Goethe-Zertifikat A2

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Ideal if you'd like to ...

  • demonstrate that you have a basic knowledge of German
  • prove that you have successfully reached level A2
  • be issued with an official and internationally recognized certificate

The Goethe-Zertifikat A2 is a German exam for adults. It requires elementary language skills and corresponds to the second level (A2) on the six-level scale of competence laid down in the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR).

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You can sit the exam in Germany, at one of the Goethe-Instituts located around the world or with one of our exam partners situated in your area. Select the country in which you would like to take the exam to find out about the options available to you there. Please contact the exam centre of your choice directly to enquire about available dates and prices.

Preparation

Practice materials

Accessible and interactive sample papers and practice exercises to help you prepare online are available here.

Further information

Requirements, exam contents and further information on the Goethe-Zertifikat A2 exam are available here: