Language Center at Offenburg University

Language training at Offenburg University complements your education in view of the growing globalization of the job market and also meets companies' practical needs for employees with international communication and intercultural skills.

The aims of language education for adults include:

  •     Improvement of individual language skills
  •     Subject-specific foreign language training
  •     Coping with everyday situations in professional life (e. g. telephoning, traveling, meetings, correspondence, job applications, presentations)


English, French, Spanish, Italian, Portuguese, Russian, Polish and Japanese are offered during the semester. In French, Spanish and Italian, both beginners and advanced courses are offered. The program is supplemented by courses such as "Technical English," "Business English" and "Business French". German as a foreign language (DaF) is taught to students of the international Master's degree programs.