Goethe-Zertifikat A2

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Ideal if you'd like to ...

  • demonstrate that you have a basic knowledge of German,
  • prove that you have successfully reached level A2,
  • be issued an official and internationally recognized certificate.

The Goethe-Zertifikat A2 is a German exam for adults. It requires elementary language skills and corresponds to the second level (A2) on the six-level scale of competence laid down in the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR).

Passing the exam demonstrates that you can ...

  • understand and use sentences and common expressions in everyday situations,
  • make yourself understood in simple, routine situations demanding an exchange of information on familiar and common topics,
  • describe your background and education, immediate surroundings and other matters associated with your immediate needs in a simple way.

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* If you have already taken part in a German course at the Goethe-Institut within the past six months (based on the examination date), you will receive a discounted price. The price will be amended automatically during the ordering process.

Preparation

Practice materials

Accessible and interactive sample exams and practice exercises to help you prepare online are available here.

Further information

Requirements, exam contents and further information on the Goethe-Zertifikat A2 exam are available here: