Advice and Information

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Advice and information

our examinations

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

The overview of Goethe-Institut examinations describes all exam levels.

Young learners take exams designed for their age (Fit A1, Fit A2, B1J and B2J).  If you have questions, or would like to register for an exam for young learners, please contact our Language Department Office.


If you think that your language skills meet the requirements, you are welcome to register for one of our exams.  You do not have to be a Goethe-Institut student.  However, we recommend that you participate in one of our courses to help in your preparation.
If you have any questions, please contact our Language Department Office.

Exam times

A1 / A2 / B1 / B2 / C1 / C2

Check-in: 9:30 am
Start: 10:00 am

Important documents

Please bring a valid photo ID or passport on the day of the exam.

If you are under 18, a parent or guardian must be present when you check-in on the exam day.

Further Offerings

Overview of levels A1–C2

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

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.