• DAAD Language Tests

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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 2-3 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 the Summer Semester 2020:

  • July 10, 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 (45 minutes)
  • Writing (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 as VOA News 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


Georgina Willms

Koordinatorin und Dozentin für Englisch

+49 521 106-67325
UHG C01-280

Other Languages

For a DAAD test for the languages of French, Spanish, Italian and Polish, please contact the following persons and arrange a test appointment:


Sylvie Richard

Koordinatorin für Französisch


Catalina Calero Ramírez

Koordinatorin für Finnisch, Portugiesisch, Spanisch und Türkisch


Dr. Susanne Hecht

Leiterin des Fachsprachenzentrums

+49 521 106-4846
Telephone secretary
+49 521 106-2613
UHG C01-261

Agata Kotowska

Koordination Polnisch, Russisch

+49 521 106-67359
Telephone secretary
+49 521 106-2613
UHG C01-268