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Demonstration of sufficient English language skills for the M.A. programme "East Asian Studies/Modern Sinology"

Applicants for the M.A. programme "East Asian Studies/Modern Sinology" must demonstrate proficiency in the English language on the level C1. English language proficiency shall be demonstrated by earning the minimum required grade on one of the following internationally recognised tests:

a) UNIcert®: at least Zertifikat UNIcert® III;
b) NULTE-Certificate: at least level C1;
c) Cambridge English Scale: at least 180 points;
d) „International English Language Testing System” (IELTS Academic): at least Band 6.5;
e) „Test of English as a Foreign Language, internet-based test” (TOEFL iBT): at least 93 points;
f) Global Scale of English (Pearson Academic): at least 76 points;
g) Demonstration of English language skills on level C1 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR).

The successful completion of any test (a-f) may not be more than three years prior to the application for admission. Proof of sufficient knowledge of the English language also includes a study or professional stay of at least one year in a country where English is the official language or the successful completion of a study programme in English lasting at least two years.