All classes are credit bearing. The courses are officially held within the English Department at the University of Freiburg. Credit is available, although not compulsory, for all partipants.
BFWS uses the European Credit Transfer System (ECTS), which is recognized by universities throughout the world.
The credit scheme is based on a combination of contact teaching hours, independent study and formal written assessment. More information available upon request.
Every student attending the Black Forest Writing Seminars receives a Certificate of Attendance if they complete the program to the satisfaction of the Instructors and Directors.