German language exam for adults.

This is a very advanced language skills and a proficient user of the language who demonstrates the ability to process complex texts, to express him/herself fluently and spontaneously, the ability to use language in all areas of life.

The Goethe-Zertifikat C1 is well recognized by employers and universities in all German-speaking countries and corresponds to the C1 language level according to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR).

Passing the exam demonstrates that you:

can understand a wide range of challenging, longer texts and also grasp implicit meanings,
can express him/herself spontaneously and fluently without having to search for words frequently and noticeably,
can use the language effectively and flexibly in his/her social and professional life or in training and studies,
can make clear, structured and detailed statements on complex topics.

Please contact your university, institution of higher education or preparatory course provider before your course of study is due to begin to find out if the Goethe-Zertifikat C1 is able to grant you exemption from taking a language entrance test for foreign students.

Examination fees of the Goethe-Institut 2018 - C1 Level

Type of international exam Price
C1 – Goethe-Zertifikat C1 170 EUR / exam