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English proficiency

The following English language certificates and levels are accepted:

  • Cambridge FCE, CAE und CPE
  • IELTS (min. 5.5 points)
  • PTE Academic (min. 59 points)
  • TOEFL (72 points internet-based / 525 points paper-based) 
  • OOPT (min. 61 points)
  • TOEIC (min. 400 points „hearing“ and 385 points „reading“)
  • Completion of a University degree for which the medium of instruction was English. Ideally, a clear statement is written on your transcript of records. Note that a letter from a Professor is not sufficient. It needs to be a statement/letter written by an official administrative institution of your University such as the examinations committee or the Dean.
  • a German Abitur (with at least 7 years English teaching in the Gymnasium)
  • Native speakers

The documents demonstrating one of the above need to be submitted as certified and (if necessary) translated copies (German or English). For TOEFL test results can be send directly to us using the following institution (DI) code: B627.