With its quality management procedures and many years of experience, the Goethe-Institut is a byword for the fulfilment of the high demands placed on the administration of foreign language exams.
The exercises are written by experts with teaching and examination experience and undergo final editing at our headquarters in Munich. Before being used in the actual exams, the exercises are tested under exam conditions and the results are evaluated in terms of their quality and quantity. The examiners receive initial and further training in seminars that take place at our headquarters and regionally.
Exams should be as fair as possible for everyone, irrespective of gender, ethnic origin or any disabilities.
Language exams should only take linguistic ability into account and not the candidate’s powers of concentration, intelligence or knowledge of the world.
A high degree of reliability is ensured by using two examiners to mark each exam.
We work tirelessly to improve our exams by optimising their duration, using modern technology and creating more favourable general exam conditions.