Examinations and Schedule

DIE NEUE SCHULE offers a variety of examinations in German as a Foreign Language. Preparation for these exams takes place in our Intensive Courses and in our special Preparation Courses.

The following examinations are carried out within the framework of our Intensive Courses:

 

Europa-Zertifikat B1

A B1 Certificate can be used as proof of German language competence at an interview for a traineeship or may be required when applying for German citizenship. At some universities, a B1 Certification is a requirement for admission to preparatory courses.

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Preparation for the examination is provided in our German A, B and C Intensive courses.

Schedule for the B1 Examination

  • 01.09.
  • 29.09.
  • 27.10.
  • 24.11.

Europa-Zertifikat B2

The B2 exam is required at different universities to admit students to university studies or to attend preparatory courses (Studienkolleg) or to be admitted to other university entrance language exams.

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Preparation for the examination is provided in our German A, B and C Intensive courses.

Schedule for the B2 Examination

  • 17.08.
  • 14.09.
  • 05.10.
  • 09.11.
  • 07.12.

Europa-Zertifikat C1

The C1 exam is widely required for admission to university studies and to the DSH Exam (university entrance language examination).

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These exams prove that you have a sound knowledge of the German language. Passing the C1 Exam is a prerequisite to participating in our telc Deutsch C1 Hochschule preparation course.

Preparation for the examination is provided in our German A, B and C Intensive courses.

Schedule for the C1 Examination

  • 24.08. + 25.08.
  • 21.09. + 22.09.
  • 26.10. + 27.10.
  • 23.11. + 24.11.
  • 14.12. + 15.12.

Europa-Zertifikat C2

The Advanced Exam (C2) provides formal proof of excellent German. The exam is recognized worldwide and is often considered second to none in terms of testing language capabilities. For many fields of study, the C2 Certificate is required for admission to the study programme.

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The examination date can be scheduled individually by contacting our office staff. The examination fee is 175 Euros.


University Entrance Examinations

For foreign students, there is a special entrance examination for admission to university study programmes. Among them are the TestDaF and the telc Deutsch C1 Hochschule.

DIE NEUE SCHULE offers preparation courses for both of these exams. The telc Deutsch C1 Hochschule exam can be taken directly at our school. The TestDaF exam is offered at various test centres.

telc Deutsch C1 Hochschule

Since 2016 the telc Deutsch C1 Hochschule examination has been a recognized language examination for admission to all German universities. The examination tests higher-education based knowledge of the German language and is meant for those who wish to study at a German university or who strive for an academic career.

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DIE NEUE SCHULE offers a preparation course that will acquaint you with the specifications of the exam. The language requirement for participation in the preparation course is having successfully passed the C1 Examination.

Detailed information about the course and the examination can be found under telc Deutsch C1 Hochschule.


TestDaF

All German universities recognize the successful passing of the TestDaF Examination in levels 4 or 5 as the language requirement for admissions to the study programme. If you want the TestDaF results TDN 4, then we recommend level C1 as a language prerequisite.

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DIE NEUE SCHULE offers TestDaF Preparation Courses on a regular basis. The TestDaF Examination itself is taken at one of the many TestDaF Centres. A schedule for examination dates can be found on the TestDaF-Institut website.


 

At the end of the language course, each student receives a certificate and a recommendation for a recognised final examination.