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University Language Center (ZFA)

Welcome to RUB's Language Center, the ZFA.
ZFA offers a wide variety of language courses for RUB students and staff members. We teach modern foreign languages as well as German as a Foreign Language.

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Course program winterterm 2015 / 2016

  registration period: 08.10.2015, 00:01 am - 21.10.2015, 11:59 pm (2.3 MB)

Course program holiday courses summer term 2015

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Placement tests in winterterm 2015/16

You have prior knowledge of a language which does not come from the ZFA and which has not been certified with a UNIcert® certificate or a standardised language exam (eg. CELI, CNavT, DELE, DELF, IELTS, Swedex, TOEFL® or a Cambridge Certificate) or your last ZFA course is from more than two semesters ago?

In this case you must take part in the placement test for your chosen language (this also apples for students wishing to attend intensive courses out of term time.

Current information

winter semester 2015/2016
Here ypu'll find the next placement test dates.


The dates for the 'Sprachenwahlberatung' will be offered as follow:
09.10.2015, 10-14 Uhr
13.10.2015, 15-17 Uhr
14.10.2015, 11-14 Uhr
19.10.2015, 09-13 Uhr
20.10.2015, 09-13 Uhr

If you need more information about one language, feel free to get in contact with the lector for this language to make an appointment. For general information please ask the departmental office.

Exam dates
you will find your exam date for the summer term 2015

German as a Foreign Language

Departmental Office: Foreign Languages except German

Anja Neuhaus
in charge of the departmental office
Cristina Schalk
administration secretary
Annika Wermter

SH 2/207
44801 Bochum
Tel.: +49 (0)234 32 28182
Fax: +49 (0)234 32 14942

Opening times:
● Monday 10.00-13.00
● Wednesday 12.00-14.30
● Friday 09.00-12.00

If you like to pass by our office outside the business hours, please give us a call or write an e-mail to arrange an appointment.

The departmental office will be closed from 27th July until 31st July 2015, the 'Tandemvermittlung' from the 3rd August until 17th August.


Egal ob es um die Kursräume, das Kursangebot oder Anregungen / Wünsche geht: Ihre Meinung ist uns wichtig! Schreiben Sie uns an oder kommen Sie persönlich bei uns vorbei.

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