German for Economics

TYS10 German for Economics

Autumn 2023

Spring 2024
  • Topics

    TYS10 German language is the first course of German as an elective subject. It provides a good basis for communicating effectively in professional settings when all basic elements of the German language system are introduced. The focus is on written and oral professional communication, for instance when students summarize arguments in shortened economic texts. The course also provides insight into social and economic themes in contemporary Germany. Methods include German internet platforms and prepared introductions to institutions and political process / political history of Germany since 1945.

  • Learning outcome

    Upon successful completion of the course, the student has/can:


    • of the German language system
    • of systems and cultures in economics and politics in Germany


    • understand simple economic texts in German
    • communicate in German
    • communicate challenges in economics and politics in Germany 2022 - 2023

    General competence:

    • knowledge of German culture and society
    • basic knowledge of processes in economics and politics in Germany


ECTS Credits