Goethe-Zertifikat B2

Goethe-Zertifikat B2 © Getty Images

Ideal if you’d like to ...

  • prepare to study at a university or institution of higher education in Germany
  • provide evidence of your advanced German skills for a job application
  • prepare to work in the medical field in Germany
  • provide evidence that you have successfully passed Level B2
  • hold an official, internationally recognised certificate

The Goethe-Zertifikat B2 is a German exam for young people and adults. It certifies that candidates have acquired advanced language skills and corresponds to the fourth level (B2) of the six-level scale of competence laid down in the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR).

Passing the exam demonstrates that you can ...

  • understand the main contents of complex texts on concrete and abstract topics, as well as technical discussions in your own area of specialization,
  • communicate so spontaneously and fluently that a normal conversation with native speakers is readily possible without a great deal of effort on either side,
  • express your opinion on current issues in a clear and detailed manner, explain your position on a current issue and state the benefits and drawbacks of various options.

Examination dates

Date and place Enrolment
20/11/2019
Muscat
until 13/11/2019
11/12/2019
Muscat
until 04/12/2019
19/12/2019
Dubai
until 12/12/2019
08/01/2020
Muscat
until 01/01/2020
26-28/01/2020
Kuwait
until 19/01/2020
30/01/2020
Muscat
until 23.01.2020
12/02/2020
Muscat
until 05/02/2020
13/02/2020
Abu Dhabi
until 06/02/2020
16/04/2020
Abu Dhabi
until 09/04/2020
19-21/04/2020
Kuwait
until 12/04/2020
21/05/2020 (Ramadan Special)
Abu Dhabi
until 14/05/2020
09/07/2020
Abu Dhabi
until 02/07/2020
23-25/08/2020
Kuwait
until 16/08/2020
10/09/2020
Abu Dhabi
until 03/09/2020
15-17/11/2020
Kuwait
until 08/11/2020
19/11/2020
Abu Dhabi
until 12/11/2020


Examination fee
United Arab Emirates: Internal AED 1,250 / External AED 1,500
*For each separate module: Internal AED 350 / External AED 450
Oman: Internal OMR 80 / External OMR 100

Advice and Enrolment

Preparation

Practice materials

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

Further information

The requirements, contents of the exam and further information on the Goethe-Zertifikat B2 exam are available here: