Start Deutsch 1 Exam

Exam dates

The Start Deutsch 1 exam can usually be taken at the Goethe-Institut in Bangkok every Monday and Wednesday at 17.00.
In addition, the exams take place 11 times a year, on a monthly basis, at 9.30 a.m. See examination dates.

In Chiang Mai and Phuket, Start Deutsch 1 exams take place several times a year. Please do not hesitate to make an enquiry concerning examination centres and dates.

Exam preparation

We regularly offer exam preparation courses to our students of A1-3+4. The course aims to make you familiar with the structure of the Start Deutsch 1 exam and offers opportunity for intensive practice.

Repeating the exam

You can repeat the examination as often as you like.


The Goethe Institut considers the Start Deutsch 1 Certificate as being valid indefinitely.
Please note: Some government bodies (e.g. German Embassy Bangkok) often only recognize the Start Deutsch 1 Certificate if it is less than 2 years old.