Secretary's office at the central campus:

Tino Fischer
Language Centre
Building LG 10, room 331b
T +49 (0) 355 69 3741
F +49 (0) 355 69 3736

Office hours: Monday to Thursday 13:00 - 15:00, Friday 13:00 - 14:00

Dear Students

For the time being, all courses in the summer semester 2020 will be held online and will be combined with face-to-face teaching if possible.

Due to the latest developments in the coronavirus crisis the Language Centre can currently only be contacted online.

If you have any questions regarding the following languages, please contact

German as a foreign language: Ms Diebel (diebel(at), Ms Oßwald (osswald(at) or Ms Pikos (pikos(at)

Spanish: Ms Oßwald (osswald(at)

English: Ms Riebow (riebow(at) or Ms D’Onofrio (donofrio(at)

French: Ms Frühauf (fruehauf(at)

Italian: Ms D’Onofrio (donofrio(at)

The secretary's office can be contacted via Mr Fischer (fischer(at)

In urgent cases please contact the head of the Language Centre: katja.brachmann(at)


The certificates of our language centre are specific certificates of the BTU Cottbus-Senftenberg, which contain content, duration and the grade the course participant achieved. Proof of attendance contains information on content and duration of the course. Currently no certfiicates can be issued or collected.

Course fees

External participants have to pay the following course fees:

  • €78 for language courses with 2 hours per week (30 hours per semester)
  • €156 for language courses with 4 hours per week (60 hours per semester).

The Language Center of the BTU Cottbus-Senftenberg is a member of the AKS (Association of Language Centres), the only organisation in Germany that comprehensively represents foreign language education at universities and university colleges.

The Language Centre and the administrative sector VP L 3  at the BTU Cottbus-Senftenberg offer foreign study applicants, who do not have adequate German language abilities yet and would like to take up a full-time German-Language degree course at BTU, a one-year preparatory programme - a "Bridge to Studies". For further information click here.

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