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Take your Goethe Exam in Atlanta

Do you require evidence of your German language skills that is recognized all over the world? Do you need a Goethe certificate for work, study, or a visa? If so, then you’ve come to the right place! We offer Goethe exams for all levels of ability. 

Our next exam in Atlanta is in fall 2022, exact date TBD.

If you need an exam outside these dates, we encourage you to visit the website for the Goethe-Institut Washington and see if their offerings fit your needs.

COVID-19 Update: We require all exam participants to be fully-vaccinated for COVID-19 to be admitted to an exam at the Goethe-Zentrum Atlanta. Please contact us to request an exemption.

A person is considered fully vaccinated 14 days after completion of a COVID-19 vaccination series (after the second dose of a 2-dose series, or after one dose of a single-dose vaccine). Proof of vaccination (vaccination card) is required. If you have been in close contact with someone with a confirmed case of COVID-19 or have experienced any flu-like symptoms (e.g. fever, headache, dry cough, respiratory problems, diarrhea) in the 14 days prior to the date of the exam, please stay home.

As of May 2022, we recommend wearing a mask while in the Goethe-Zentrum for events and classes. We require masks for the exam rooms. 

Review the overview of Goethe-Institut exam and course levels offered to find out which exam is appropriate for you. More detailed information about the Goethe-Institut exams and sample tests can be found on our central site. In Atlanta, we currently offer A1 Fit in Deutsch (age 10 - 16), A2 Fit in Deutsch (age 12-16), A1 Start Deutsch, A2 Zertifikat, B1 Zertifikat, B2 Zertifikat, C1 Zertifikat, and C2 Großes Deutsches Sprachdiplom exams.

Please note: The standard turnaround time for exam results and/or participation certificates is up to 6 business weeks after taking a Goethe-Institut exam at the Goethe-Zentrum Atlanta. For November testing dates, delays in processing results may occur due to the Christmas holidays. 

We ask that you schedule your exam far enough in advance and to take the process times into consideration. We cannot expedite exam results to accommodate individual requests. Exam results are certified at our regional office before certificates are distributed.

Please contact our Language Program with specific questions and for further assistance. 


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