DATES
THREE-WEEK SESSIONS

Monday 03 July through Friday 21.July (3 x 20 hours of instruction = 60 hours)
Monday 24. August through Friday 11. August (3 x 20 hours of instruction = 60 hours)

TWO-WEEK SESSIONS
Monday 19 June through Friday 30. June (2 x 20 hours of instruction = 40 hours)
 
DAILY SCHEDULE / SKILLS FOCI
9:00 - 10:30 A.M. READING COMPREHENSION AND WRITING
11:00 A.M. - 12:30 P.M. LISTENING COMPREHENSION AND SPEAKING
 
COURSE LEVELS
We offer instruction from level A2 to C! Placement is determined in a number of ways, primarily through a 100-item placement exam (held on the first Monday of your session).
In accordance with the guidelines of the European Common Frame of Reference, the course levels are designated as follows:
A1 = BREAKTHROUGH
A2 = WAYSTAGE
B1 = THRESHOLD
B2 = VANTAGE
C1 = EFFICIENT PROFICIENCY
C2 = MASTERY
If necessary, intermediate levels (designated with a +) may be added.
 
CLASS SIZE
Maximum 16 students per class.
 
FACULTY
Our teachers are language scholars who hold doctoral or master’s degrees (ISCED 5 and 6); all have completed special training in teaching German as a foreign language. All are certified examiners for the Austrian German Language Diploma (ÖSTERREICHISCHES SPRACHDIPLOM DEUTSCH).
 
TESTS
Tests to evaluate progress are conducted once a week. To be eligible for a course completion certificate and grade, one must attend 80% of course meetings and pass all tests. U.S. university semester credits may be granted through the Bowling Green State University summer language program. Contacts:Dr. Edgar Landgraf (elandgr@bgsu.edu). Credit transfer: 60 ISK instructional hours = 4 semester credit hours; 120 IFK instructional hours = 8 credit hours.
 
In the third week of courses, participants may take the Austrian German Language Diploma exam (extra fee applies). Testing days are Monday 17. July 2017 and Monday 7 August 2017.
 
CLASSROOMS
Courses take place in the ISK institute (Kaigasse 35) and in seminar rooms of the Paris Lodron Univeristy of Salzburg. All locations are in the historic city center (“Altstadt”).
 
COURSE FEES
60 instructional hours (3 weeks) = 660 Euros;
40 instructional hours (2 weeks) = 440 Euros
Discount for returning students or families: 10%
 
The course fee includes the initial placement evaluation, instruction in class groups of 16 or less, course and testing materials, and the completion certificate