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UNIcert - Foreign Language as a Key Competence

Higher education-specific foreign language training within the framework of Studiumplus – certified by UNIcert®

Foreign language competence plays an important role in both university studies and your career orientation.

You can earn credit points for Zessko language courses, if

  • you are enrolled in a bachelor’s program and
  • your study regulations allow for the acquisition of credit points in key competences through Studiumplus.

Please refer to your study regulations for more information.

Courses are offered in the respective languages with 4 or 6 hours per week per semester (= 6 CP). In the following languages, you can also obtain the UNIcert® certificate after successfully completing the second stage of the course:

  • Chinese
  • English
  • French
  • Italian
  • Polish
  • Portuguese
  • Russian
  • Spanish.

For more information on foreign language courses as key competences (prerequisites, registration, certificates), please refer to the relevant language department website.

In our overview of the UNIcert® training levels you can find descriptions of the different qualification goals.

We conduct the examinations on the basis of the Examination Regulations for UNIcert® Foreign Language Training at Zessko. Registration for the UNIcert® certificate examination is only possible within the framework of the associated UNIcert® language course at Zessko.