Advice and placement tests

Advisory service

Before you register for a course, please take the English placement test. The result of this placement test should correspond to the entry level of the course you want to take.

If you have any questions about which course is right for you and/or the result of your placement test, please send an e-mail to or come to one of the English advisory sessions.

Placement test

  • The English placement test is available in all independent learning centres for languages. It takes approx. 20-30 minutes.
  • If you have any questions about how to prepare for a language test (B2/C1 certificate, IELTS, TOEFL...) please complete the 2-hour DIALANG test, which you can also do in our language learning centres. Make a note of the levels you achieve in the categories vocabulary, grammar, reading, listening and writing, and bring them with you to the English advisory service.

Advice on taking the placement test (available in German only)


Here are the answers to frequently asked questions (FAQ).