Education in Austria. Actilingua Academy - Certificate Preparation German Course
• Modern school with 6 bright, welcoming, tastefully furnished and well equipped classrooms, in a typical Viennese Jugendstil building.
• Centrally located in Vienna's embassy district; opposite Belvedere Castle. City center (Stephansplatz) 15 minutes by public transport.
• Multimedia library featuring 17 workplaces with computers and free internet access. • Free W-LAN in the whole school.
• Newspapers, magazines, DVDs, CDs can be borrowed for free.
• Spacious student lounge with coffee, beverages and snacks.
• 10-15 additional class rooms next doors at the Dependance Sacre Coeur.
• Air-conditioned, non-smoking.
ActiLingua is an examination centre for the Austrian German Diploma (Österreichisches Sprachdiplom, OSD). Taking our certificate preparation course prepares you for internationally recognized exams which you can take directly at the end of the course.
ÖSD certificate levels correspond to the Common European Framework of Reference.
All German courses for adults 16+ : In addition to the selected course, you take 8 group lessons or 4 individual lessons as exam preparation.
Holiday Course 16-19, Summer school 12-17 : In addition to the selected course, you take 6 group lessons as exam preparation.
Group size: 5-12 or individual tuition.
Duration: 2 weeks.
All German courses for adults 16+ Available certificates: all Mar 09, 2009 (exam: Mar 19 / Mar 20) / May 11, 2009 (exam: May 20 / May 22) / Aug 10, 2009 (exam: Aug 20 / Aug 21) / Sep 07, 2009
(exam: Sep 17 / Sep 18) / Nov 09, 2009 (exam: Nov 19 / Nov 20) /
Holiday course 16-19, Summer school 12-17: Available certificate:
B1-Zertifikat Deutsch für Jugendliche
Jul 13 (exam Jul 16/17) / Jul 27 (exam Jul 30/31)
Information on OSD-exams: 2 weeks before course start of our exam preparation course, we organise a free lecture and present available exams, their levels and their advantages and help you choose the best suitable exam for your needs and ambitions.
Austrian German Diploma (OSD)
ActiLingua Academy is examination center for the Austrian German Diploma (OSD).
The Austrian German Language Diploma (OSD), which is advocated by the Austrian state, boasts 120 examination centres in 30 countries and enjoys worldwide recognition for its German as a foreign language exams.
• A2-Grundstufe Deutsch, GD *
The candidate is able to communicate in everyday situations on an elementary level. This certificate proofs your German skills if applying for permanent residency or Austrian citizenship.
Course Level: ActiLingua Elementary 2 (A2)*.
• B1-Zertifikat Deutsch, ZD *
The Zertifikat Deutsch is a joint certificate of OSD, the Goethe Institute, WBT and Fribourg University. This certificate is widely recognized by employers as sufficient evidence of proficiency in German and improves your chances of success on the job market.
Course Level: ActiLingua Elementary 3 (B1)*.
• B2-Mittelstufe Deutsch, MD *
The candidate can communicate spontaneously and fluently with native speakers about a broad spectrum of topics. The certificate is accepted by some Austrian universities as sufficient proof of German language skills for admittance to studies.
Course Level: After completing ActiLingua Intermediate 1 (B2)*.
• C1-Oberstufe Deutsch *
C1 Oberstufe Deutsch is accepted by Austrian and some German universities as sufficient proof of German language skills for admittance to studies. Course Level: After completing ActiLingua Intermediate 2 (C1)*.
• C2-Wirtschaftssprache Deutsch, WD *
OSD in conjunction with the Austrian Chamber of Commerce. For students who are conversant with business topics.
Course Level: For students who are conversant with business topics, after completion of ActiLingua Advanced (C2)*.
• B1-Zertifikat Deutsch für Jugendliche *
The Zertifikat Deutsch für Jugendliche (ZDj) was developed in cooperation of OSD, Goethe Institute, WBT and Fribourg University for young students aged 12-19 years. Based on Zertifikat Deutsch.
More information on dates and prices at our summer school 12-17 or at the holidaycourse 16-19.
• ActiLingua Certificate
If you have attended your course regularly (at least 80%), you receive a certificate of participation giving details of the type of course, duration, course level, number of lessons attended and topics covered.
*Our course levels as compared to the Common European Framework of Reference as issued by the European Commission that is the basis for the advancement of European multilingualism.