German Exams for Adults

Training Programs for University Students and Adults

International standards in language skill assessment and certification are becoming increasingly important in the globalized world. During your course at Carl Duisberg Centren, you can take a variety of internationally recognized German examinations.

General Language

telc's general-purpose German examinations, as well as our course levels, are based on the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR). After each course, you have the opportunity to document your learning progress by taking a telc exam. These examinations are carried out regularly at all Carl Duisberg Training Centers [read more].

The TestDaF examination is also suitable as proof of general language proficiency [read more].

University Attendance

For university/college applicants, the Carl Duisberg Training Centers offer the examinations TestDaF and telc C1 College, which are recognized as proof of language proficiency required to attend a German university [read more].


Our telc examinations in the "Beruf" section serve as proof of language proficiency for working professionals [read more].

Medicine & Healthcare

Our telc exams for medicine and healthcare are beneficial to doctors and medical professionals as proof of language proficiency. [read more].

Business German

If you would like to take an exam with an emphasis on business, you can take the PWD (International Business German Examination) or the WiDaF test (German as a Foreign Language for Business) [read more].

We also offer targeted preparation courses for most of these examinations. For more information, see the [Exam Preparation] section.

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