German Certificates – Recommendations
TestDaF Test Deutsch als Fremdsprache
Jacobs University neither conducts nor organizes TestDaF examinations. The test is run by The TestDaF-Institut, an institute for language testing based in Hagen, Germany. The test covers your level of listening comprehension, reading comprehension, writing and speaking. It has several levels and is recognized by German universities. If you would like to get more detailed information on the test, which you can take in Bremen, visit the official website of the TestDaF Institut. Information in English is available here and the next exam dates may be found here.
The Goethe Institut offers a renowned German language certificate, the Goethe Zertifikat. The certificate is available for all language levels according to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages as well as for some specific language registers (Deutsch für den Beruf). The examinations are regularly offered at the Goethe Institut Bremen. Information about registration, examination times and prices is provided here. Information in English is available here.