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Welcome to the French Department

Photo: http://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Frankophonie



There are about 220 million speakers of French (including about 115 million native speakers) in a total of 57 states.

You can find interesting information (in German or French) about the use of the French language here.

Photo: http://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Frankophonie

The French Department is located at Complex I, the Neues Palais Campus, in Building 19
> Applied language courses for Romance language students in their basic studies
> Language courses for students of all disciplines (key competence)
and in Complex III, the Griebnitzsee Campus, Building 6
> Language courses for students of all disciplines (key competence), advising, supervised language tandems

Latest news:  French/Philology:

The PLACEMENT TEST for SoSe 2017 will take place the 05 April 2017 (14:00-15:00) at Zessko, Neues Palais Campus (Computerpool). Please bring your student ID or identity card with you.

Caution ! If you wish to take the test, registration is mandatory. Registration can only be completed online as of 15 March 2017. You will find the registration link at Philology/Placement & Testing (Philologie/Einstufung und Prüfung). You can also find further detailed information on placement and the tests here. 

Comprehensive information on attending courses is at Philology Courses & Learning Opportunities/Registration/Information (Philologie/Kurse & Lernangebote/Einschreibung/Informationen).

Latest news:  French/Key Competence:

The PLACEMENT TEST (online) for SoSe 2017 can be completed from the 05 April 2017, 16:00 from any computer with a reliable Internet connection.

Here is all of the information relevant to the PLACEMENT TEST and placement test access: Key Competence/Registration & Testing.

All other information on attending a course is here: Key Competence/Courses & Learning Opportunities/Registration/Information (Schlüsselkompetenz/Kurse & Lernangebote/Einschreibung/Informationen).

We’ll be happy to provide any information you may need. Our contact data and office hours are listed here.


Please see the German-language website for more information.