telc Deutsch B1

The telc Deutsch B1 exam was designed by telc and is an internationally accredited certificate of basic proficiency in German. It is accepted as proof of sufficient language skills at level B1 ABOUT PROFICIENCY LEVELS:
Information regarding the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages can be found here .
for the purpose of naturalisation. Furthermore, certain German universities require a B1 ABOUT PROFICIENCY LEVELS:
Information regarding the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages can be found here .
certificate as a proof of B1 ABOUT PROFICIENCY LEVELS:
Information regarding the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages can be found here .
language proficiency for degree courses taught in English language or as a prerequisite when applying for degree courses taught in German language.

We recommend sitting the exam after at least 500 hours of German language instruction. Our intensive German courses can help learners to prepare for this exam.

As a licensed telc examination centre, Sprachenakademie offers the exam on a regular basis. You can register through Sprachenakademie during the registration period. The examination fee amounts to €130 (registration fee of €20 included).

Exam Format and Grading

The telc B1 exam consists of a written section and an oral section. The written section is 2.5 hours in duration and contains reading, language elements, listening comprehension, and written expression tasks. The oral exam is 15 minutes long (after a preparation phase of 20 minutes) and will take place either on the same day as the written exam or on a separate day.

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

When a minimum of 60% of the possible maximum number of points in both the written and oral sections are achieved, the exam is deemed passed.

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.

telc Deutsch B1 - Dates

NumberDateDay of the weekRegistration deadline
subsequent dates in 2021 to be announced
ZD21-3221105.02.2021 and/or 06.02.2021Fri/Sat21.12.2020
ZD21-3221214.05.2021 and/or 15.05.2021Fri/Sat08.04.2021
ZD21-3221302.07.2021 and/or 03.07.2021Fri/Sat27.05.2021
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