Language and culture preparations for Karlshochschule students for their term abroad:
Karlshochschule attaches great importance on language training for their students and expects them to master English, and the language of instruction at the partner university (if not English) to a B2 level by the time their semester abroad begins. To this end, it offers a wide range of language courses including English, Arabic, Chinese, French, Italian, Portuguese, Russian, and Spanish.
Additionally, intensive courses in German are available between semesters (depending on demand), and naturally, I'm free to study a third or fourth foreign language as well. However language tuition before the semester abroad is not everything. Several weeks before I leave, I start the intercultural preparation organized by the International Office. And when I return, I will reflect on my term abroad during an intercultural debriefing session. As part of this it is also possible to acquire a certificate in "Intercultural Competence".