The placing into the courses is based upon the placement test, to make sure to have similar language levels in each group.
In the last days of the course there will we final exams (listening, writing and oral). The participation in the final exam and the certificate is included in the course fee.
A certificate is issued on the result of the examination. The certificate shows the course level, number of hours and grade. In addition to the grade, which corresponds to the evaluation system of German universities, 5 ECTS points are awarded for successful participation in the language courses. The ECTS credit corresponds to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (GeR/CEFR) of European Universities.
An additional certificate of 3 ECTS is awarded for successful participation (only for C1 level) in the introductory seminar "Teaching and Learning German as a Foreign Language" and the accompanying academic program.