A2 - offers

Our A2-courses are based on the knowledge acquired in the previous level A1.

If you have already studied German on your own or elswehere and you reach level A1 in a free placement test, the A2-course is just the right choice for you.

Our teachers will speak simple German. English will be used if needed. You will be prepared for everyday life in Germany.

At the end of the course, students will be able to talk about themselves, their education, their work, etc. and to communicate in routine situations.  

More general information about our courses can be found in the module handbook and the Study and Examination Regulations (not barrier-free).

International students in English-language degree programmes at THWS must prove at least level A2 of German by the end of the second semester.

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Fees & cancellation

Course fee incl. exam from summer semester 2023:

THWS students: 195.00€

THWS student applicants with letter of admission: 195.00€

THWS student applicants without letter of admission: 489.00€

External course participants: 489.00€


Examination fees without course participation:

Students and applicants with notification of admission: 195.00€

Non-students of THWS & applicants without letter of admission: 489.00€



Please note: The fees have to be payed, if the course was not cancelled within the given time (14 days after registration) via the withdrawal form.


The invoice will be sent to the email address used for registration 4-6 weeks after the beginning of the course.

Please pay on time to avoid further fees. (The due date is stated on your invoice).

Payment is only possible by bank transfer. (Paypal or cash payment is not possible).

Tip: No service fees will be charged to you when payment is made through a German or EU bank account.

If you make a payment through a non-EU bank account, please make sure that all bank fees and exchange rate fees will be covered by you.


Cancellation is only possible within 14 days after your registration.

Please use this cancellation form.

Please note that your registration is binding and you will have to pay the entire course fee if you do not cancel in time, even if you do not participate in the course.


In the end of the courses there will be a final exam consisting of four parts:

Examination parts Speaking Listening Reading Writing
Examination duration 10 min. 30 min. 45 min. 45 min.
Total mark percentage 25% 25% 25% 25%

You will be informed by e-mail (4-6 weeks after the exam) about the exam results.

If you do not pass any part of the exam, you can retake it within two semesters free of charge.

In case you are unable to write the exam, you need to provide a valid justification (e.g. medical certificate), in order to retake the exam within two semesters free of charge.

If you are not enrolled in an ongoing course, but you need a language certificate, you can enrol in a separate exam without attending any courses.https://www.fhws.de/en/continuing-education/language-exams-without-a-course/


If you successfully pass the exam, you will receive a certificate.

Which certificate you get depends on various conditions:

THWS-Language certificate UNIcert®-Basis
Students and externals THWS students only
Passing all 4 partial examinations Passing all 4 partial examinations
Also possible without course participation Course attendance higher than 75%
No proof of A1 proof of A1

Please be patient and allow us some time to issue the certificate.

For further informations, click on certificates.

Course material

The following course book will be used:  Netzwerk neu A2 (ISBN 978-3-12-607164-2)

In addition, materials will be provided on the Moodle platform THWS E-Learning.

The access credentials and further information about the course will be given in class.

Current courses

Level courses incl. Examination

  •     during the semester
  •     2 x 145 minutes/week
  •     up to 90 teaching units

Period: 27.03.2023 - 05.07.2023

Days: Mon & Wed

Time: 18.00 - 20.30 p.m.

Course type:  1 day face-to-face (Würzburg or Schweinfurt) and 1 day online via Zoom

Type of Examination: pen & paper (Würzburg or Schweinfurt)

Certificate: UNICert® possible under the conditions

Registration not possible

Registration period: March 10th - 20th 2023




Intensive course incl. Examination

  •     during the lecture-free period
  •     4 x 180 minutes/week
  •     up to 90 teaching units

Period: August 7th - Sept 11th, 2023

Days: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu

Time: will be announced

Course type: Online

Type of Examination: online via Zoom and EvaExam

Certificate: digital THWS certificate

Registration not possible

Registration period: July 10th - 20th, 2023

You will receive further information and the access link to the course room before the course starts.

Further questions?

Please use this contact form.