Dates and Enrolment

Goethe-Institut German exams registration Photo: Goethe-Institut/Bettina Siegwart

Exam Dates

The Goethe-Institut Melbourne offers German examinations on various dates and at different locations. Find here all the dates and enrolment information.

Please note: To take the exams for the Goethe-Zertifikate you have to enrol at least 2 weeks before the exam date. In the event of any cancellation, notification must be made to the Goethe-Institut at least 5 business days prior to the exam date to receive a refund. (A $25 administration fee applies.)

  Dates Duration Price Intern* Price Extern*
  Goethe-Zertifikat A1: Fit in Deutsch 1 (Young learners)
  on demand 60 min. (written), 15 min. (oral) A$ 45-60 A$ 45-60
  Goethe-Zertifikat A1: Start Deutsch 1 (Adults)
  23.10.2017 65 min. (written), 15 min. (oral) A$ 80 A$ 110
  Goethe-Zertifikat A2: Fit in Deutsch (Young learners)
  on demand 90 min. (written), 15 min. (oral) A$ 45-60 A$ 45-60
  Goethe-Zertifikat A2 (Erwachsene)
  24.10.2017 70 min. (written), 15 min. (oral) A$ 90 A$ 120
  Goethe-Zertifikat B1
  25.10.2017 165 min. (written), 15 min. (oral) A$ 110 A$ 140
  Goethe-Zertifikat B2
  26.10.2017 190 min. (written), 15 min. (oral) A$ 180 A$ 210
  Goethe-Zertifikat C1
  26.10.2017 190 min. (written), 15 min. (oral) A$ 190 A$ 220
  Goethe-Zertifikat C2
Großes Deutsches Sprachdiplom
  on demand 195 min. (written), 15 min. (oral) A$ 210 A$ 280
Deutsch als Fremdsprache

  Reading:  60 min.
Listening: 40 min.
Writing: 60 min.
Speaking: 30 min.
145 €
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* Intern = You have taken a German course at the Goethe-Institut in the last 12 months.
* Extern = You just want to take the exam.

Further information

Test your German

Test how „gut“ your German is: Are you just starting out, pretty good or really great? This test gives you a first orientation. 

Overview of levels

Our German courses are based on the levels defined in the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages.