German exams Chicago Photo: Goethe-Institut/Bettina Siegwart Our German exams Do you require evidence of your German language skills that is recognised all over the world? If so, then you’ve come to the right place! We offer German exams for all levels of ability, ranging from A1 to C2. Goethe-Zertifikat A1 Young people (Fit in Deutsch 1) Adults (Start Deutsch 1) Goethe-Zertifikat A2 Young people (Fit in Deutsch) Adults Goethe-Zertifikat B1 Young people Adults Goethe-Zertifikat B2 Young people Adults Goethe-Zertifikat C1 Adults Goethe-Zertifikat C2 Adults TestDaF For students Goethe-Test PRO For professionals Distance University Exams Students who take distance learning courses at German universities are able to take their exams at the Goethe-Institut Chicago. Please contact us for further details and to schedule an appointment. Further information 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. Quality standards We have more than 230,000 satisfied customers a year thanks to the Goethe-Institut’s certificates being recognized 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? Please note: this is not the official placement test. Frequently asked questions We will inform you here about frequently asked questions on the examinations of the Goethe-Institut.