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BULATS Deutsch-Test für den Beruf

The BULATS Deutsch-Test für den Beruf exam tests candidates for the language skills required in the workplace.

Online reading, listening, vocabulary and grammar test

You will be asked to answer questions about texts that you may encounter in a business environment and fill in the blanks in texts such as emails, advertisements, notes, charts and articles. The texts will vary in length and complexity depending on your ability. You will be required to answer questions on discussions and telephone conversations, such as job interviews, conversations with clients and excerpts from radio programmes on current topics affecting the business world.
The exercises are all completed on a computer. Your answers are saved.

Duration: 60–90 minutes


The Goethe-Institut exams are available to all interested parties and can be taken regardless of age and nationality.
  • A minimum age of 18 years is recommended in order to take the BULATS Deutsch-Test für den Beruf exam.
  • Since the purpose of BULATS is to determine your level of language proficiency, you do not need to fulfil any specific requirements in order to take the BULATS exam.
  • Although BULATS tests business communication skills, it does not require any specialist knowledge. Professional experience is not a prerequisite to take the exam.