Language Tandems

Tandem Models

Graphic of Tandem Models: a street sign with pavement arrows as metaphor for the free and the supervised tandem (3 CPs (credit points) possible).
Photo: Paul Kruth


As of the summer semester 2021, supervised tandem language learning (with credit points) as well as support for open/free tandem language partnerships (without credits) will be offered.

Contact details for both forms can be found here.

What are the differences between the tandem models?

Free TandemSupervised Tandem
  • Optional tutorial advising                 
  • Mandatory supervision by a Zessko instructor
  • Partners set learning content and intensity                                                                                                              
  • No credit points awarded                                
  • Earn 3 credits / ECTS points