The International Office and the Offices of Deutsch als Fremdsprache (DaF) offer the Integra-12 programme. This programme includes free German beginner courses as well as other events for refugee prospective students.

Online Application Integra-12

The enrollment period for the Integra 12 courses during the winter semester 2019/2020 has ended. It is no longer possible to apply for the winter semester.

The enrolment phase for the summer semester 2020 is expected to start on the 1st of February 2020.

Courses and other Events

12 hours/week in total:

  • German course (8 h/week)
  • Academic and cultural events; lectures and workshops (4 h/week)

German Language Courses

German courses are led by a DaF qualified volunteer teaching staff. Courses are available from level A1. After a placement test you will be assigned to the according German courses.

Propaedeutic Programme

The propaedeutic portion of the project includes various events for beginner as well as advanced German speakers; information events, outings, lectures and preparatory and intercultural workshops. Participation is mandatory.

Participation Requirements

Participation is reserved for prospective student refugees who have obtained their university entrance certificate (Hochschulzugangsberechtigung) either in Germany or in their home country, and who already reside in Germany with a residence status or temporary residence permit at the time of application.

Do you have questions about the Integra programme?

Then visit the consultation hours for prospective refugees students at the International Office.

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Crisis Intervention

RUB‘s Centre for Psychotherapy offers psychological services for refugees who have suffered from trauma.

Integra Programme

More information regarding the DAAD supported Integra Programme offered by RUB can be found here:

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