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The TestDaF is a German language exam suitable for those who want to study at a German university, who work in the academic field or who need a certificate of advanced German language skills. The certificate is recognized by all German universities.

As an alternative to TestDaF, you can do the exam telc German C1 for University. This certificate is also recognized by all German universities.

The exam:
The TestDaF exam takes 3 hours and 10 minutes (excluding breaks) and consists of four parts: reading comprehension, listening comprehension, written production and oral production. Each part of the exam is being marked separately.

Registration:
If you want to take the exam, you have to register online on the TestDaF Institute website. The exam fee is € 175  (as of 2018: € 195) and needs to be paid directly to the TestDaF Institute. We recommend registering in the morning of the first day of the registration period as places tend to be booked up quickly.

Prerequisite:
1,000 - 1,200 lessons or upper intermediate / advanced level (B2 / C1 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages)

Test centre:
Collegium Palatinum – IH Heidelberg

Preparation courses:
Collegium Palatinum offers both face-to-face and online courses to prepare students for the TestDaF exam.

Exam dates:

Exam dates 2017:Price:Registration period:Preparation courses:
September 20 € 17526/07 - 23/08/2017 21/08 - 15/09
November 16 € 17521/09 - 19/10/2017 16/10 - 10/11
Exam dates 2018:
February 13 € 19521/11/17 - 16/01/18 15/01 - 09/02
April 26 € 19501/03 - 28/03 26/03 - 20/04
May 23 € 19530/03 - 25/04 23/04 - 18/05
September 20 € 19527/07 - 23/08 20/08 - 14/09
November 13 € 19518/09 - 16/10 15/10 - 13/11