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Proof of English knowledge

ATTENTION: NEW FROM SUMMER TERM 2019:
Due to a change in law starting from summer term 2019 applicants for studies with English as working language have to proove that they have English language knowledge, provided that the working language is not your mother or first language.

The following certificates are accepted for English knowledge:

  • TOEFL iBT
  • IELTS
  • Cambridge Proficiency English CPE
  • Cambridge Advanced English CAE

The proof must not be older than two years.


English knowledge can also be proved by

  • The second school leaving certificate with the subject English – English must be taught at least four years which must be proved
  • A finished study program in English

These proofs might also be older than two years.


Please add your English certificate to your application documents in the original from the beginning. Otherwise the application is regarded as not complete. For study programs that are offered only in English it is not necessary to prove knowledge in German.

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