German Classes

International scientists are welcome to join a German Class. Entry level (A1) courses are organized by the Beutenberg Campus e.V. Advanced level courses (A2 - B1) are offered by the MPI-CE. Courses are subsidized by the MPI-CE for IMPRS students and MPI-CE international co-workers if 80% of the course units are attended. Otherwise, the participant will incur the costs him/herself. At the end of each course, participants receive a certificate indicating the respective language proficiency level. Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, courses may temporarily take place in an online format. Please note, that German Classes are not part of the IMPRS curriculum, attendance is completely optional.

Beutenberg Campus e.V.

German classes for beginners are offered by Beutenberg Campus e.V.

  • An A1.1 course started on September 20, 2021. Registration is closed.
  • An A1.3 course started on September 14, 2021. Registration is closed.
  • A1.2 and A1.4 courses will start in January 2022. Registration details will follow in due course.



Advanced courses are offered at the MPI-CE by Dr. Nelia Danova (ÜAG Jena). If you want to move on from the A1.4 Beutenberg course, please join the current MPI-CE A2 course.

New courses will start on September 6, 2021 and end on December 15, 2021. Course A2.2 consists of 29 teaching units (60 minute classes), course B1 consists of 45 teaching units (90 minute classes).To register, please fill in and sign the relevant application form (60 min or 90 min) and submit to the teacher, Nelia Danova ( If you are unsure about your entry level, please contact Ms Danova for an evaluation of your current skills.

The videolinks will be provided by Ms Danova and the course times will be as follows:

  • A2.2: Monday/Wednesday, 15.15 - 16.15
  • B1: Monday/Wednesday, 13:30 - 15:00
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