Foreign language courses

Foreign language courses available at the TUHH are included within Non-technical courses.

However, accessing these courses is subject to special regulations: A grading test is obligatory before booking a foreign language course. For more information, see language program.

The recognition of foreign language courses is specifically regulated in type and scope:

 

Foreign language courses in the "Non-technical Elective Complementary Courses" module at Bachelor's level for new students from the 2014/15 winter semester onwards:

 

  • A maximum of 2 credit points may be credited as part of a Bachelor’s degree.
  • In “General Engineering Science”, English courses first count at level C2 as per the Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR) as recognisable English courses.
  • A foreign language course in the same language at the same language level may only be taken once as part of Non-technical Elective Complementary Courses and only as part of a Bachelor’s degree or a Master’s degree.

 

Foreign language courses in the “Non-technical Elective Complementary Courses” module (EM II) at Bachelor’s level for new students prior to the 2014/15 winter semester:


  • A maximum of 2 credit points may be credited as part of a Bachelor’s degree.
  •   In “General Engineering Science”, English courses first count at level C2 as per the Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR) as recognisable English courses.
  •   A foreign language course in the same language at the same language level may only be taken once as part of Non-technical Elective Complementary Courses and only as part of a Bachelor’s degree or a Master’s degree.

 

 Foreign language courses as part of the Non-technical Elective Complementary Courses module / Master’s level:

 

  • A maximum of 2 credit points may be credited as part of a Master’s degree.
  • Exception: International Master’s courses, in which the FSPO stipulates that 4 credit points awarded for German as a Foreign Language (DaF) are compulsory.
  •    For international, English-speaking Master’s courses and the bilingual course “International Industrial Engineering with Business Studies”, English courses first count at level C2 as per the Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR) as recognisable English courses.
  •   A foreign language course in the same language at the same language level may only be taken once as part of Non-technical Elective Complementary Courses and only as part of a Bachelor’s degree or a Master’s degree.

 
 

 

These regulations are part of the module catalogues that are published here.