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telc Language Tests

telc stands for The European Language Certificates. In Germany, telc and the federal government are partners for the language test which is given at the conclusion of integration courses. Thus telc certificates count as proof of a knowledge of German for naturalization among other things.

The TestDaF (test for German as a foreign language) assesses the four language skills (listening, reading, speaking, writing). It is available all over the world and is recognized by all German universities as a language test for the admission of foreign students.

The objective of the FaDaF (Association for German as a Foreign and Second Language) is to promote the learning of the German language and intercultural encounters. Further goals are to provide language support to foreign students in Germany, to support the interests of German as a foreign language as a subject as well as the persons or institutions who work in this field.

Bundesamt für Migration und Flüchtlinge (Federal Office for Migration and Refugees)
As the center in charge of migration, integration and political asylum, the Federal Office has a variety of functions, including decisions regarding applications for asylum and the protection of refugees from deportation. The BAMF (Federal Office for Migration and Refugees) also promotes and coordinates the linguistic and social integration of immigrants to Germany.

Deutsch-Französisches Jugendwerk (Franco-German Youth Office)
The DFJW is an international organization which serves to promote cooperation between Germany and France. It was established as a result of the Elysée Treaty of 1963, and its function is to promote the establishment of ties between young people in Germany and France and to deepen their understanding of each other.

The City of Tübingen
The Swabian university town, which has a population of approximately 85,000, about 28,300 of which are students, combines the flair of a lovingly restored medieval city center with the colorful hustle and the feeling of a young university town.

The University of Tübingen
The Eberhard Karls University of Tübingen is one of the oldest universities in Europe. It was in this University that over the centuries history was made in the fields of science and the humanities. Today, the University offers more than 280 degree courses, ranging from Egyptology to cellular neuroscience. The University of Tübingen supports a worldwide exchange between scholars and students.

Tourist Information Center
The Tourist Information Center in Tübingen, which is the city’s official partner for tourism, offers a tour of the city, a ride on the Neckar river in a punt as well as more than 30 other activities and events for your stay in Tübingen. Please take a look at our website to discover Tübingen’s places of interest and to see what else we have to offer.

The Gesellschaft für Akademische Studienvorbereitung und Testentwicklung e.V. (Society for Academic Study Preparation and Test Development) is the sponsoring company of the TestDaF Institute.

Stiftung Baden-Württemberg (Baden-Württemberg Foundation)
The Baden-Württemberg Foundation’s goal is to focus on the future viability of Baden-Württemberg and to ensure its sustainability. This makes it different from all the other foundations in Germany. It is the only one which invests exclusively and impartially in the future of Baden-Württemberg and thus in the future of its citizens.