Foreign Languages at Vorarlberg University of Applied Sciences

English is used in most degree programmes as the language of instruction in selected courses. All English courses are integrated into the degree programme curricula, and their content and structure are directed towards the needs of students. Some degree programmes are offered exclusively in English.

FH Vorarlberg offers the following language courses:

German Culture and Communication

Students whose first language is not German may enrol in our German as a foreign language courses. Not only do they develop their German language skills, they also learn about the cultural aspects of German-speaking countries.

During the Welcome Week students at FH Vorarlberg are placed in German groups according to their language levels.

The following courses are offered in both the winter and summer semesters:

  • German Basic (3 ECTS)
  • German Basic Fast Track (3 ECTS)
  • German Intermediate (3 ECTS)
  • German Advanced (3 ECTS)
  • German for Business (3 ECTS)

Elective Language Courses at FH Vorarlberg

FH Vorarlberg is no longer offering elective foreign language courses.

WIFI foreign language courses for students of FH Vorarlberg

Since the winter semester 2019, all foreign language courses at WIFI Vorarlberg (Dornbirn) are available to students of FH Vorarlberg with a discount of up to 75 percent.

  • 50% of the course fees are paid by the Austrian Students’ Union (ÖH) of FH Vorarlberg.
  • 15% discount for students in Vorarlberg in general (also for students of other educational institutions in Vorarlberg).
  • 10 % discount for students of FH Vorarlberg for English course bookings in a package. (This discount is only valid for English courses.)

The WIFI foreign language offer is sponsored by the ÖH of FH Vorarlberg.

For further information, including information on booking courses, please contact Jasmin Bilgeri from WIFI Vorarlberg.
T 05572 3894 472