This test is the ideal certification of German language abilities for everyone wishing to study in Germany. Each year over 27,000 people take a TestDaF exam, making it one of the most important language certificates in Germany for non-German university applicants. The test takes place on a computer.
TestDaF is recognised by all colleges and universities in Germany. As a rule, a TestDaF level 4 is sufficient for admission.
TestDaF Exam digital
- Recognized by all German universities
- Computer-based written and speaking examinations
- Direct registration via the TestDaF website
As of 2022 you can now take the official TestDaF exam entirely on a computer. This version of the exam is recognized by all universities and colleges in Germany. With the digital TestDaF exam, you receive separate assessments for each of the test components i.e. reading, listening, writing and speaking.
For the digital exam version, please register directly via the TestDaF website: www.testdaf.de.
The digital exam takes place on site (at the anglo-german institute).
- 26 Oct 2023 Registration period: 20.09.2023 - 13.10.2023
- 21 Nov 2023 Registration period: 16.10.2023 - 13.11.2023
- 06 Feb 2024 Registration period: 01.11.2023 - 25.01.2024
- 18 Apr 2024 Registration period: 02.01.2024 - 09.04.2024
- 06 Jun 2024 Registration period: 02.01.2024 - 27.05.2024
- 06 Aug 2024 Registration period: 02.01.2024 - 25.07.2024
- 17 Sep 2024 Registration period: 02.01.2024 - 05.09.2024
- 12 Nov 2024 Registration period: 02.01.2024 - 30.10.2024
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. However, we recommend that you already have a C1 language level. All participants require a valid identity card or passport.
- When can I register for the TestDaF exam?
- How can I register for a TestDaF exam?
To apply for the digital exam version, please register directly on the TestDaF website www.testdaf.de.
Please be aware of the TestDaF registration window of your chosen exam.
- Can I retake the exam?
The exam can be retaken as often as you like.
- When do I get my results?
Results and certificates are available approximately four weeks after your exam date.