How to certificate English proficiency

a) Test of English as Foreign Language (TOEFL) Internet-based Test (IBT) with a result of at least 90 points

b) IELTS test with a score of at least 5.5

c) Cambridge Test Certificate in Advanced English (CAE)

d) First Certificate in English (FCE) with a grade of at least B

e) a certificate of English language skills at level B2 of the “Common European Framework of Reference of Language (GeR)”*1

f) Placement test of the RWTH Language Center with the level B2 (MK 7)*2


*1 A certificate, certifying English skills at the B2 level of the Common European Frame of Reference for Languages, CEFR. This certificate can be a German Abitur certificate, where it is clear that a student completed English till the end of Qualification Phase 1 – that is grade 11 for the G8 Abitur, otherwise grade 12 – and completed the subject with a least sufficient performance.

*2 Only students who are enrolled at RWTH Aachen University can take part in this exam.

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