Proof of Language Competence

The language requirements for enrollment at the University of Kassel are typically based off the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR) for the Council of Europe.

For the relevant language level see the appropriate website of your degree programme.

Language niveau A 2

The language level "A2" can be certified through one of the following methods.

Languages

  • School certificates that will be provided over the last 3 years of the particular foreign language

The final grade of the final 2 years of course must have an average of atleast the German grade "4" ("sufficient") respectively "5".

  • Proof of successful completion of a  language course

Niveau A 2

  • Association of Language Testers in Europe (ALTE)

Niveau 1

English

  • Test of English for International Communication (TOEIC; 10-990 Points)

IbT 110-270 Punkte (listening & reading)

  • International English Language Testing System (IELTS)

Min. band score 3.0

  • Telc English

A 2, A 2 School

  • English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) (Cambridge University)

Key English Test (KET)

French

  • Diplome d'Etudes en Langue Francaise (DELF) Zertifikate

DELF A 2

  • Test de connaisance du francais (TCF)

200 - 299

  • Telc Francais

A 2, A 2 Escole

Greek

  • Successful completion of a course accompanying studies provided by the University of Kassel.

Italian

  • CILS A 2/ CILS B 1 (Certificazione di competenza di italiano come lingua straniera)

A 2

  • PLIDA

A 2

  • CELI I

A 2

  • Base IT

A 2

Latin

  • Successful completion of a course accompanying studies provided by the University of Kassel.

Spanish

  • Diploma Español

Nivel A, 2A, 2 Escuela

  • Telc Español

A 2, A 2 Escuela

Language niveau B 1

The language level "B1" can be certified through one of the following methods.

Languages

  • A school leaving certificate from a German "Sekundarstufe I"

die erste Fremdsprache

  • School certificates, in the the particular language over the past 4 years
    Three years are enough, as long as the language was taught up until the end of the pre-secondary education.

The final grade of the final 2 years of course must have an average of atleast the German grade "4" ("sufficient") respectively "5".

  • A at least 6 month class from a secondary school in the appropriate taught language.


  • UNIcert I®

B1

  • Proof of successful completion of a language course.

Niveau B 1

  • Association of Language Testers in Europe (ALTE)

Niveau 2

English

  •  Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) Internet Based

IbT 42 - 71 Points

  •  Test of English for International Communication (TOEIC, 10-990 Points)

275 - 395 (listening) and 275 - 380 (reading)

  • International English Language Testing System (IELTS)

Min. band score 4.0 - 5.0

  • Telc English

B 1, B1 School, Business, Hotel and Restaurant

  • English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) (Cambridge University)

Preliminary English Test (PET),
Certificate in English Language Skills (CELS) Preliminary or
Business English Certificate (BEC) Preliminary

  • College English Test (CET)

Band-4

French

  • Diplome d'Etudes en Langue Francaise (DELF)

DELF B 1

  • Test de connaissance du francais (TCF)

300 - 399

  • Telc Francais

B 1, B1 Ecole, B 1 pou la Profession

Italian

  • CILS Uno (Certificazione di competenza di italiano come lingua straniera)

B 1

  • PLIDA

B 1

  • CELI 2

B 1

  • CIC Intermedio

B 1

  • Ele.IT

B 1

  • Telc Italiano

B 1

Spanish

  • Diploma de Espanol (DELE)

B 1 (Inical)

  • Telc Espanol

B 1

Language niveau B 2

The language level "B 2" can be certified through one of the following methods.

Languages

  • School certificates, in the the particular language over the past 5 years.


The final grade of the final 2 years of course must have an average of atleast the German grade "4" ("sufficient") respectively "5".

  • A atleast 1 year class from a secondary school in the appropriate taught language.


  • UNIcert II®

B2

  • Proof of successful completion of a  laugage course.

Niveau B 2

  • Association of Language Testers in Europe (ALTE)

Niveau 3

English

  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) Internet Based

IbT 72-94 Points

  • Test of English for International Communication (TOEIC)

400-485 Pts. (listening) and 385-450 Pts. (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

French

  • Diplome d'Etudes en Langue Francaise (DELF)

Niveau B 2

  • TCF

400-499 Pts.

  • Telc Francais

B 2

Greej

  • Graecum

Italian

  • Certificazione di competenza di italiano come lingua straniera (CILS DUE)

B 2

  • PLIDA

B 2

  • CELI 3

B 2

  • Int.IT

B 2

  • Telc Italiano

B 2

Latin

  • Latinum

Spanish

  • Diploma de Espanol

Nivel Intermedio B 2

  • Telc Espanol

B 2, B 2 Escuela

Language niveau C 1

The language level "C1" can be certified through one of the following methods:

Languages

  • Graduate degree in which the appropriate language a was focal point.

  • Enrollment at a institution of education until completion and at leats for to years, whereby the appropriate language was the language of instruction


  • Proof of successful completion of a laugage course.

Niveau C 1

  • Association of Language Testers in Europe (ALTE)

Niveau 4

  • UNIcert III®

C1

English

  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) Internet Based

IbT total 95+.

  • Test of English for International Communication (TOEIC)

490-495 (listening) and 455-495 (reading)

  • International English Language testing System (IELTS)

Min. band score 7.0 - 8.0

  • Telc English

C 1

  • English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) (Cambridge University)

Certificate in Advanced English (CAE),
Certificate in English Language Skills (CELS) Higher,
Business English Certificate (BEC) Higher

French

  • Diplome Approfondi en Langue Francaise (DALF)

C 1

  • Test de connaissance du francais (TCF)

500-599 Pts.

Italian

  • Certificazione di competenza di italiano come lingua straniera (CILS TRE)

C 1

  • PLIDA

C 1

  • CELI 4

C 1

  • IT

C 1

Spanish

  • Diploma de Espanol

Nivel C 1

Anglistik-Satzung: Nachweis der Sprachkompetenz Englisch für einige (Teil-)Studiengänge

Der Nachweis der Sprachkompetenz Englisch ist für folgende Studien- und Teilstudiengänge in einer eigenen Satzung geregelt:

Weitere Informationen finden Sie hier: Anglistik-Satzung