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Consultation and placement tests

Consultation

Do you have any questions about the course offer, the placement procedure or registration?

Call us (Tel. +41 58 934 60 90) or send us an email at info.daf‍@zhaw.ch.

Or come to our placement tests. Experienced lecturers will evaluate your test and advise you.  

Take the opportunity to get to know our school and the examination centre and visit our information events in Zurich and Winterthur.

Learning advice

If you have any questions about learning materials or exams or need advice on writing, come to our office in Zurich. We would be pleased to advise you from Monday – Thursday, 16:00 – 17:30 (no consultation during the holidays).

Located in room ZL O2.06, 2nd floor, Lagerstrasse 41, 8004 Zurich.

You do not need to register, but you can send your questions by email in advance to info.daf@zhaw.ch.

If you are interested in a detailed writing consultation, please contact Anne Ribbert at anne.ribbert@zhaw.ch.

Office opening hours

Winterthur: Monday – Friday, 9:00 – 11:00 / 14:00 – 16:00

Secretariat German as a Foreign- and Second Language
Theaterstrasse 17, 2nd floor
8401 Winterthur

Zurich: Monday – Thursday, 14:00 – 17:30

German as a Foreign- and Second Language
Lagerstrasse 41, EG
8004 Zürich

Placement tests

A placement test is necessary to determine your current knowledge of German. The test will be evaluated immediately and experienced lecturers will advise you according to your goal.

Registration for the placement test is not necessary. Please reserve approx. 60 – 90 minutes for the test and subsequent consultation.

A placement test is not necessary 

Start of the semester on 16 September 2019: Appointments for placement tests can be arrangend by telephone: 058 934 60 90

Dates of placement tests

day: date: time: location:
Tuesday 20 / 27 August 2019 16:30 – 18:30 Winterthur, Theaterstrasse 17
Zürich, Lagerstrasse 41
Thursday 22 / 29 August 2019 09:00 – 11:00 Winterthur, Theaterstrasse 17
Zürich, Lagerstrasse 41
Friday 23 / 30 August 2019 17:00 – 19:00 Winterthur, Theaterstrasse 17
Zürich, Lagerstrasse 41
Saturday 24 / 31 August 2019 09:30 – 12:00 Winterthur, Theaterstrasse 17
Zürich, Lagerstrasse 41

Registration for the placement tests is not necessary.

German courses and Goethe certificates

At our information event, we will inform you about our course offering and the Goethe Examination Centre.

You will learn important information about learning German at the ZHAW, our course formats and additional offers to help you learn German.

If you wish to earn a Goethe certificate as proof of your German skills, you will also receive important details about the exam.

Come by and get to know us.

Information events

day: date: time: location:
Friday 23 August 2019 17:00 – 18:00 Zürich, Lagerstrasse 41
Thuesday 27 August 2019 17:00 – 18:00 Winterthur, Theaterstrasse 17

Registration for the information event is not necessary.

Office opening hours

Winterthur:
Monday – Friday, 9:00 – 11:00 Uhr / 14:00 – 16:00

German as a Foreign- and Second Language
Theaterstrasse 17, 2nd floor
8401 Winterthur

Zürich:
Monday – Thursday, 14:00 – 17:30   

German as a Foreign- and Second Language
Lagerstrasse 41, EG
8004 Zürich