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University Preparation Course (24 lessons per week)

In our university preparation course, we prepare participants for the university entrance language examinations TestDaF and DSH. The course comprises a basic module (beginners) and an advanced module (non-beginners). The basic module lasts 24 weeks and works on levels A1, A2 and B1. The advanced module continues on level B2 and lasts 12 weeks.

The language teaching is geared right from the start to meeting the university entrance examination requirements and to providing you with the language skills you will need during your university course. Working in small groups with a maximum of 12 participants, you not only familiarise yourself with grammar and everyday communication but also, from a very early stage, learn how to work with written texts, to produce written work on specific topics, to understand lengthy and complex listening texts and take notes from them, etc.

The basic and advanced modules each have 24 lessons per week; the total course lasts 36 weeks and therefore comprises altogether 864 tuition periods. You also have the possibility of taking part in free learning support and homework supervision in the afternoons.




Basic module

24 weeks, for absolute beginners

  • Courses begin on 06.01., 30.03., 03.08., 31.08.
  • Content: levels A1, A2 and B1
  • Duration: 24 weeks, altogether 576 tuition periods (24 per week) + learning support
  • Course goal: The module ends with the completion of level B1; work continues with the advanced modules on 22.06.2020, 14.09.2020, 01.02.2021, 01.03.2021
  • Price 3.970 €



Advanced level

12 weeks, for students with German proficiency enabling them to start level B2 (i.e. the level on completion of the basic module)

  • Courses begin on 27.01., 25.02., 22.06., 14.09., 01.02.2021, 01.03.2021
  • Content: levels B2 und C1, examination training
  • Duration: 12 weeks, altogether 288 tuition periods (24 per week) + learning support
  • Course goal: The module ends with attainment of the DSH/TestDaF level
  • Price 2.250 €
  • Students who have already completed the basic module pay 2.025 €
  • Special price for booking both courses and making payment before the start of the course: 5.290 €


TestDaF examination dates 2020: 13.02., 22.04., 03.06., 22.07., 10.09., 10.11.2020

Lesson = 45 minutes

Students who have participated in KAPITO courses in previous years are granted a discount of 50 € (there must be a period of at least 3 months between the courses). 

The price of the course includes: enrolment fee, tuition, course material, cultural and social programme, certificate, access to library and computers including internet access and hot spot, learning support and homework supervision during the afternoons, advice for university entrance, student card, support for visa application