telc Deutsch C1 Hochschule is an internationally accredited telc exam for learners of German who want to obtain a certificate documenting their well advanced German skills (level C1 About proficiency levels:
Information regarding the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages can be found here .
It is designed for university applicants who need a proof of sufficient language skills in order to study at a German university, as well as for students who are already studying at a university or people working in academic jobs.

All German universities accept the telc Deutsch C1 Hochschule exam.

We recommend sitting the exam after at least 800 – 1,000 hours of German language instruction. Our intensive courses can help learners to complete level C1 About proficiency levels:
Information regarding the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages can be found here .

As a licensed telc examination centre, Sprachenakademie offers telc Deutsch C1 Hochschule on a regular basis. You can register through Sprachenakademie during the registration period. The examination fee amounts to €170 (registration fee of €20 included).

Exam Format and Grading

The telc Deutsch C1 Hochschule exam consists of a written section and an oral section. The written section is 3 hours and 40 minutes in duration (including a 20 minute break) and contains reading, language elements, listening comprehension, and written expression tasks. The oral exam is 16 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 C1 Hochschule - Dates

NumberDateDays of the weekRegistration deadline
ZH21-3224818.06.2021 and/or 19.06.2021Fri/Sat14.05.2021
ZH21-3224920.08.2021 and/or 21.08.2021Fri/Sat15.07.2021
ZH21-3225015.10.2021 and/or 16.10.2021Fri/Sat09.09.2021
ZH21-3225103.12.2021 and/or 04.12.2021Fri/Sat28.10.2021

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