Dates and enrolment
German Language Exams in Osaka
Do you need a certificate for work, study or visa? Would you like to know how good your knowledge of German is? You can take a number of internationally recognised examinations at our Institut.
Our Exam Dates
In Osaka exams are held twice a year.
|Course participants Prices||External
|Goethe-Zertifikat C1||Sat.,Feb. 8th.2020
|Fri.,Mar. 20th.2020||Tue.,Jan.07.2019-Fri.,Feb.07.2020||17,000 Yen
Modul: 6.000 Yen
Modul: 8.000 Yen
|Goethe-Zertifikat B1||Sun.,Mar. 22nd.2020||Tue.,Jan.07.2019-Fri.,Feb.07.2020||14,000 Yen
Modul: 5,000 Yen
Modul: 6,000 Yen
Start Deutsch 1
|Sun.,Dec.01.2019-Mon.,Jan.06.2020||9,000 Yen||12,000 Yen|
Information on the A2 B1 and B2 Certificates and preparatory courses
Preparatory courses for levels A2, B1 and B2 will be offered shortly before the language exams in January or Feburary - March 2020. It is possible to register for both the language exam and the preparatory course.
If you register and pay for the preparatory course and the language test at the same time, the registration fees for our students apply.
Exam Preparation Courses
Registration / Additional Information
Find the registration periods in the table above.
- After submitting the online registration form, you will receive a registration confirmation and the invoice immediately.
- Please transfer the examination fee within the payment period.
- If the payment is not made on time, your registration will be canceled.
Registration in person at the Institute
- Exam fee (cash or credit card (VISA or Master)
- If you attended a class at another Goethe-Institute within the last 6 months, please submit a copy of your confirmation of participation
Please note that the exam fee cannot be refunded in the event of cancellation by the participant.
Also it is not possible to change the exam after payment is completed or to change the number or type of modules in a modular exam.
Those who have attended a course at a Goethe-Institut (worldwide/Japan) within the last six months (counted back from the examination day) pay the price for course participants.
While your exam is in progress, the usage of mobile phones, smartphones, tablets, wearable devices such as the Apple Watch, (electronic) dictionaries, IC recorders et al is strictly prohibited.
Any such electronic devices must be switched off before the start of the exam and handed over to the test supervisor. Upon request, electronic devices can be returned for the duration of the lunch break.
However, they must be handed in again, when the examination continues after the break.
The Goethe-Institut is not liable for any damages to the devices or any data loss occurring on the examination day.
*Option for partial repetition of A2 and C1 exams:
In addition to the option of repeating the examination as a whole, a one-off partial repetition is possible as of 2017 if only one part was passed in the last examination. This means that only the failed part - either the oral examination or the entire written examination - is repeated. The partial repetition is only possible at the same examination location.
Partial repetitions are possible within one year of taking the entire examination.
Passing grade of the two sections:
Of the maximum 75 points attainable in the written examination, at least 60% (= 45 points) must be achieved.
Of the maximum 25 points attainable in the oral examination, at least 60% (= 15 points) must be achieved.
Otherwise, the entire examination will be considered "failed".
Please note that the exam fee cannot be refunded in the event of cancellation.