TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)

With the TOEFL® test, the abilities of non-native speakers of the English language are evaluated with regard to understanding and use of the language. The test is designed according to the register of language, which is spoken, written and heard in academic environments. The TOEFL® test is an internationally accepted instrument to evaluate the knowledge of English for universities.

IELTS (International English Language Testing Service)

IELTS stands for International English Language Testing System and is a language examination of the highest standards and recognised worldwide. The IELTS test examines the knowledge of a language of those who want to study or work in an English speaking country. The test is administered by 3 partners: British Council, Cambridge ESOL and IDP Australia.

International acknowledgment

Universities, in most cases, require proof of language skills, before you can apply for a course. The IELTS test is globally recognised and accepted. Educational facilities in Great Britain, Australia, New Zealand, Canada, the USA, Germany and in many other countries accept the IELTS as a proof for the required knowledge of a language. However, the test is not accepted by all universities – please ask for information first!

Many organisations likewise require the IELTS test for a number of further purposes, like immigration, employment, license to practise medicine and admission to training courses.

Cambridge Exams:

  • FCE (First Certificate)
  • CAP (Certificate in Advanced English)
  • CPE ( Certificate of Proficiency in English)
  • BEC (Business English Certificates)

Most universities accept the CPE test as a proof of the knowledge of a language and require this for the admission procedure.

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