Learning German: Examinations

Do you need certification or a diploma for work, study or a visa? Would you like to know the level of your knowledge of German?
There are numerous internationally recognized proficiency exams available through our institute.

The overview of Goethe-Institut examination and course levels can tell you which exam is designed for which level.

Detailed information on Goethe-Institut examinations and sample tests can be found on our central site:
Detailed examination descriptions

You can see more information about the upcoming exams in Hanoi in the exams schedule. More...

Attention: For registration, please bring along your passport or your ID-card and another identification document (e.g. student card, driver license).
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    Examinations offered by the Goethe-Institut

    Detailed examination descriptions

    Accessible exam training materials

    Online practice exam for those interested in a German exam for beginners to advanced (A1 – C2) – fully accessible and therefore especially suited for people with disabilities