German for Economists

Target group:

This special language course is aimed at students of Economics who want to prepare for a degree course in Germany or who are planning to work at a German company. Anyone who wishes to improve their knowledge of German economic terminology and their knowlegde of Economics in general is also welcome.

This is what you can expect from the course:

  • expert presentations covering selected economic topics like marketing, distribution, economic policy, and others
  • intensive special language training to help you prepare for and follow up on the presentations
  • practice-oriented workshops (economic simulations, writing job applications and role-playing interviews)
  • reading, listening, speaking and writing based on selected economic topics
  • a special economics-related additional programme (getting to know large and medium-sized German companies, banks and insurance providers)
  • an overview of the German job market (visiting a job center and learning how to apply for a job in Germany)


  • all participants must have a German language proficiency level of B2 or higher
  • minimum number of participants is 10

Requirements for a certificate worth 5 ECTS points

  • regular attendance and active participation in class
  • passing a final test