French language certificate

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Admission requirement Language certificate

A prerequisite for successful application or enrollment is proof of proficiency in French at B1 level of the Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR). You will find a list of accepted proofs below.

Accepted language certificates B1

  • Your first foreign language with qualifications at German secondary school level I (up to class 10)
  • School reports that provide evidence of learning the foreign language for at least 4 years. Evidence of having completed 3 years is sufficient, if the language was learned up to the final examinations that entitle pupils to study at a university. The final grade or the average grade from the final two years of language learning must be at least the equivalent of a German grade 4 (adequate).
  • A course at a post-secondary education centre (e.g. a university), which lasted at least six months and the language, evidence of which needs to be provided, was the primary language of tuition.
  • UNIcert I®
  • Evidence of having successfully completed a language course if a final certificate was issued.
    Level B 1
  • Association of Language Testers in Europe (ALTE)
    Level 2
  • Diplome d'études en langue française (DELF) 
    DELF B 1
  • Test de connaissance du français (TCF)
    300 - 399
  • telc Français
    B 1, B1 Ecole, B 1 for the profession