As of January 2022, a semester abroad in attendance at the National University in San Diego will no longer be possible. More information can be found here.

Learn English at National University

A good command of English is essential in today’s working world. Unfortunately, English learned in school hardly suffices when it comes to more in-depth conversations, negotiations or meetings in English. Why not improve your English skills profoundly where it is actually spoken as first language? Learn English in the US in fantastic California and take a meaningful step towards your dream career.

Learn English in the US – English Language Programs at National University

National University offers a variety of English language programs to meet the different needs and goals of students at different levels of English competency. Experienced and caring instructors teach in engaging and interactive course settings that are fun and will improve your command of the language. Each English Language Program offered at National University teaches you methods of applying your newly acquired skills and provides you with an exploration of contemporary American culture.

University Preparation Program

The University Preparation Program prepares you for everyday life at an American university. Upon your arrival, you will be assigned to one of the eight language levels according to your previous knowledge. Each of the eight modules lasts four weeks with 24 course hours per week. The first six courses will lead you to a basic understanding of English and the last two courses will prepare you for academic work at the university level. You’ll learn how to write term papers, receive tips on how to research efficiently, and get to know various citation styles according to the U.S. guidelines.

English language workshops

The following workshops are available to students who wish to improve their English while studying for their degree:

  • English for Academic Purposes (EAP)

  • English for Specific Purposes (ESP)

  • English Communication Series (ECS)

  • Basic Personal and Workplace Communication

  • Interpersonal Communication

  • Functional Communication

  • Cross-cultural Communication

  • Communication through Teamwork

  • Communicative Confidence

  • Collaborative Problem-Solving

  • Using Data to Communicate

  • Graphic Organizers to Communicate Ideas

  • Communication through Fiction

  • Communication through Non-Fiction

  • Communication through Storytelling

In these English language courses, you will improve your English while studying the history and culture of the United States.


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English Communication & Culture (ECC) – English Camp

The English Camp is the perfect solution for groups who would like to learn English together. National University will put together an individual English language course that meets the needs of your group. A varied timetable will make sure that you will not only polish up your theoretical knowledge of English, but will also give you enough time to get to know the country and people on organized trips throughout California. City tours in San Diego, visits to well-known theme parks such as SeaWorld, and exploring museums and parks will make your English camp a memorable one.

This English language course is the perfect way for you to get to know American culture better while also improving your English. Get to know the American way of life and discover what Southern California has to offer.

Request further information on the various English programs at National University in the USA today – without any obligations and completely free of charge:

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Semester Abroad

Which country is the right one for me? For many students, the US is one of the top destinations for studying abroad. And, of course, there are many good reasons for this!

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Bachelor Degree

National University's curriculum offers more than 70 different bachelor programs and specializations, covering a wide range of subjects.

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Online Education

More than 90 programs at the undergraduate and graduate level at National University degree programs can be completed online.

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MBA Program

National University's MBA program connects the conceptual understanding and application of qualitative and quantitative decision-making as well as creative problem-solving strategies across different industries.


Master Degree

Finding the right Master for your career is not always easy. Admission requirements and a consecutive Master's choice often make it difficult to change university or combine two different disciplines.

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Double Degree

The Double Degree Program at National University is exactly the right thing for all Master’s students who want to obtain an American degree in addition to a European university degree.


Language Programs

The academic preparation program will prepare you for your studies at National University. Discover California and improve your English at the same time. You will never forget this adventure!

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