telc stands for The European Language Certificates. It is part of an internationally recognized system of European language exams and is integrated into the Framework for Qualifications of the European Higher Education Area. It is completely aligned with the Common European Framework for Languages (CEFR), which applies for all European languages and is recognized beyond Europe. telc certificates are available in ten languages and for every language level specified by the CEFR - including German as a foreign language.
At Universität Regensburg, you can take the telc Deutsch “C1 Hochschule” exam at the Department of German as a Foreign Language. telc Deutsch “C1 Hochschule” tests academic German language skills at a very advanced level. The exam is aimed at people who want to study at a university in a German-speaking country, students, or those already working in an academic profession who would like proof of their German language proficiency.
The German Rectors’ Conference and the Conference of Ministers of Education and Cultural Affairs recognize the telc Deutsch “C1 Hochschule” certificate as proof of German proficiency for international applicants wishing to study at a German university. According to the Rahmenordnung über Deutsche Sprachprüfungen für das Studium an deutschen Hochschulen, “holders of the telc Deutsch “C1 Hochschule” certificate do not need to submit further proof of German proficiency in their application. The telc Deutsch “C1 Hochschule” certificate can therefore replace a TestDaF or DSH certificate.
The following dates for "telc Deutsch C1 Hochschule” are scheduled for 2023 at the Universität Regensburg test center:
|telc-2023/1||03.03.2023, from 9.30 a.m.||09.02.2023|
More dates will be published soon.
You can register for the exam by filling out the registration form below.
Please note the registration deadlines* for the exam date.
You will subsequently receive more information about the exam and payment methods. Please note that we can only process complete registrations.
*The registration deadline ends approximately three weeks (21 days) before the date of the exam.
Taking the telc Deutsch “C1 Hochschule” exam costs €175. Once you have registered, you will receive more information about available payment methods.
The oral exam usually takes place as a group exam with two or three other candidates. It takes 16 or 24 minutes. Before the start of the oral exam, you have 20 minutes to prepare yourself. The oral exam can take place on the same day as the written exam or on another day.
Please bring the following on the day of the exam:
Even if you already have a good command of German, you should know the structure of the telc C1 Hochschule exam. The Department of German as a Foreign Language offers a wide range of different Test Preparation courses. These courses are subject to a fee.
You can also find tips and recommendations on how to prepare for the exam as well as sample questions and study materials on the telc homepage.
telc certificates usually become available approximately 4 weeks after the exam. As soon as we receive your certificate, you will get an email from our Office with information on how to pick up your certificate in person. Alternatively, you can also have the certificate sent to you by mail. Please be sure to give us your current address so we can send it to you.
Copies of certificates are authenticated by telc GmbH with signature and seal.