TestDaF

Two young language students sitting at their laptops. Photo: Goethe-Institut/Sonja Tobias

Ideal if you'd like to ...

  • study, conduct research or work in Germany,
  • take a language exam that is recognized by all universities and institutions of higher education in Germany,
  • provide evidence of your knowledge of German to research institutes and employers.

 - Only examinees who have been invited to take the examination may enter the Goethe-Institut.
 - Anyone with a body temperature of 37° Celsius or higher will not be allowed to take the exam.
 

Current information: Corona

The TestDaF is an advanced-level language exam. It covers levels B2 to C1 on the six-level scale of competence laid down in the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR).
 
The certificate issued upon successful completion of all four sections of the TestDaF exam at TestDaF level 4 will act as evidence of the language skills needed to gain admission to almost any subject and degree course at universities and institutions of higher education in Germany. The TestDaF language exam also provides internationally recognized evidence that your knowledge of German is sufficient to complete scientific projects and enter academic professions.
 
No specialist knowledge is required to take the exam.

Global presence

The TestDaF exam can only be taken at licenced test centres. Currently there are around 450 test centres that offer the exam. You can search for test centres in Germany and around the world below:

TestDaF Test Centres

Examination dates

You can only register and pay for the TestDaF exam online. Information about the exam and online registration days can be found on the following website of the TestDaf - Institute
www.testdaf.de
The TestDaF exam, for which you have registered online and selected Goethe-Institute as your test centre, will take place at the Goethe-Institute Georgia.

Date Registration Price
20.04.2021*
18.05.2021*
08.06.2021*
15.07.2021*
 
More informations about dates and registration deadlines:
www.testdaf.de
*It should be noted that the exam may be canceled due to the tightening of regulations in the country.
145 Euro

Preparation

Practise materials

Practise materials and recommended reading are available here.

Further information

The requirements, contents of the exam and further information on the TestDaF exam are available here: