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The language centre is a central academic facility of the University of Vechta. Our primary task is to offer a wide range of language courses. Our offers are open to all students as well as the employees of the University of Vechta.

We are always ready and willing to hear your questions, suggestions or comments. Please feel free to contact us at Opens window for sending emailinfo.sprachenzentrum[at]uni-vechta[dot]de. If you have any specific questions about language certificates or certain language courses,  kindly contact the relevant staff member.


The language courses are part of our programme of electives and are offered to students from every background and subject. All of the modules are aimed at the levels defined in the Common European Framework of References for Languages (CEFR). Our course offer is comprised of twelve languages: Arabic, Chinese, Dutch, English, French, German as a foreign language, Italian, Kiswahili,  Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish and Turkish. You find more information on our courses on the following page [in German].

Language Certificates

The University of Vechta is a licensed examination centre for the TestDaF-Institute. It offers regular examination dates for TestDaF (language test for foreign learners of German) as well as online placement tests for English (onSET) and German (onDaF). Students of the University of Vechta can receive a DAAD language certificate for English.


The Self Access Language Centre provides students and staff with programs for 14 languages. We are located in the R-Building (R006). We also offer tandem learning with our international students.

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The language centre of the University of Vechta is a member of (Öffnet externen Link in neuem FensterAKS).