German Exams

Registration for the exams in September and October


Exam overview

Applications for exams at levels A1 and A2:

Due to the Covid-19 situation there are only a limited number of spaces available for each exam. Registrations from applicants of the cancelled May and June dates and students from the courses which just finished will be given priority. After 10 August we will consider applications from other applicants.
Please complete and return the enrolment form.

Registration form for exams

Applications for exams at level B1 to C2: please register online.


Goethe-Zertifikat B1

Goethe-Zertifikat B2

Goethe-Zertifikat C1

Goethe-Zertifikat C2

Goethe-Test PRO

Further information

Accessible practice exercises

We provide practice materials and sample exams for all our German exams. These are fully accessible and therefore suitable for people with disabilities.

Quality standards

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Frequently asked questions

We will inform you here about frequently asked questions on the examinations of the Goethe-Institut.


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. 

Practice German free of charge Photo: Sonia Tobias/Goethe-Institut

Practise German free of charge

You can benefit from our diverse online opportunities covering language levels A1–C2.

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Find learning material and a place to study at our library in Glasgow