UNIcert® English

At the Leibniz Language Centre you can acquire certificates at the level "UNIcert® II" in the language "English as a foreign language". "UNIcert® II" is offered in two orientations, namely in "General Scientific Language" as well as in "Business English". The offer is comparable to level B2 (UNIcert® II) according to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR).

UNICERT® II - GENERAL SCIENTIFIC LANGUAGE

Certification at this level usually requires that the placement test has been obtained at least on level B1. For a successful certification you have to prove a total of 8 additional SWS or ECTS at the B2 levels. This corresponds to a workload about 240 hours. The proof of achievement is cumulative. The period between the first and the last examination performance should not exceed a duration of two semesters.  

You can choose from the following courses

  • EN445-1 Getting the Most out of Lectures: Listening and Note-Taking B2 (2 SWS/2 ECTS) (UNIcert® II)
  • EN448-1 Upper Intermediate English for Academic Purposes: B2 (4 SWS/4 ECTS) (UNIcert® II)
  • EN433-1 Giving Presentations in English in Seminars and at Conferences: B2 (4 SWS/4 ECTS) (UNIcert® II)

The respective semester program of the Leibniz Language Centre give information about course content and the materials. The registration takes place according to the Guidelines of the Leibniz Language Centre in the designated registration period via Stud.IP.

When selecting courses, please note that in order to obtain a certificate at the UNIcert® II - General scientific language level, proof must be provided through appropriate certificates of achievement that all skills (reading, listening, writing, speaking) have been taught and tested in the entirety of the certificates of achievement submitted.

UNICERT® II SPEZ. - BUSINESS ENGLISH

Certification at this level usually requires that the "UNIcert® I" certificate has already been obtained. For a successful certification you have to prove a total of 8 additional SWS or ECTS at the B2 levels. This corresponds to a workload about 240 hours. The proof of achievement is cumulative. The period between the first and the last examination performance should not exceed a duration of two semesters.    

You can choose from the following courses

  • EN407-1 English for Economics and Management: Presentation Skills B2.2 (2 SWS/2 ECTS) (UNIcert® II spez.)
  • EN418-1 English for Economics and Management: Negotiating Skills B2 (2 SWS/2 ECTS) (UNIcert® II spez.)
  • EN434-1 English for Economics and Management II: Quality Management B2.1 (2 SWS/2 ECTS) (UNIcert® II spez.)
  • EN438-1 English for Economics and Management III: Fair Trade B2.2 (2 SWS/2 ECTS) (UNIcert® II spez.)

The respective semester program of the Leibniz Language Centre give information about course content and the materials. The registration takes place according to the Guidelines of the Leibniz Language Centre in the designated registration period via Stud.IP.

When selecting courses, please note that in order to obtain a certificate at the UNIcert® II - Business English level, proof must be provided through appropriate certificates of achievement that all skills (reading, listening, writing, speaking) have been taught and tested in the entirety of the certificates of achievement submitted.  

PLACEMENT OF PREVIOUS KNOWLEDGE

Prior knowledge must be proven by certificates of achievement from corresponding courses of the Leibniz Language Centre or UNIcert® certificates from other educational institutions. Students with appropriately recognized prior knowledge at the level to be certified go through a shortened curriculum, which comprises at least 50% of the respective training level aimed at.

Details are regulated by the UNIcert®-training and the UNIcert®-examination regulations of the Leibniz Language Centre.

A lateral entry into the training program is principle possible.