German Exams - Business German

International Business German Exam (PWD)

"Prüfung Wirtschaftsdeutsch International" (PWD) is an internationally recognized test given at Carl Duisberg Centren, the Goethe Institute and the Association of German Chambers of Commerce and Industry. The standardized exam is carried out around the world and is recognized by employers in many countries as evidence of a high level of business language proficiency in German. The level of PWD is between levels B2 and C1 of the European Framework.

Course Contents

  • Understanding written text: corporate communication (internal, external), understanding business texts
  • Understanding spoken text: dialogues and telephone conversations, e.g., internal company reporting, trade fair planning, radio shows on current business topics, summarizing audio text.
  • Writing skills
  • Writing a business letter
  • Speaking skills: presenting yourself, presenting a company, arguing and negotiating in a business situation

Dates and Prices

The exam "Wirtschaftsdeutsch" may be taken at our training centers in Berlin, Munich and Radolfzell. Dates and prices upon request.

German as a Foreign Language for Business (WiDaF)

The exam "Deutsch als Fremdsprache in der Wirtschaft" (WiDaF), developed by the German-French Chamber of Commerce, is aimed at students and adults in the workforce. The exam assesses German language skills in professional and business situations.

Course Contents

  • Written examination consisting of 150 multiple choice questions
  • Duration: approx. 180 minutes incl. breaks
  • Business vocabulary
  • Grammar
  • Reading comprehension
  • Listening Comprehension

The result of the exam is a score on a 990-point scale. In addition to a certificate, all candidates receive a definition of the level they have reached which is an assessment of their language skills.

Prices WiDaF

Examinations are conducted with a minimum of 3 participants.
CODE Examination Total Fee
70-008 Test WiDaF® (German as a Foreign Language for Business, A2-C2) 140 €

Further Information

Please contact your selected Carl Duisberg Training Center for more specific information about the exams, exam schedules and prices.

Business German Exams

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