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 2024.

 Dates for May/June 2024:

  • Goethe Start Deutsch 1 (A1) + Goethe Zertifikat A2: These will not be offered in 2024.
  • Goethe Zertifikat B1: CANCELLED
  • Goethe Zertifikat B2: Friday, 31st May 2024
  • Goethe Zertifikat C1 (neu): Friday, 24th May 2024


The examination will start 9am or 10am 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


Enrolment form for internal and external candidates. An external candidate is anyone who is not currently on a LEAP German or German Studies (GERMXXXX) course. Deadline is Monday, 29 April 2024

The fees for the May/June 2024 examinations

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Exam terms and conditions

All documents are in PDF format.

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