Language skills, courses and examinations

Required language skills

Different language skills are required for each exchange programme. You will find more detailed information in the exchange programme description.

Language courses and examinations

The Language Centre of the University of Erfurt offers language courses and examinations in most common languages. These are free of charge for students of the University of Erfurt. The language examinations always take place at the end of the semester, but not every examination at the end of each semester. Find out about the dates in good time and register early enough!

The following rules apply for admission to the level B2 English examination:

  • Only students who have achieved at least 65 points in the Oxford Placement Test (OPT) will be examined.
  • Students who have scored less than 65 points in the OPT will only be examined if they have completed a B2 level English course at the Language Centre
  • An exception to this rule is possible if a longer stay in an English-speaking country can be proved. However, this does not mean that the B2 examination is waived for these students.