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Click here to take a short test of your knowledge of German. The test should only take a few minutes.

TestDaF Preparation

The Department of German as a Foreign Language offers intensive courses as preparation for the TestDaF exam.

Lessons usually take place four mornings a week (9.00 a.m -12.30 p.m –four teaching hours per day). You have the opportunity to become familiar with the exam format and will learn strategies to deal with the various subtests.

You will also have the chance to take part in a model test under exam conditions.

The TestDaF is an international language examination for all those who already have a good knowledge of the German language. In order to obtain the maximum benefit from your preparatory course, you should have reached the B2 level in German before you register for the course.

Important Dates and Registration Information for the TestDaF Preparatory Courses

1. Fill in the application form application form. Please note our enrolment and payment conditions.

2. Send us the application form together with a certificate of a successfully completed B2 German class (or higher):

  • by post:
    Ruhr-Universität Bochum
    Bereich Deutsch als Fremdsprache
    Universitätsstr. 150
    44801 Bochum
  • by fax: +49 (0)234 32 14019
  • by e-mail:

3. You will receive an invoice to be paid immediately.

4. Hand in the bank receipt for the paid invoice to us or send a copy of it by post, fax or e-mail.

5. After receiving your payment, we will send you a confirmation of enrolment and an invitation to a placement test (onSET).