Language Courses in the CDS
English courses „Conference English“ und „Scientific Writing“ in the CDS program are offered by the RWTH Aachen Sprachenzentrum. The Language Center's participation requirements and registration deadlines apply. You can register for your desired courses on its website.
If you have applied for a spot in one of the Language Center's english courses, please check your user account to see if you have received a spot. You will not be additionally informed via email.
You will need your TIM username to register through the Language Center. If you do not have a TIM username, you can get a temporary one through the CDS. To do so, please contact the CDS office.
A certain level of language skills must be proven for some english courses. You can do this through a placement exam before beginning the course, for example. Please contact the Language Center to find out if this applies to you.
Language Courses in the German Language Program
In collaboration with the International Office, the CDS offers participation in the German Language Program courses, which are four hours a week every semester. This offer is organized by the RWTH Aachen Language Center RWTH Aachen Language Center.
You may apply to have the course fee paid by the CDS. In this case, you would have to pay for the course at first, but after having attended regularly you would be reimbursed this fee after completion of the classes. As a CDS member you will get all the information about the registration process separately.
Current up-to-date information can be found on the CDS Seminars page under the heading "German Course Funding for CDS Members".private
The language courses offered by the CDS were very good, especially ‘Scientific Writing.’ Also very helpful was ‘Get Ready to Teach’ – today, I use many of the things I have learned in this course in my own lectures.
Dr. Bruno Masiero; Assistant Professor, Universidade de Campinas, Brazil