telc — The European Language Certificates

With a telc certificate you have a precise, internationally comparable qualification in your pocket. The telc German Certificate  is a language examination based on the Council of Europe's Framework of Reference for Language Learning. Depending on your previous knowledge and personal requirements, you can take all examinations from A1 to B2 as well as the "telc German B2–C1 Medicine" examination.


In this preparation course you will get to know the different parts of the exam and their requirements: reading comprehension and language modules, listening comprehension, written expression and oral examination. You will receive tips on how to complete them correctly and carry out mock examinations.


  • Participants: 3–5 participants
  • Days: Saturday
  • Schedule: 9.15 a.m.-1.15 p.m.
  • The preparation courses always take place on Saturday mornings, 2 weeks before the examination date.
  • 10 lessons (1 lesson = 45 minutes)
  • 7 lessons with two participants
  • 4 lessons with only 1 participant
  • Fees: €170 including information material and registration fee
name start time groupsize price
telc Vorbereitungskurs_January'21_1 09.01.2021 Sa, 09.15 a.m. - 01.15 p.m.3 - 5 170*
telc Vorbereitungskurs_January'21_2 23.01.2021 Sa. 9:15 - 13:15 Uhr3 - 5 170*
telc Vorbereitungskurs_February'20_1 06.02.2021 Sa, 09.15 a.m. - 01.15 p.m.3 - 5 170*
telc Vorbereitungskurs_February'21_2 20.02.2021 Sa, 09.15 a.m. - 01.15 p.m.3 - 5 170*

If you already have a basic knowledge of German, the "German Certificate B1" is the right exam for you. The German Certificate / telc German B1 is recognised proof of sufficient language skills for naturalisation in Germany. Further information can be found here.

For external participants:

  • €154.70 for A1 and A2
  • €178.50 for B1 and B2
  • €130.50 to retake the written or oral examination

For inlingua students:

  • €130 for A1 and A2
  • €150 for B1 and B2
  • €110 to retake the written or oral examination

The examinations for telc certificates consist of a written and oral examination.


  • Written part: approx. 1.5 hours
  • Oral part: approx. 15 minutes


  • Written part: approx. 3 hours
  • Oral part: approx. 20 minutes
name start deadline
telc language examination-March'21_1 05.03.2021 29.01.2021
telc language examination-March'21_2 19.03.2021 12.02.2021
telc language examination-April'21_1 09.04.2021 05.03.2021
Life in Germany_LID_examination_April'21 22.04.2021 22.03.2021
telc language examination-April'21_2 23.04.2021 19.03.2021
telc language examination-May'21_1 07.05.2021 26.03.2021
Life in Germany_LID_examination_May'21 20.05.2021 20.04.2021
telc language examination-May'21_2 21.05.2021 16.04.2021
telc language examination-June'21_1 11.06.2021 07.05.2021
Life in Germany_LID_examination_June'21 24.06.2021 24.05.2021
telc language examination-June'21_2 25.06.2021 21.05.2021
telc language examination-July'21_1 09.07.2021 04.06.2021
Life in Germany_LID_examination_July'21 09.07.2021 04.06.2021
telc language examination July'21_2 23.07.2021 18.06.2021
telc language examination-August'21_1 06.08.2021 02.07.2021
telc language examination-August'21_2 20.08.2021 16.07.2021
Life in Germany_LID_examination_August'21 26.08.2021 26.07.2021
telc language examination-September'21_1 03.09.2021 30.07.2021
Life in Germany_LID_Test_examination_September'21 23.09.2021 23.08.2021
telc language examination-September'21_2 24.09.2021 20.08.2021
telc language examination-October’21_1 08.10.2021 03.09.2021
telc language examination-October’21_1 21.10.2021 21.09.2021
telc language examination-October’21_2 29.10.2021 24.09.2021
telc language examination-November’21_1 05.11.2021 01.10.2021
telc language examination-November’21_2 19.11.2021 15.10.2021
Life in Germany_LID_examination_November’21 25.11.2021 25.10.2021
telc language examination-December'21_1 03.12.2021 29.10.2021
Life in Germany_LID_examination_December'21 16.12.2021 16.11.2021
telc language examination-December'21_2 17.12.2021 12.11.2021

Cancellation fee: €25 (for external participants: €29.00)

Extra charge for exceeding the registration deadline: €20 (for external participants: €23.20)

German language examination for immigrants (DTZ) and orientation course examination

The aim of the integration course is for you to successfully take the final examination. It consists of a language examination and an orientation course examination. The final examination consists of two exams:

In the DTZ language examination you can prove that you have achieved the overall language level A2 or B1 in the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR). If you pass the language examination at level B1 and the "Living in Germany" examination, you have successfully passed the final examination and will receive the "Integration Course Certificate".

In addition, if you take the "Living in Germany" examination, you can also prove that you have the required knowledge of the legal and social order and living conditions in Germany for naturalisation (Section 10 Paragraph 1 Sentence 1 No. 7 StAG) if you achieve at least 17 points. The "Integration Course Certificate" offers you many advantages. It certifies sufficient knowledge of German and important basic knowledge of German society. You can also participate in the examinations as a self-payer without entitlement to an integration course. Fees and dates on request.