Placement and Course Selection

Please read the information below before beginning the placement process.

With our graphically represented placement process, you can orient yourself,

  • how to take a placement test per language,
  • whether you need to take an online placement test,
  • whether you need an additional oral placement test, and
  • how to register for a course.

The information about the placement process for German as a foreign language, English, French, Italian, Spanish and Russian can be found under the corresponding links.

You can take the online placement test from home. Course selection consultations take place via phone or Zoom, appointments for oral placement sessions with the head of department or lecturer are conducted via Zoom.

Please find here our FAQs with crucial information regarding the placement test.

If you have any questions, please contact the secretarial team: or 061 207 52 33.