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DAAD language tests for German applicants

The language test for the acquisition of the DAAD Language Certificate for German applicants (required for exchange programs, travel and other scholarships, internships, etc.) is carried out at the Fachsprachenzentrum by the responsible coordinators.

Depending on the number of participants, the language test lasts about 1-2 hours and takes place at the Fachsprachenzentrum.

Certain Examinations Exempt from the DAAD Language Test: List of Exempt Exams


The exam will be held on the following dates during summer semester 2019:

  • August 9 2019
  • September 25 2019 (note: Wednesday, 12 p.m.)

The exam will be held on the following dates during winter semester 2019/2020:

  • October 18 2019
  • November 8 2019
  • December 11 2019 (note: Wednesday, 6 p.m)
  • January 24 2020

Time: 10 a.m.
Location: C01-289

Note: If you sign up for the test but can not attend, please let us know at least 24 hours in advance. If you miss this deadline, you may not sign up for a new test for three months.

Interested parties in all funding or exchange programs who need this proof can register via the DAAD language test registration form or alternatively by e-mail and register for one of the above mentioned dates. If you have further questions or need advice, please contact Georgina Willms from the Fachsprachenzentrum.

Test outline:

  • Welcoming the participants, explaining the test and completing the forms
  • Reading (about 45 minutes)
  • Writing (about 45 minutes)
  • Speaking (about 10 minutes per participant)

Test Preparation:

You can prepare for the reading part by reading advanced texts on the Internet (for example, Times of London, etc.). You can train your listening skills with audio material on social and scientific topics such asVoice of America or BBC Radio 4. If you have already written academic texts in English, you are welcome to bring a text sample. Contact person for the coordination and execution of the tests:

Georgina Willms
FSZ, UHG room C01-280
Tel .: +49 521 106-67359




Other Languages

Für einen DAAD-Test für die Sprachen Französisch, Spanisch, Italienisch und Polnisch wenden Sie sich bitte an die folgenden Personen und vereinbaren einen Test-Termin:

+  Französisch

Sylvie Richard,
Fachsprachenzentrum, UHG Raum C01-274
Tel. (0521) 106-4897

+  Spanisch

Catalina Calero,
Fachsprachenzentrum, UHG Raum C01-270
Tel. (0521) 106-67255

+  Italienisch

Susanne Hecht,
Fachsprachenzentrum, UHG Raum C01-261
Tel. (0521) 106-4846

+  Polnisch

Agata Kotowska,
Fachsprachenzentrum, UHG Raum C01-268
Tel. (0521) 106-67359