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Examinations

Please note: registration for the Spring 2019 Examinations has closed. Please check again in early June for Fall 2019 Registration. 

Do you need certification or a diploma for work, study or a visa? Would you like to know the level of your knowledge of German? There are numerous internationally recognized proficiency exams available through our institute. 

The overview of Goethe-Institut examination and course levels can tell you which exam is designed for which level. Detailed information on Goethe-Institut examinations and sample tests can be found on our central site.

Important: Please note that the regular turn-around time for examination results and/or participation certificates is 4 to 6 business weeks after taking a Goethe Certificate Examination at the Goethe-Zentrum Atlanta. For November testing dates, this timeline is disrupted by the Christmas holidays so expect additional delays. 

Therefore, we ask that you please schedule your exam far enough in advance in case you require the results for official purposes, such as applying for a visa. We cannot guarantee a shorter turn-around, as exams must be graded first and then sent back to our regional headquarters.

Upcoming Examination Dates

Fall - Registration deadline October 13, 2019

We are currently in the process of restructuring our exam schedule. Fall exams will be held November 15-16, but exact times for each exam will be posted with the registration at the beginning of June. Please check back then for more information.

Exam Registration Deadlines:

Spring: Sunday, March 24, 2019

Fall: Sunday, October 13, 2019

To register, click on your examination level on the sidebar to the right and proceed to the registration page for that specific exam. 

Please contact our Language Program Director for additional dates.