TestDaF is an examination prepared at a central location and implemented around the world. It is intended primarily for students who wish to study in Germany and require certification of advanced German skills. The TestDaF-Institut in Hagen is responsible for preparing and implementing the TestDaF examination. The Goethe-Institut Chicago is proud to be an officially licensed TestDaF testing center, one of only four in the United States.
Registration: Students interested in taking the TestDaF exam must register directly online with the TestDaF-Institut. Payment must also be made online by credit card. Details are at:
Exam dates: The Goethe-Institut Chicago will offer the TestDaF exam on the following dates:
November 13, 2014
February 10, 2015
April 22, 2015
June 9, 2015
September 10, 2015
November 19, 2015
If you have signed up for the exam, please arrive at the Goethe-Institut Chicago by no later than 9:45 am (ID check). The TestDaF exam begins promptly at 10 am!