications

Taking the TestAS

Documents to be submitted

Assessment & Placement