Deutsch-Test für Zuwanderer (DTZ) was designed by telc and is an internationally accredited certificate of basic proficiency in German. It covers levels A2 ABOUT PROFICIENCY LEVELS:
Information regarding the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages can be found here .
and B1 ABOUT PROFICIENCY LEVELS:
Information regarding the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages can be found here .
. Examinees who reach level B1 ABOUT PROFICIENCY LEVELS:
Information regarding the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages can be found here .
can use the certificate as proof of sufficient language skills for the purpose of naturalisation.

We recommend sitting the exam after at least 500 hours of German language instruction or upon completion of an integration course. Our integration courses are designed to prepare for this exam.

As a licensed telc examination centre, Sprachenakademie offers the exam on a regular basis. You can register through our examination centre during the registration period. The examination fee amounts to €120 (registration fee of €20 included).

EXAM FORMAT AND GRADING

The DTZ exam consists of a written section and an oral section. The written section is 100 minutes in duration and contains listening comprehension, reading, and written expression tasks. The oral exam is 15 minutes long; there will not be an extra preparation period.
The two examination sections will take place on two subsequent days (Friday and Saturday).

A sample exam offered by telc gives examinees a detailed impression.

DTZ can be passed at level A2 ABOUT PROFICIENCY LEVELS:
Information regarding the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages can be found here .
or B1 ABOUT PROFICIENCY LEVELS:
Information regarding the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages can be found here .
.

The exam is corrected by telc within 4–6 weeks. We will inform you as soon as the results are ready to be picked up at our office.

 

DTZ A2-B1 - Dates

NumberWritten examOral examDays of the weekRegistration deadline
DTZ21-32300
22.01.2021
23.01.2021
Fri/Sat10.12.2020
DTZ21-32301
19.02.2021
20.02.2021
Fri/Sat14.01.2021
DTZ21-32302
09.04.2021
10.04.2021
Fri/Sat04.03.2021
DTZ21-3230323.04.2021
24.04.2021
Fri/Sat18.03.2021
DTZ21-3230421.05.2021
22.05.2021
Fri/Sat15.04.2021
Subsequent dates in 2021 to be announced