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International Language Certificates

Studentin am Schreiben
Studentin am Schreiben
Quelle:
Dennis Welge
Studierende im Unterricht
Studierende im Unterricht
Quelle:
Dennis Welge

German as a Foreign Language: TestDaF

Next testing date: Thursday, 18 July 2019

Next preparation course dates:
Friday, 28 June 2019, 2.15 pm - 7.15 pm, Building C, C020
Saturday, 29 June 2019, 9.00 am - 5.00 pm, Building H, H142
Friday, 12 July 2019, 2.15 pm - 7.15 pm, Building C, C020

Please register for the preparation course at LSF: 5748 TestDaF Preparation

Even if you are not a regular student at RWU, you may participate in the TestDaF preparation course as an external auditor. To register as such, please contact Dolores Müller.

TestDaF will check whether a candidate's level of German is sufficient for pursuing higher education in Germany. Reading, listening, writing and speaking will be tested. More precisely, the examinee will be asked to read and write about scientific topics and prove that he/she is capable of communicating in every-day life at a university (listening and speaking). Hence intermediate or advanced knowledge of the German language (B2/C1 level according to CEFR) is recommended.

The test takes 3 hours and 10 minutes. It is either completed with pen and paper or on a computer. The TestDaF-certificate is valid for an unlimited period of time and it's accepted by all universities and universities of applied sciences in Germany. Thereby, each universitiy decides on its own which level is required for approval.

You will find further information on the TestDaF website.

Student am Schreiben
Student am Schreiben
Quelle:
Dennis Welge

TOEFL ITP

Next date: spring 2019

Fee for RWU students: 89€

In the Test Of English as a Foreign Language - Institutional Testing Program (for short: TOEFL ITP), 140 mulitple choice questions test the candidate's listening and reading comprehension as well as grammatical knowledge of the English language on CEFR-levels A2 - C1. Written and oral production is not tested. 

In Germany, as well as internationally, the test is widely known and accepted. It is especially suitable for proving one's English proficiency within applications to university or stays abroad.

You will find further information on the TOEFL ITP website.

Studentin liest Stellenausschreibung im Foyer.

TOEIC Listening & Reading

As of spring 2019 with an accompanying preparation course.

Fee for RWU students: 125€

In the Test Of English for International Communication (for short:TOEIC) Listening & Reading, 200 multiple choice questions test the candidate's listening and reading comprehension on CEFR-levels A1 - C1. Written and oral production is not tested.

The TOEIC is especially suitable for work-related causes. The test gives a young professional the considerable edge over competitors on job vacancies.

You will find further information on the TOEIC website.

Certificates in other langages

If you would like to obtail an internationally accepted language certificate in French, Spanish or Italian, please have a look at the following tests. Caution: the linked websites are in German.

French: DELF, DALF

Spanish: DELE

Italian: DELI, DILC, DALI, CELI, CILS