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Goethe Zertifikat Tests

How can I get an official German language certificate?

Goethe Institut Exams at the University of Washington




The Department of Germanics is an officially authorized testing center by the Goethe Institut. We offer examinations at the A1, A2, B1, B2, and C1 level. All examinations are open to anybody.

To learn more about different types of examinations and fees, to find a sample test, or information about the Goethe-Zertifikat C2 (we do not offer the C2 exam), please contact the Goethe Institut in San Francisco.

Note: Exams will be administered only once every year. The next testing date will be April 28, 2017.
Registration deadline: March 19, 2017.  If you are interested in taking an exam, you must register by the deadline.


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Please contact our program specialist Misha Neininger at for further questions.