telc Exam

The telc language certificates are based on the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages and judges individual language competence according to universally accepted criteria. Thus, you will be able to show proof of your foreign language competence because a telc certificate is recognized all-over Europe.

At Akademie Zeitgeist, all telc language tests are offered, both written and oral, and on all language levels from A1 to C2.

For your orientation:

telc German A2 is helpful for getting a residence permit for Germany.

telc German B1 is accepted for some university studies in music or art or if you want to apply for German citizenship.

telc German B2 is accepted by most employers in Germany and is prerequisite for Studienkolleg.

telc C1 Hochschule, since 2016, is an equivalent to TestDaF – and therefore officially recognized as proof of language skills for admission to German universities.

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rules, rates and dates

The registration deadline ends 6 weeks before the examination date.
Please contact us in case of questions.

The examination consists of a written and an oral part. The written examination lasts between 65 minutes (A1) and 4 hours and 10 minutes (C2, incl. a 20-minute break). The oral part usually follows without (A1/A2) or 20 minutes of preparation time (B1-C2).

Dates 2020:
February: 2; March: 13; April: 17; May: 22; June: 26; July: 31; September: 4; October: 9; Novermber: 13; December: 18.

A-levels
€130 external/€80 internal
B-levels
€170 external /€120 internal
C-levels
€200 external /€150 internal

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