This test is the ideal certification of German language abilities for everyone wishing to study in Germany. Each year over 27,000 people take part in the TestDaF exam, making it one of the most important language certificates in Germany for non-German university applicants. The TestDaF exam takes place six times per year. The anglo-german institute offers all exam dates. TestDaF is recognised by all colleges and universities in Germany. As a rule, a TestDaF level 4 is sufficient for admission. Information on registration, exam dates and preparation courses can be found here:
TestDaF Preparation Package
- Completed B2 language level
- Individual consultation and support
- Welcome pack and registration fee included
The “TestDaF Preparation Package” includes a two-week TestDaF preparation course as well as the associated exam which can be taken at our institute. Our senior teachers will also be available to advise you during weekly consultations on the topics of "TestDaF" and "Studying in Germany".
- 2 weeks €750
- Admission to German universities
- Written parts are paper based
- Oral exam is computer-based
- Free placement test for those interested in taking the exam
TestDaF is for everyone who already possesses excellent German language skills and wishes to have them certified. The TestDaF levels correspond to the B2 and C1 levels of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR). The exam consists of four parts: reading comprehension, listening comprehension, written expression and oral expression.The certificate is recognised by all universities and colleges as a reliable evaluation of your language level with life-long validity.
- 18 May 2022 Registration period: 21 Nov 2021–20 Apr 2022
- 20 Jul 2022 Registration period: 02 June 2022–29 Jun 2022
- 13 Oct 2022 Registration period: 18 Aug 2022–15 Sep 2022
TestDaF Preparation courses compact
- Targeted preparation using various sample tests
- Guaranteed seat in the TestDaF exam
- Preparation course TestDaF as a block seminar (2 weeks)
- Workbook ISBN: 978-3-06-020311-6
- Hybrid Course: virtual and traditional classroom learning
We want you to feel well-prepared for your exam! Our targeted preparation courses include preparation for all parts of the test: reading comprehension, listening comprehension, written expression and oral expression.
- 2 weeks €285
A one-time registration fee of €30 is due before your first course with us starts.
Answers to the most frequently asked questions regarding the TestDaF exam.
- Who can register for a TestDaF exam at the anglo-german institute?
In principle, anyone can register for a TestDaF exam. We recommend, however, that you are already at the C1 level. The exam seats at the anglo-german institute are given first to participants in the TestDaF preparation courses and other students currently studying at our school. Other registrants are placed on a waiting list. One week before the registration deadline, any remaining exam seats are distributed to those on the waiting list. All participants must have a valid photo ID or passport.
- When can I register for the TestDaF exam?
- How can I register for a TestDaF exam?
You can only register for a TestDaF exam at the anglo-german institute reception desk, not on our website. At reception, after payment of exam fees (cash or EC card), you will receive a transaction number (TAN) with which you can register online via TestDaF. Please note the registration timeframe specified by TestDaF.
- Do I have to visit a preparation course?
The preparation course not only guarantees you a seat on exam day, but also high-quality, targeted preparation for the exam. Of course you are also free to visit a preparation course without booking a seat in the exam.
- Can I retake the exam?
The exam can be retaken as often as you like.
- When do I get my results?
TestDaF publishes results release dates along with the exam dates. Results can be checked via the candidate portal on the TestDaF website about five weeks after the exam. You can pick up your certificate about six weeks after the exam at our reception. You will be notified by email when your certificate is available. Upon request, for a shipping and handling fee, we can also send you your certificate by registered post.