Exams offered by the "PrĂ¼fungszentrum 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 2023.

May/June exams:

Dates for May/June 2023:

  • Start Deutsch 1 (A1) + Zertifikat A2: These will not be offered in 2023.
  • Zertifikat B1:This will not be offered in 2023.
  • Zertifikat B2: Thiswill not be offered in 2023.
  • Zertifikat C1: Dates to be confirmed in February 2023. 
  • Zertifikat C2:  This will not be offered in 2023. 

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


An enrolment form for external candidates will be made avaialble in March 2023.  An external candidate is anyone who is not currently on a LEAP German course.

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