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Approval of external language certificates

Please note:

  • Except for the mentioned tests and certificates below, we do not accept any other language certificate.
  • Please use the application form provided by the responsible examination board to apply for approval.
  • The original of the language certificate must be presented to the responsible examination board. Copies – notarized or not – will not be accepted.
  • The language certificate may not be older than three years.

Language certificates for English level B2

  • A certificate of sufficient knowledge of the English language on the B2 level of the Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR) is needed as an admission prerequisite, which can be done by providing proof of having successfully passed one of the following equivalent exams:

Language certificates for English level C1

  • A certificate of sufficient knowledge of the English language on the C1 level of the Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR) is needed as an admission prerequisite, which can be done by providing proof of having successfully passed one of the following equivalent exams:

Language certificates for German level B2

  • A certificate of sufficient knowledge of the German language on the B2 level of the Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR) is needed as an admission prerequisite, which can be done by providing proof of having successfully passed one of the following equivalent exams:
    • Test Deutsch als Fremdsprache (TestDaF): level B2
    • Zentrale Oberstufenprüfung des Goethe-Instituts (ZOP)
    • Kleines Deutsches Sprachdiplom des Goethe-Instituts (KDS)
    • Deutsches Sprachdiplom der Kultusministerkonferenz (DSD), Stufe B2
    • Deutsche Sprachprüfung für den Hochschulzugang ausländischer Studienbewerber (DSH 1)
    • Telc C1 Hochschule

Language certificates for French level B2

  • A certificate of sufficient knowledge of the French language on the B2 level of the Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR) is needed as an admission prerequisite, which can be done by providing proof of having successfully passed one of the following equivalent exams:

Language certificates for Spanish level B2

  • A certificate of sufficient knowledge of the Spanish language on the B2 level of the Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR) is needed as an admission prerequisite, which can be done by providing proof of having successfully passed one of the following equivalent exams::
    • DELE: level B2
    • CELU: Nivel intermedio/intermediate

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