Preparation for the German language examinations DSH and TestDaF
The IIK Göttingen works closely with the Language Centre German as a foreign language of the Georg-August-University Göttingen. The Language Centre German as a foreign language offers the language examination DSH (German language examination for university entrance for foreign students) and TestDaF.
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DSH and TestDaF crash courses
Our highly intensive exam preparation courses include:
- Preparation for reading, writing, and use of German papers
- Preparation for speaking test and listening papers
- exam practice
- up to 10 hours homework per week
The crash courses cover the language exams in advance and show you standard tasks. You will be able to rehearse these particular skills. On passing the exam, you will receive a certificate awarded by University of Göttingen, which is recognized by all universities in Germany and employers throughout the world. You will also receive a statement of results, showing how you performed in each of the five papers.
DSH/TestDaF crash courses take place several times a year, consist of 50 lesson hours. In these courses you get to know the examination format, the different types of examination tasks and you practise the different parts of the examination. Our experienced teachers can give you useful advice how to do the test as fast and as efficiently as possible.
Please be aware that these courses are not designed to provide all-round German skills but you can ask your teacher to cover any specific needs you have. The participants will receive all appropriate materials as photocopies.
TestDaF compact crash courses take place every one month always at the weekend before the exam and consist of 16 lesson hours. In these courses you get to know the examination format. Our experienced teachers can give you useful advice how to do the test as fast and as efficiently as possible. The participants will receive all appropriate materials as photocopies.
Intensive German courses
in cooperation with the
Institut fuer Interkulturelle Kommunikation e.V.
Heinrich-Düker-Weg 12, 37073 Göttingen
Katja Uhlemann & Upul de Silva
If you write us an email, we need time to answer it. Usually you will get an answer after 3 to 7 days. Please allow us this time to answer your e-mails!
phone: +49 - (0)551 - 39 - 211 97
fax: +49 - (0)551 - 39 - 211 96
By telephone we can only handle short inquiries, which can be solved within a few minutes. If you need extensive information, please direct your inquiries via email or visit us during office hours.
Our office hours:
Monday: 2 - 4 pm
Tuesday: 10 am - 12 pm
Wednesday: 2 - 4 pm
Thursday: 10 am - 12 pm
Friday: 11 am - 13 pm
Within our office hours you can get information about IIK-courses, register, pay for courses, pick up your certificate or look for advice. Please understand that we can only welcome and advise you during these times. If you like to arrange a consultation some other time, please get in contact with us by e-mail.
Our bank information:
Bank: Sparkasse Göttingen
Recipient: IIK e.V.
account number: 134676 / bank code: 26050001
IBAN: DE13 2605 0001 0000 1346 76
SWIFT: NOLADE2H / BIC: NOLADE21GOE
● University of Göttingen:
International Office / International Relations