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Next Exam: Friday, April 17, 2020 @ 12:00 pm

Registration Deadline: Sunday, March 15, 2020

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The Goethe-Zertifikat C2: Großes Deutsches Sprachdiplomrequires extremely advanced language skills and documents the sixth and highest level – C2 – on the six-level competency scale described in the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages

By passing this exam you demonstrate you can, for example,

  • understand everything in German that you read and hear effortlessly
  • summarize information presented to you from a variety of sources, written and spoken, and, in doing so, synthesize correlating arguments as well as explanations
  • organically express yourself in a fluent and precise manner and articulate the finer nuances of complex arguments.

C2 GDS Prüfung:

  • Hören: 35 minutes
  • Lesen: 80 minutes
  • Sprechen: 15 minutes
  • Schreiben: 80 minutes

Total Time: 3 hours 30 minutes

Further information and exercises for the Goethe-Zertifikat C2: Großes Deutsches Sprachdiplom (GDS)

Material that can be downloaded

Examination fees

Members: $250

Non-members: $270