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Goethe Certificate A2


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CHF 200.00


This exam qualifies the German language level A2 according to the CEFR (Common European Framework of Reference for Languages) and is accompanied by an official certificate issued by the internationally recognised Goethe Institute.

The examination includes the parts listening, reading and writing (90 minutes, written) and speaking (15 minutes, oral, pair examination) and is held in one afternoon. It is offered several times a year.

With language skills at level A2 you can:

  • understand and use sentences and frequently used expressions in everyday situations.
  • communicate in simple, routine situations involving the exchange of information on familiar and common topics.
  • describe in simple terms your own background and education, immediate environment and things related to immediate needs.
Exam training

In order for you to be well prepared for the Goethe-Zertifikatprüfung A2, we recommend our official Goethe Examination Training A2 course.

You can find further information about the exam training here:

  • Location. All NSH classrooms are easily accessible - whether by public transport, car or bicycle.
  • Quality. Teachers working at NSH are educated and certified native speakers.
  • Certified. For over 70 years, NSH is an established and well-regarded institution in the education market. It is certified according to ISO 29990, the quality management system for the education and training sector

105 minutes in one day

Placement test

For a first assessment of your language level use the language test below. Take about 20 minutes of your time. Send the test result to and we will contact you as soon as possible.


Target group

This test is suitable for all adult foreign language learners who have German language skills at level A2 and would like to have these confirmed with an internationally valid certificate.

NSH Sprachschule Deutsch Goethe Zertifikat Niveau A2



Examination fee  200.00
Exam information
  • The examination fee must be paid at least 10 days before the examination date.
  • If we receive cancellations less than 20 days before the examination date, we will charge 50% of the examination fee. Cancellations received more than 10 days before the examination date or absences will be charged 100% of the examination fee.
  • Your personal exam schedule will be sent to you 10 days before the exam.
  • Please bring your identity card and the receipt for the payment of the examination fee with you on the day of the examination.
  • You will receive the results approximately 4 weeks after the exam.

The achievement of the language level A2 will be shown with an official Goethe-Zertifikat A2 of the Goethe-Institut.

Start Dates and Registration

  • Basel
November 2021
Goethe exam A2
Start/End Dates
We. 03.11.2021 / We. 03.11.2021
CHF 200.00
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Brigitte Pirovano
+41 61 202 12 04