Language Certificates for Exchange Semester now online

If you need a certificate of language proficiency from the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD form) for your exchange semester, you can now register online through NEO for a standard central test appointment. For more information see Language Certificates for Exchange Semester.

Registration for language courses - Summer Semester 2017

Registration for language courses for Summer Semester 2017 takes place during the following time period:

English, Spanish, DaF 4, DaF 5 and DaF 6: from Monday, 13 March 2017 at 1.00pm
DaF 1, DaF 2 and DaF 3:                        from Wednesday, 15 March 2017 at 6.00pm

The relevant Access Codes for Summer Semester 2017 can be found under Access Codes for Language Course Registration - Summer Semester 2017 from 1.00pm on 13 March, 2017

Semester language courses begin from Monday, 20 March 2017.

Additional English and Spanish courses in Furtwangen & Schwenningen

Please note: due to high demand for English and Spanish courses, the following courses have been added in Furtwangen:

Spanish 1

Wednesdays: 3.45 - 5.15pm, Room C 0.12
Access code: BINX-JBRA

English 5- Business 2 (B1.2)

Tuesdays: 11.15am - 12.45pm, Room C 0.12
Access code: GGKK-OBTY

English 6- Business 3 (B1.2)

Wednesdays: 2.00 - 3.30pm, Room C 0.14
Access code: IRKT-VAZU

Thursdays: 2.00 - 3.30pm, Room B 3.01
Access code: ZKIP-FCVQ

Please note: due to high demand for Spanish courses, the following course has been added in Schwenningen:

Spanish 1

Wednesdays: 2.00 - 3.30pm, Room I 1.02
Access code: WPIB-FJHQ

Additional Academic English courses in Furtwangen

Due to high demand, two further Academic English courses are being offered in Furtwangen as follows. Room number to be advised on Monday 20 March, 2017.


English 8 - Academic speaking skills (B2.2) Tuesday 2.00pmRoom TBAUJUO-IEYB
English 9 - Advanced academic speaking skills (C1)Tuesday, 3.45pmRoom TBAPDWF-WXJD

Additional DaF courses in Schwenningen

The following DaF German courses have been added in Schwenningen due to high demand. Room numbers to be announced (TBA) on Monday, 20 March, 2017.

VS, DaF 5 (B2), Wed. 2.00pm, Room E 2.01


VS, DaF 5 (B2), Wed. 2.00pm, Room F 0.01


VS, DaF 6 (C1), Wed. 2.00pm, Room TBA BYYA-KOGL

Registration for Placement Tests - Summer Semester 2017

All first semester students and students taking an English or German course at the Language Center for the first time, must take an online Placement Test first.

Registration for German and English Placement Tests is now open!

Access codes are as follows:

English Placement Test
Access Code
DaF Placement TestAccess Code
Furtwangen, summer semester 2017LUNH-XXJX
Schwenningen, summer semester 2017LKFF-DXKU

Further details and information about how to register for placement tests and language courses can be found under Registration.

TestDaF exam - Summer Semester 2017

The next TestDaF exam (DaF = German as a foreign language) at HFU will take place on Wednesday, 19 July, 2017.

Registration: Wednesday, 24 May 2017 until Wednesday, 21 June 2017.