German – getting started (BID0562)

In this course, you will learn basic German skills for arriving in Switzerland and at the BFH. You will practice actively participating in everyday life and university situations in a German-speaking environment. Topics such as making contact, studying & working, traveling in Switzerland, leisure activities, shopping & living as well as the relationship between German and dialects in Switzerland are covered.

  • You can communicate in everyday situations. 

  • You will find your way around central topics in a German-speaking environment. 

  • You will develop first grammatical structures. 

  • The entry-level for the course is A1. 

German getting started


  • Degree/Certificate pass/failed
  • Duration Week 15-25
  • Schedule Tuesday, 6.15-7.45 pm
  • Application deadline You can register continuously: Please write us an email to
    Total 15 places
  • ECTS credits 2 ECTS
  • Costs no additional costs
  • Teaching language Teaching: German, English
    Exam: German
  • Location online
  • School RSR
    Bern University of Applied Sciences
  • Next session Springsemester