Language Requirements


Language Requirements
We do not demand a proof or certificate of language proficiency. We do, however, have clear guidelines regarding the language proficiency that is required to optimize the chances for your students to study here successfully. We leave it to our partners to nominate students who meet our language requirements. Our guidelines are as follows:

If the language of instruction is English:
For students from non-English speaking countries, English language proficiency equivalent to level B2 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages is required. A level of B1 in German is recommended.

Examples of comparable minimum scores (for your orientation):

TOEFL iBT: 79 – 93 IELTS: 6.5

If the language of instruction is German:
German language proficiency equivalent to level B2 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages is required.

Examples of comparable minimum scores (for your orientation):

Goethe BE Test DAF TDN 3

Information on the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages can be found here
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Common_European_Framework_of_Reference_for_Languages