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German Goethe Institut

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The Goethe-Institut is the cultural institute of Germany with a global reach.

We are an examination centre for Goethe-Institut qualifications awarded and recognised worldwide. These qualifications are in line with the Common European Framework of Reference for languages. We run language courses that can help you prepare for these examinations.

Goethe-Institut examinations are well known throughout the world and the associated certificates are accepted as a qualification by employers and further education institutions in many countries. The Goethe-Institut’s German language examinations correspond to the levels of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR) and range from A1 for beginners to C2 for language skills at advanced level.


Examinations take place in June each year, with registrations accepted up to two weeks prior to the exams. In 2023, exams at level A2, B1 and B2 take place on Thursday 15 June. Exams for A1 and C1 take place on Friday 16 June 2023.

Exam fees and Registration

To register for the exam please click on the relevant link corresponding to your choice of level. This will take you directly to the Goethe Institute registration page where you can register and pay online. Confirmation of enrolment and a statement of entry confirming the exam date and time at the venue - School of Modern Languages, 66a Park Place, Cardiff CF10 3AS - will be sent directly to you from the Goethe Institut.

LevelCandidate fees
A1 Goethe-Zertifikat£115
A2 Goethe-Zertifikat£130
B1 Goethe-Zertifikat£170
B2 Goethe-Zertifikat£200
C1 Goethe-Zertifikat£220

Practice papers

Past exam papers are available from the Goethe-Institut.


Language qualifications