German exams

German exams Photo: Goethe-Institut/Bettina Siegwart

German exams

All information about the exams we offer in Boston, Chicago, New York, San Francisco and Washington

Cooperation Partners

The German exam can be taken at one of our exam partners situated in your area.

Further Information

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.

Spouse immigration

The Goethe-Zertifikat A1 and all other higher level certificates (A2 to C2) provide suitable evidence of the language skills required for permission to be granted to join your husband or wife in Germany.

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. 

Barrier-free 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.