Examinations

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    Goethe-Instituts and Examination Centers in the USA

    Examination Centers in Alabama  
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    Tuscaloosa
    Navigationssymbol University of Alabama
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    Examination Centers in Arizona
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    Tucson
    Navigationssymbol University of Arizona
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    Examination Centers in Arkansas
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    Fayetteville
    Navigationssymbol University of Arkansas
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    Goethe-Institut and Examination Centers in California
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    Claremont
    Navigationssymbol Scripps College - Pomona College
    EC
    Los Angeles
    Navigationssymbol Loyola Marymount University
    EC
    Los Angeles
    Navigationssymbol University of Southern California
    EC
    Rohnert Park
    Navigationssymbol Sonoma State University
    EC
    San Francisco
    Navigationssymbol Goethe-Institut
    GIA
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    Examination Centers in Colorado
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    Boulder
    Navigationssymbol University of Colorado
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    Goethe-Institut in District of Columbia
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    Washington
    Navigationssymbol Goethe-Institut
    GIA
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    Examination Centers in Georgia
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    Atlanta
    Navigationssymbol Goethe-Zentrum Atlanta
    EC
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    Goethe-Institut and Examination Centers in Illinois
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    Chicago
    Navigationssymbol Goethe-Institut
    GIA
    Evanston
    Navigationssymbol Northwestern University
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    Examination Centers in Indiana
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    Bloomington
    Navigationssymbol Indiana University
    PP
    West Lafayette
    Navigationssymbol Purdue University
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    Examination Centers in Kansas
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    Lawrence
    NavigationssymbolKansas University
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    Olathe
    NavigationssymbolSouth Highschool
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    Examination Centers in Maine
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    Waterville
    Navigationssymbol Colby College
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    Goethe-Institut and Examination Centers in Massachusetts
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    Boston
    Navigationssymbol Goethe-Institut
    GIA
    Northampton
    Navigationssymbol Smith College
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    Goethe-Institut and Examination Centers in Michigan

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    Kalamazoo
    NavigationssymbolKalamazoo College
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    Examination Centers in Minnesota

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    St. Paul
    Navigationssymbol Germanic-American Institute
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    Examination Centers in Nebraska

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    Omaha
    NavigationssymbolCreighton University
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    Omaha
    NavigationssymbolUniversity of Nebraska at Omaha
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    Examination Center in New Mexico

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    Albuquerque
    Navigationssymbol University of New Mexico
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    Goethe-Institut and Examination Centers in New York
     
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    Ithaca
    Navigationssymbol Cornell University
    EC
    New York
    Navigationssymbol Goethe-Institut
    GIA
    New York
    Navigationssymbol Deutsches Haus at NYU
    EC
    New York
    Navigationssymbol Hunter College
    EC
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    Examination Centers in North Carolina
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    Davidson
    Navigationssymbol Davidson College
    EC
    Durham
    Navigationssymbol Duke University
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    Winston-Salem
    Navigationssymbol Wake Forest University
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    Examination Centers in Oregon
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    Eugene
    Navigationssymbol University of Oregon
    EC
    Monmouth
    Navigationssymbol Western Oregon University
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    Portland
    Navigationssymbol Portland State University
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    Examination Centers in Pennsylvania
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    Lancaster
    Navigationssymbol Franklin & Marshall College
    EC
    Philadelphia
    Navigationssymbol University of Pennsylvania
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    Examination Centers in Puerto Rico
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    San Juan
    Navigationssymbol Alliance Francaise
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    Examination Centers in Rhode Island
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    Kingston
    Navigationssymbol University of Rhode Island
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    Examination Centers in South Carolina
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    Charleston
    Navigationssymbol College of Charleston
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    Examination Centers in Tennessee
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    Knoxville
    Navigationssymbol University of Tennessee
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    Examination Centers in Texas
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    Arlington
    Navigationssymbol University of Texas at Arlington
    EC
    Fort Worth
    Navigationssymbol Texas Christian University
    EC
    Houston
    NavigationssymbolGerman Language Center
    EC
    San Antonio
    Navigationssymbol University of Texas at San Antonio
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    Examination Centers in Vermont
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    Middlebury
    Navigationssymbol German School Middlebury College
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    Examination Centers in Washington
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    Seattle
    Navigationssymbol University of Washington
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    Examination Centers in Wisconsin
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    Eau Claire
    Navigationssymbol University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire
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    Explanation
    GIA   Goethe-Institut abroad
    EC Examination Center of the Goethe-Institut (Working in partnership with the Goethe-Institut and accredited to conduct the Goethe-Institut's own examinations. Most also offer language courses preparing candidates for the exam. The examination procedure is under the direct control of the Goethe-Institut in the same country.)