Advice and information

Dates and enrollment Photo: Goethe-Institut/Bettina Siegwart

Exam Dates

Do you need certification or a diploma for work, study, or a visa? Would you like to know the level of your knowledge of German?
There are numerous internationally recognized proficiency exams available through our institute.

Enrollment

If you think that you meet the language requirements, then you can enroll for an exam at any time. We recommend that you participate in one of our courses, however. During these courses, you will be taught language and examination-specific skills that will make it as easy as possible for you to pass the exam.
 

Our Examinations

Do you need certification or a diploma for work, study or a visa? Would you like to know the level of your knowledge of German? There are numerous internationally recognised proficiency exams available through our institute.
 
The overview of Goethe-Institut examination and course levels can tell you which exam is designed for which level.
 
If you have any further questions, please do not hesitate to contact the Language Office at germancourses-boston@goethe.de
 
Exam Times and Important Documents
Start: 9:30am
Check-in: 9.00am         
 
Please bring a valid photo-ID or passport on the day of the exam. If you are under 18, a parent or guardian has to be present for the check-in on the day of the exam.

Further Offerings

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. 

Overview of levels A1–C2

Our German courses are based on the levels defined in the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages.