telc Deutsch C1 Hochschule is an exam for those of you who have university related knowledge of German at a very advanced level and who have to show proof of their language knowledge for their university application. The exam is also very useful for those of you who already are at university or in an academic profession.
Is talking and thinking in German already your second nature? This is a clear indicator that you have reached a very advanced level of the formerly foreign language. You can express your opinion effortlessly, you can have spontaneous conversations with native speakers and change flexibly between different styles of language – from colloquial to professional. This is definitely an advantage for university where you will meet fellow students as well as professors. Your knowledge of German is so advanced that you only make a few grammatical mistakes and generally your conversation partner can understand you without effort.
Do you want to study at a German university and have to show proof of your language skills? The certificate telc Deutsch C1 Hochschule is the right choice for you. The exam was recognised by the German Conference of the Ministers of Education and Cultural Affairs on February 12th, 2016 and is therefore accepted by all German universities. The exam telc Deutsch C1 Hochschule is therefore equal to the DSH exam and TestDaF.
One difference to the DSH exam is that you can take telc Deutsch C1 Hochschule as often as you like. If you only passed the oral or only the written part of the exam, you do not have to repeat the exam as a whole.
Another advantage when compared to TestDaF is that the results of telc Deutsch C1 Hochschule are available faster. The results are usually available after four to five weeks – with an expedited correction (for an extra fee of 40€) they are available after two to three weeks. Please let us know in advance how quickly you need your certificate!
Please click here to find the price of your exam. Please remember to register at least 30 days prior to the exam. For all registrations completed later, a late registration fee of 30€ applies.
The telc Deutsch C1 Hochschule exam normally takes place on a Friday – the written and the oral part of the exam (written and oral) are done on the same day. The results are usually available after approx. six weeks. You can find a summary of the exact dates and prices here.
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The telc C1 Hochschule exam has a written and an oral part. The written part lasts for 3
hours and 10 minutes. The oral exam is usually a partner exam and takes place on the same
day as the written exam but can also be taken on another day. You will have 20 minutes to
prepare for your oral exam.
The telc C1 Hochschule exam assesses your reading and listening comprehension as well as your writing and speaking skills.