BabeliUM

FOREIGN LANGUAGES

the world is in BabeliUM

Through a wide range of language courses, BabeliUM – Language Centre of the School of Letters, Arts and Human Sciences of the University of Minho seeks to answer the growing need for learning foreign languages, both within the University of Minho and the surrounding community, furthering a long tradition of the Scholl of Letters, Arts and Human Sciences. BabeliUM is now also present in the campus of Azurém, increasing its offer in Guimarães since 2011.

BabeliUM offers high quality language courses and outstanding learning standards thanks to its highly qualified and motivated teachers who practise innovative teaching methods in line with the requirements of the labour market.

COMPETENCE LEVELS IN FOREIGN LANGUAGES

BabeliUM offers courses in:

GERMAN

SPANISH

FRENCH

GALICIAN

ENGLISH

ITALIAN

JAPANESE

RUSSIAN

SIGN

It occasionally offers Arabic, Czech, Polish, Turkish and Portuguese Sign language courses, amongst others….

Depending on the chosen language, you can find courses with various learning levels (beginner, intermediate, advanced), always identified according to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages.

The CEFR describes foreign language proficiency at six levels: A1, A2, B1, B2, C1 and C2, and forms the basis for international recognition of communication skills, which greatly facilitates the mobility of students and professionals.

TRAINING PERIODS

 BabeliUM – Language Center offers the following periodicity:

SEMESTER COURSES

1st academic semester (October to January/February) – BIANNUAL COURSES

2nd semester (February to June) – BIANNUAL COURSES

INTENSIVE COURSES

January/February that last 2 to 3 weeks (they take place during Winter Break)

Summer Intensive Courses that last 2 to 3 weeks (June – July)

COURSE TYPE

There are different types of courses. The most common are:

GENERAL COMMUNICATION COURSES

48 Hours

Registration fee : €50.00

Internal tuition fee: €165.00

External tuition fee : €220.00

GENERAL COMMUNICATION COURSES

OR WITH SPECIFIC OBJECTIVES

30 Hours

Registration fee : €50.00

Internal tuition fee : €110.00

External tuition fee : €170.00

INTENSIVE COURSES

48 Hours

Held for 2 to 3 Weeks

Registration fee : €50.00

Internal tuition fee : €145.00

External tuition fee : €200.00

Before completing the online application form, please check our educational offer and read the information on pre-enrolment, enrolment, tuition fees and general rules.

Foreign Language Course Coordinator: Doutora Sílvia Lima Gonçalves Araújo

✉️ saraujo@elach.uminho.pt

For more information, contact us though babelium@elach.uminho.pt

SCHEDULES

TRAINING OFFERS SUMMER COURSES 2023/2024

Registrations open until the last Wednesday prior to the beginning of the courses

We will contact you closer to the starting date of the courses with all the information about them.

ON-SITE COURSES

*The marked prerequisites are indicative. For registration purposes, it is not necessary to present any proof that you already have the previous level. It is, however, convenient that you have knowledge of the previous level to which you enroll, in order to be able to keep up with the pace of classes.

COURSE

DAY OF THE WEEK

SCHEDULE

TOTAL OF HOURS

PERIOD

CLASS ROOM

SUBSCRIPTION

35th Intensive German Course level »A1

* Without prerequisites

Monday, Wednesday and Friday

09:30 – 12:30

48

17th June to 24th July 2024

Campus Gualtar (Braga)

Italian Course Level »A1 iniciação
* Without prerequisites

Tuesday and Thursday

18:00 – 20:30

30

11st June 18th July 2024

Campus Gualtar (Braga)

English for Work and Study Course Level B1
* Prerequisite level A2+

Monday, Wednesday and Friday

10:00 – 13:00

30

09th to 30th September 2024

Campus Gualtar (Braga)

Conversation Skills in English Course Level B2
*Prerequisite level B1/B1+

Monday, Wednesday and Friday

10:00 – 13:00

30

09th to 30th September 2024

Campus Gualtar (Braga)

E-LEARNING COURSES

*The marked prerequisites are indicative. For registration purposes, it is not necessary to present any proof that you already have the previous level. It is, however, convenient that you have knowledge of the previous level to which you enroll, in order to be able to keep up with the pace of classes.

COURSE

DAY OF THE WEEK

SCHEDULE

TOTAL OF HOURS

PERIOD

CLASS ROOM

SUBSCRIPTION

English for Work and Study Course Level C1-Going International E-learning 
*Prerequisite level B2+
Computer with internet access requiredt

 

Monday, Tuesday and Thursday

10:00 – 13:00

30

25th June to 16th July 2024

ZOOM Platform

Registration fee: €50.00*

*After the submission of the online inscription, the registration fee is due*

Internal tuition fee: €110.00

External tuition fee: €170.00

TRAINING OFFERS 2st SEMESTER 2023/2024

Registrations open until February 28, 2024

ON-SITE COURSES

*The marked prerequisites are indicative. For registration purposes, it is not necessary to present any proof that you already have the previous level. It is, however, convenient that you have knowledge of the previous level to which you enroll, in order to be able to keep up with the pace of classes.

COURSE

DAY OF THE WEEK

SCHEDULE

TOTAL OF HOURS

PERIOD

CLASS ROOM

SUBSCRIPTION

German Course level »A1 Evening
* Without prerequisites

Tuesday and Thursday

18:30 – 20:30

48

2nd April to 27th June 2024

Campus Gualtar (Braga)

German Course level »A1
* Without prerequisites

Wednesday

10:00 – 13:00

48

20th March to 17th July 2024

Campus Gualtar (Braga)

German Course level A1
* Prerequisite level »A1

Tuesday

10:00 – 13:00

48

6th March to 3rd July 2024

Campus Gualtar (Braga)

German Conversation Course level B1/B2

* Prerequisite level B1

Thursday

18:00 – 20:30

30

7th March to 13th June 2024

Campus Gualtar (Braga)

Arabic Course level »A1
* Without prerequisites

Monday

18:30 – 21:30

48

4th March to 15th July 2024

Campus Gualtar (Braga)

Spanish Course level A1+
* Without prerequisites

Tuesday

18:00 – 21:00

30

2nd April to 4th June 2024

Campus Gualtar (Braga)

Subscribe

Spanish Course level B1
* Prerequisite level A2+

Tuesday

14:00 – 17:00

30

2nd April to 4th June 2024

Campus Gualtar (Braga)

Galician Course level B1
* Without prerequisites

Monday

18:00 – 21:00

30

8th April to 17th June 2024

Campus Gualtar (Braga)

English Course level A1
* Without  prerequisites

Tuesday

18:00 – 21:00

48

5th March to 25th June 2024

Campus Gualtar (Braga)

English Course level A1+ Evening
* Prerequisite level A1

Monday

18:00 – 21:00

48

4th March to 15th July 2024

Campus Gualtar (Braga)

English Course level A2 Evening
* Prerequisite level A1+

Tuesday

18:00 – 21:00

48

5th March to 25th June 2024

Campus Gualtar (Braga)

English Course level A2+
* Prerequisite level A2

Monday

18:00 – 21:00

48

4th March to 15th July 2024

Campus Gualtar (Braga)

English Course level B2
* Prerequisite level B1+

Monday

10:00 – 13:00

48

18th March to 29th July 2024

Campus Gualtar (Braga)

English Course level B2+
* Prerequisite level B2

Wednesday

10:00 – 13:00

48

6th March to 3rd July 2024

Campus Gualtar (Braga)

English Course level C1
* Prerequisite level B2+

Thursday

10:00 – 13:00

48

21st March to 25th July 2024

Campus Gualtar (Braga)

Conversation Skills in English B2
* Prerequisite level B1+

Monday

10:00 – 13:00

30

8th April to 17th June 2024

Campus Gualtar (Braga)

Italian Course level »A2 Evening
* Prerequisite level A1

Tuesday

18:30 – 21:00

30

2nd April to 18th June 2024

Campus Gualtar (Braga)

B-LEARNING COURSES

*The marked prerequisites are indicative. For registration purposes, it is not necessary to present any proof that you already have the previous level. It is, however, convenient that you have knowledge of the previous level to which you enroll, in order to be able to keep up with the pace of classes.

COURSE

DAY OF THE WEEK

SCHEDULE

TOTAL OF HOURS

PERIOD

CLASS ROOM

SUBSCRIPTION

Italian Course level »A1 Evening
* Without prerequisites
Computer with internet access required

Wednesday

18:00 – 20:00

30

6th March to 26th July 2024

Campus Gualtar (Braga) & ZOOM Platform

Italian Course level A1 Evening
* Prerequisite level »A1
Computer with internet access required

Monday

18:30 – 21:30

30

8th April to 17th June 2024

Campus Gualtar (Braga) & ZOOM Platform

E-LEARNING COURSES

*The marked prerequisites are indicative. For registration purposes, it is not necessary to present any proof that you already have the previous level. It is, however, convenient that you have knowledge of the previous level to which you enroll, in order to be able to keep up with the pace of classes.

E@D ONLINE COURSE

DAY OF THE WEEK

SCHEDULE

TOTAL OF HOURS

PERIOD

CLASS ROOM

SUBSCRIPTION

German Course level A1 E-learning

*Prerequisite level »A1
Computer with internet access required

Wednesday

19:00 – 22:00

48

6th March to 3rd July 2024

ZOOM Platform

French Course level A1+ E-learning

*Prerequisite level A1
Computer with internet access required

Friday

09:00 – 12:00

48

15th March to 5th July 2024

ZOOM Platform

French Course level A2 E-learning

*Prerequisite level A1+
Computer with internet access required

Tuesday

18:00 – 21:00

48

5th March to 25th June 2024

ZOOM Platform

French Course level B1+ E-learning
*Prerequisite level B1
Computer with internet access required

Thursday

18:00 – 21:00

48

7th March to 11th July 2024

ZOOM Platform

English Course level B1 Evening E-learning
*Prerequisite level A2+
Computer with internet access required

Thursday

18:30 – 21:30

48

7th March to 11th July 2024

ZOOM Platform

Subscribe

English Course level B1+ E-learning
*Prerequisite level B1
Computer with internet access required

Friday

10:00 – 13:00

48

22th March to 12th July 2024

ZOOM Platform

English Course level B2 Evening E-learning
*Prerequisite level B1+
Computer with internet access required

Tuesday

18:30 – 21:30

48

5th March to 25th June 2024

ZOOM Platform

English Course level C1 Evening E-learning
*Prerequisite level B2+
Computer with internet access required

Tuesday

18:30 – 21:30

48

5th March to 25th June 2024

ZOOM Platform

English Course level C1+ Evening E-learning
*Prerequisite level C1
Computer with internet access required

Thursday

18:30 – 21:30

48

7th March to 11th July 2024

ZOOM Platform

Turkish course level »A1 E-learning
* Without prerequisites
Computer with internet access required

Tuesday and Thursday

16:00 – 17:30

30

9th April to 18th June 2024

ZOOM Platform

SEMESTER COURSES OF 48 TEACHING HOURS

Registration fee: €50.00

Internal tuition fee: €165.00

External tuition fee : €220.00

SEMESTER COURSES OF 30 TEACHING HOURS

Registration fee: €50.00

Internal tuition fee : €110.00

External tuition fee : €170.00

* Courses w/ EXEMPTION from attendance fee:
German Conversation Course, Galician Course and Turkish Course: Exempt Attendance fee, only application fee applies (50€)


CCPFC ACCREDITED TRAINING ACTION
SEPTEMBER 16 AND 17, 2022

Modality: Training Course

Training Area: Pedagogical and Didactic Practice in Teaching

Recipients: Teachers from Recruitment Groups 120, 220, 330

Duration: 12 hours

TRAINING ACTION

DAY OF THE WEEK

TIME

TOTAL AMOUNT OF HOURS

PERIOD

CLASS ROOM

SUBSCRIPTION

Communication and intercultural development in the English Language classroom – CCPFC Training Action

  1. Program
  2. Poster
  3. type of fee

Friday and Saturday

09h30-17h00

12

September 16 and 17, 2022

Campus de Gualtar 

ELACH Auditorium (Ed. No. 5)

Closed