How to register for a German language exam by the Goethe-Institut

How to register for a German language exam by the Goethe-Institut

Well done, you decided to obtain a German certificate by Goethe. This globally-recognised exam will take you further. Save your Goethe exam date early, register in just 3 simple steps.

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1. Choose your German exam level

If you’re not sure which Goethe exam is right for you, take a look at our Exams pages where it is explained what's expected at each level.

Goethe-Zertifikate Levels
Young people Adults
Goethe | Zertifikat A1: Fit in Deutsch 1 Goethe | Zertifikat A1: Start Deutsch 1
Goethe | Zertifikat A2: Fit in Deutsch 2 Goethe | Zertifikat A2: Adults
Goethe | Zertifikat B1: Young People Goethe | Zertifikat B1: Adults
Goethe | Zertifikat B2: Young People Goethe | Zertifikat B2: Adults
Goethe | Test PRO Goethe | Zertifikat C1
Goethe | Zertifikat C2: GDS

2. Find an exam location

We run German exams by the Goethe-Institut throughout Switzerland. On the registration website you can also filter by location. Don't forget to click on the "Link to filter selection". You can choose from locations such as Winterthur, Zurich, St. Gallen, Chur, Luzerne, or Bern.

3. Book your exam

Last but not least, book German exam by Goethe-Institute by choosing the exam date that works for you. If you need your results quickly, you can also filter by Result Release or Exam Month.

Once you booked your Goethe exam, you will receive a voucher for exam preparation material for our online shop.

We wish you good luck with your preparation and your Goethe exam!

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