Language proficiency certificates

If you are applying for a study place at one of our partner universities abroad or for a scholarship, you will need to submit proof of your language skills.

    In most cases a DAAD language certificate is sufficient. To obtain this, you will have to take an assessment exam (listening and reading comprehension, written and oral communication skills). Depending on the provider, this certificate costs €40 to €60.

    In Hamburg you can complete this assessment

    You can find a general overview of the various language proficiency certificates on the DAAD website.

    There are various options for taking these tests in Hamburg, including: