Your next step forward: Goethe-Zertifikat B1
The Goethe-Zertifikat B1 is a German test for young people and adults.
It confirms that one has an independent grasp of the German language, and corresponds to the third level (B1) of the six-level competency scale of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages.
Passing the test shows that the participant can…
- understand key points of information about work, school and leisure time when standard language is being used.
- handle most situations that one would encounter when traveling in German-speaking countries.
- express oneself simply and coherently on familiar topics and areas of personal interest.
- talk about experiences and events, describe dreams, hopes and goals, and provide brief explanations and statements of purpose.
Further information and exercises for the
Das Goethe-Zertifikat B1
Material that can be downloaded
Terms and conditions for exam administration (PDF, 300 KB)
Supplement to the terms and conditions for exam participants with special needs (PDF, 228 KB)
Information for examination candidates with special needs (PDF, 61 KB)