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Dear students,
A hearty welcome to the winter term 2020/21!

1. Beginning of the Winter Term 2020/21

All courses will beginn on Monday, November 2., 2020. For general information, please visit the university website here.

2. Classes in the Winter Term 2020/21

Whether classes in winter term 20/21 will be fully online or partially in classrooms or a combination of both is still undecided, and we will be able to decide it by October 2020, depending upon the Covid-19 situation and availability of classrooms where the required safeguards can be maintained. Please check this website regularly for updates.

3. First Semester-Workshop

A two-day information workshop is organised by the institute for beginners on the 20. and 21. October 2020. During this workshop, there will be introductory sessions for five languages Bengali, Hindi, Sanskrit, Tamil and Urdu. Our department offers Sanskrit while the other four languages are offered by the department of Modern South Asian Languages and Literatures. Since it is compulsory to learn one of the five languages, it is very important to take part in the introductory sessions about these languages.

4. Registering for the beginners language-course

Once you decide which language you want to study first, it is important to register through an e-mail to the respective language teachers by 23rd October 2020.

Chaiti Basu (Bengali)

Gautam Liu M.A. (Hindi)

Dr. M. Maithrimurthi (Sanskrit)

Dr. Thomas Lehmann (Tamil)

Arian Hopf (Urdu)

5. Registering for other courses

It is important to register by Friday 23rd October 2020 for other courses which you intend to take by writing an e-mail to the respective course instructor. Please visit the following website for a list of courses offered by our department: Link to LSF

While registering for a course, it is important to use your university mail account (e.g. for legal reasons and not other personal mail addresses like Gmail etc.

Please communicate as well the following information:

your full name
your matriculation number

These information will be used exclusively for course related purposes

6. Receiving your Moodle Password

Once you have registered for the course by writing an e-mail to the course instructor, you will recieve a password for the Moodle Platform by the teacher.

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