German exams

Goethe Certificates: An Overview

The Goethe-Institut offers German language certificates in a wide variety of levels and types.
This overview shows you all the certificates we can offer you. Please feel free to contact us in case of any questions.

Goethe-Zertifikat C2

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

More than 230,000 satisfied customers a year thanks to the Goethe-Institut’s certificates being accepted around the world as valid evidence of an individual’s language skills.

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. 

Frequently asked questions

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