English language certificate

This page contains automatically translated content.

Admission requirement Language certificate

A prerequisite for admission is proof of English language proficiency at B2 level of the Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR). You will find a list of accepted proofs below.

Accepted language certificates B2

  • School reports that provide evidence of learning the foreign language for at least 5 years, 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 one year and the language, evidence of which needs to be provided, was the primary language of tuition.
  • UNIcert II®
  • Evidence of having successfully completed a language course if a final certificate was issued.
    Level B 2
  • Association of Language Testers in Europe (ALTE)
    Level 3
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) Internet Based / the traditional TOEFL iBT test in a test center / the TOEFL iBT Home Edition / the TOEFL iBT Paper Edition
    iBT 72-94 points
  • Test of English for International Communication (TOEIC) 
    400-485 points (listening) and 385-450 points (reading)
  • International English Language Testing System (IELTS)
    Min. band score 5.5 - 6.5
  • telc English
    B 2, B 2 School, Business, Technical
  • English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) (Cambridge University)
    First Certificate in English (FCE), Certificate in English Language Skills (CELS) Vantage or Business English Certificate (BEC) Vantage
  • College English Test (CET)
    Band 6
  • Pearson PTE Academic
    Sprachniveau B2: 75 – 59 Punkte