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Opening Hours Testing Center

To take our placement test and receive language certificates, visit our testing center:

Von-Melle-Park 5, Room 3030
20146 Hamburg

English, Spanish, French
Contact: Sarah Fischer

No prior registration required. You can come at any time during the opening hours, but please note that the latest starting time is one hour before to ensure that you have enough time for the test.

We issue our own certificates, which are accepted by many exchange programs such as ERASMUS and for most master applications. However, should you need a specific form (such as DAAD, bvmd, or forms by your exchange program) please bring a printout of this to the office hours.


Office hours winter semester 2019/20:
from October 29, 2019 to Januar 21, 2020
Tue 2-4 PM and Thu 4-6 PM

PLEASE NOTE: The testing center is closed during the Christmas break (21.12.-05.01.) There will be no tests during this week.

Extra testing times in the semester break:
There is no weekly testing during our semester breaks, but there are extra times for those who need a language certificate:

Tue, 28.01. 2-4 PM
Tue, 04.02. 1-3:30 PM
Mon, 02.03. 2-4 PM
Thu, 19.03. 2-5 PM cancelled

Temporary changes due to the Corona virus

Due to preventive measures regarding the Corona virus, the testing center will remain closed until April 20th.
For language certificates English
Should you urgently need a language certificate for English, please contact Ms. Fischer (sarah.fischer"AT" with a scan or photo of your student ID card. You will receive a log-in code for the test and further information.
Please understand that we receive a lot of requests right now and that we are very busy with changes due to Corona; we will get back to you as quickly as possible.
For language certificates Spanish/French
Should you urgently need a certificate for Spanish or French, please take the relevant test below and email a screenshot of your result to Ms. Guijas Gento (veronica.guijas.gento"AT" and arrange an appointment with her for a skype call for the oral examination.

Placement for class participation

Those who do not need a certificate but would like to take classes with us, please check our page Placement/Registration for further information.
Office hours summer semester 2020:
from April 21 to July 2, 2020
Tue 1-4 PM and Thu 3-6 PM
PLEASE NOTE: The testing center is closed during the Whitsun break (01.-05.06.) There will be no tests during this week. On 16.04. the testing center is closed. There will be no test that day.



German as a Foreign Language:
from October 29, 2019 to January 29, 2020
Tue 4 - 6 PM (room 3040)
Wed 2-6 PM (room 3030)
Contact: Dr. Nils Bernstein

For futher information, please contact nils.bernstein"AT"