General Studies

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We want you to acquire the skills during your studies that you will need later in your professional life. That's why you have the opportunity to take part in our General Studies courses alongside your studies: Here you can learn new languages and basic digital skills, and we teach you how to learn more effectively or how to present yourself more credibly, spontaneously and convincingly. Take advantage of our offer: broaden your horizons, learn new things and develop yourself further - we look forward to seeing you!

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Course programme General Studies

The registration for the General Studies courses is open from the 15th of October and the 15th of March via XING Events. The registration period ends one week before the first course date. Please read the FAQs for detailed information.

Please note the respective course language is B2 for all courses (English or German). 

From 1st of March you can download an overview of the current seminars for the summer semester 2022 by clicking on the box below.

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You can now register for our courses within the General Studies here.  

Topics of our General Studies


Registration for the courses usually opens at the beginning of the semester. In the case of seminars and workshops published on the website on short notice, registration will be open immediately. Registration is possible at the latest one week before the course date.

Registration takes place via your student portal CampusNet. Under "My Studies" you will find the link to the registration for the language courses and General Studies.

For the language courses you will receive 1-2 (ECTS CP) after successfully passing the exam. The workload of each course is defined on the certificates and each faculty decides about the recognition of credits.

The recognition of the courses isa decision of the examination offices of the faculties. The exact recognition rules/information can be obtained directly from your faculty contact person. For example at the School of Economics, courses such as Entrepreneurship, Scientific Work, Keynote, Intercultural Communication, etc. may be recognized within the module "Applied Scientific Work" (Bachelor curriculum), at the Faculty of Therapeutic Sciences may recognisze some courses as an elective. If you are a student of another faculty, please contact your examination office for recognition rules.

If you are skipping a course without having officially cancelled your registration, you will unfortunately be banned from the General Studies courses for the upcoming semester. In case of illness, you will of course be excused, just like in the case of an examination (please provide proof of illness).

There are no fees for the courses. In exceptional cases, e.g. language courses, you will have to purchase learning material/books yourself.

Please contact in order to receive your certificate.

A cancellation is possible at the latest one week before the first course date.

You can cancel your registration directly onCampusNet. If the course is already closed and cancellation is no longer possible, please send an e-mail with the reason for your cancellation to

A confirmation of the course participants will be given to us directly by the lecturers. Therefore, we do not need any proof from you. After you were present on all course dates, you will receive automatically a certificate from us via e-mail by the end of the corresponding block. This certificate can be used, for example in your job application.