NSH is an official Goethe-Institut testing centre

With its reputation and quality management, the Goethe-Institut guarantees that the highest professional standards of foreign language testing are met.

Very highly acknowledged throughout the world

Goethe-Institut certificates are well known all over the world and are commonly used as a measure of qualification by employers and advanced educational institutions in many countries.

Certification possibilities Goethe certificates

General information about the examination

  • The examination fee must be paid 10 days before the examination date at the latest.
  • If you de-register with us fewer than 20 days before the examination, we will have to charge you 50% of the examination fee. If you de-register 10 days or fewer before the examination or do not attend the exam, we will charge 100% of the examination fee.
  • Your personal examination plan will be sent to you 10 days before the exam.
  • Please bring your identity card and your receipt for the examination fee with you on the day of the exam.
  • The results will be announced approximately 4 weeks after the test.

Testing dates and prices

Goethe Examination dates

Overview language levels

Here you will find an overview of the language levels according to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR).





Dr. Cordula Höflich 

Dr. Cordula Höflich

Director Goethe-Institut Testing Centre

Tel. +41 61 202 12 10


Do you have any further questions? I am happy to give you information concerning the examination layout, content and results. Your best option is to ring me or send me an email.