Cologne - TestDaF

2 TestDaF courses in Cologne offered by 2 language schools - 4 week German course.

These German language courses are tailored to prepare you for the TestDaF exam.

Carl Duisberg Centrum, Cologne
Lessons per week: 20 (45 minutes per lesson)
Max. students per class: 20
Required minimum language level: Advanced (C1) or higher
Accredited exam test center: TestDaF can be taken directly at the school.
Exam fee: 195 €

This course helps students familiarize themselves with the test format and offers them tips on the best strategies and techniques for completing the examination tasks.
Exam fee not included.
School accredited by FADAF  (Fachverband für Deutsch als Fremdsprache) School accredited by ISO 9000/9001 (International Organization for Standardization)
BWS Germanlingua, Cologne
Lessons per week: 26 (45 minutes per lesson)
Max. students per class: 12
Required minimum language level: Beginner (A1) (No previous knowledge required) or higher
Starting dates: Every Monday
Beginner level start only: 06 Jan. 2020, 03 Feb. 2020, 02 Mar. 2020, 30 Mar. 2020, 27 Apr. 2020, 25 May 2020, 22 Jun. 2020, 06 Jul. 2020, 20 Jul. 2020, 03 Aug. 2020, 31 Aug. 2020, 28 Sep. 2020, 26 Oct. 2020, 23 Nov. 2020

This course consists of 20 group lessons of German in the morning from Monday to Friday and then 6 lessons per week of exam preparation. There is a maximum number of 2 participants for this course.
School accredited by IALC  (International Association of Language Centres)
TestDaF BWS Germanlingua (PDF)
BWS Germanlingua (PDF)
See also exam preparation courses in Cologne, Germany for other German exams: TELC (3)

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General facts about TestDaF- Test für Deutsch als Fremdsprache

The TestDaF - Test für Deutsch als Fremdsprache (Test for German as a foreign language) was designed to standardise the access to a German University. This certificate verifies that your knowledge of German meets the demands of academic life and is recognised by all institutions of higher education in Germany. The results are assigned to three levels (TDN 5, TDN4, TDN3), you will need a TDN 4 to be admitted to a German University. With this certificate a presentation of your language skills with the Deutsche Sprachprüfung für die Hochschule (Exam German for University) is not necessary.
Please notice that the majority of our German and Austrian language schools offer the preparation for these exams within their standard or intensive courses. We kindly ask you to have a closer look at their school profiles:
Austrian schools
German schools

Examination fees

EUR 90-175


Average (3), advanced (4) for the TestDaF (Test für Deutsch als Fremdsprache).
Level based on the European Framework: B2-C1.

Examination dates

September 2019: 12
November 2019: 05
February 2020: 13
April 2020: 22
June 2020: 03
July 2020: 22
September 2020: 10
November 2020: 10

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