English/Key Competences


Registration for English Courses in the Winter Semester 2022/23

  • Course catalogue: Available from 16 September 2022 in PULS.
  • Registration: From 4 - 12 October 2022 – only via PULS.
  • Placement test for 2nd semester and higher law students from 4 - 6 October 2022, then again in March/April 2022/23.
  • Placement test for first-semester law students: From 6 - 8 December 2022, registration via the information list is required - further information will be available during the welcome week organised by the Fachschaftsrat Law.
  • Placement test for all other disciplines from 7 October 2022.
  • Admission to courses: From 13 October 2022 – only via PULS.
  • Late registration and late admission: From 14 October 2022 via PULS.
  • Courses start for admitted students: From 17 October 2022.


Important Information about Participation in English / Key Competences Courses

  1. Participating in a course is only possible when students have taken a placement test and then registered for and been successfully admitted to the course via PULS (unless you are a member of staff).
  2. Participating in language courses is generally free of cost for students who are enrolled at German universities as well as University of Potsdam exchange students.
  3. Fees for UNIcert exams and DAAD language certificates will be charged in accordance with the Zessko Schedule of Fees (Gebührensatzung des Zessko).

Students in the teacher-training Bachelor degree programme, Erasmus, Master, and PhD students as well as members of staff can be admitted to courses only when the size of the group does not exceed 20 students. Admission to the course then takes place, if possible, in the first week of the lecture period.