Exams offered by the "Prüfungszentrum Goethe-Institut" at the Language Centre of The University of Manchester are internationally recognised and highly regarded by German employers and grant-awarding bodies.

Examination information

The next exam period is May/June 2022.

May/June exams:

This information may change as a result of measures taken by the University to minimise the risks posed by Covid-19.

Dates for May/June 2022:

  • Start Deutsch 1 (A1) + Zertifikat A2: These will not be offered in 2022.
  • Zertifikat B1: Friday 10th June 2022 *
  • Zertifikat B2: Friday 27th May 2022 *
  • Zertifikat C1: Friday 20th May 2022 *
  • Zertifikat C2:  This will not be offered in 2022. 

The examination will start 09:00 or 10:00 in the morning and take most of the day up to early / later afternoon, depending on the number of candidates. Please note they will not go ahead if there are not enough candidates.  See here for information on exam fees


The enrolment form for external candidates for May/June Goethe examinations will be found here when enrolment opens (March 2022).

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Exam terms and conditions

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