-In the Winter Semester 2021/22, ZSIK courses will be held primarily in presence.
More detailed information on the coming semester will be available shortly at
-Until further notice, all lecturers as well as the Language Centre’s service centre can only
be reached by mail!
The Centre for Languages and Intercultural Studies (ZSIK) is a central facility for the University of Applied Sciences Kiel (UAS Kiel). Each semester, it offers numerous modules in different languages, all of which are taught exclusively by “native speakers”.
What do we do?
-We teach our students language and socio-cultural skills and prepare them for a possible
semester abroad at one of our partner universities.
-We welcome students from our partner universities abroad and provide language and
socio-cultural support during their stay in Kiel.
-We use both large and small events to express our diverse cultures.
-We prepare interested students for internationally recognised language certificates and
host or carry out the required examinations.
How do we work?
-with native speakers
-oriented towards everyday, university and business life
-as interactive, authentic and interdisciplinary as possible
-using well-known e-learning platforms, including Moodle and Zoom
-geared to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR)
-very closely with regional partners, including the Institute for Spanish Language and
Culture/Kiel and Institut Français de Kiel
How can you reach us?
The Service and Organisation Office is open daily from 9 a.m. until noon and can be reached by:
Address and telephone number
Centre for Languages and Intercultural Studies
Building C19, ground floor
Tel: +49 (0)431 210-3600
Telefax: +49 (0)431 210-63600