telc language tests

HORIZONTE German language school is an offical examination centre for telc language tests.
We offer in-house exams as well as the respective preparation courses at Horizonte. telc certificates are globally recognized and can open up doors to live, study or work in Germany. The levels are based on the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages ​​(CEFR).

telc German exams and preparatory courses

We are a licensed examination center for telc language certificates.

At Horizonte, the following telc exams take place several times per year:

Zertifikat Deutsch / telc Deutsch B1telc Deutsch B2 und telc Deutsch C1 Hochschule.

A three-week preparatory course takes place at Horizonte before each scheduled exam date. We accept registrations for exam and /or course.

telc exams at Horizonte

telc exams at Horizonte usually take place on Saturdays. The written exam is in the morning and the oral exam in the afternoon. You will receive detailed information and the exact schedule once the payment is complete.

telc Prüfung bei Horizonte
telc exam at Horizonte

Zertifikat Deutsch / telc Deutsch B1

Exam date: 06.04.24              220 € / 180 €*

telc Deutsch B2

Exam date: 24.02.24              180 €

telc Deutsch C1 Hochschule

Exam date: 27.04.24              250 € / 220 €*

Further dates for telc German exams at Horizonte will be published shortly.

*Reduced exam fees apply if the exam is booked in combination with the preparation course (see below) or being enrolled in one of our courses.

telc exam preparation at Horizonte

The preparation course at Horizonte usually begins 3 weeks before the respective exam and consists of 30 lessons in total.

The times of the lessons are Monday, Tuesday, Thursday 1.30 p.m. to 3.30 p.m., Friday 1.30 p.m. to 3 p.m. (10 hours per week). If there are fewer than 4 participants, the number of lessons will be reduced (21 lessons for 3 participants, 14 lessons for 2 participants or, in case of only one participant enrolled, 7 individual lessons) and scheduled accordingly.

Zertifikat Deutsch / telc Deutsch B1

Preparation course: 18.03. – 05.04.24         360 €*

telc Deutsch B2

Preparation course: 05.02. – 23.02.24         360 €*

telc Deutsch C1 Hochschule

Preparation course: 08.01. – 26.01.24         360 €*

* The exam fee is not included in the course price.

Taking a preparatory course is not mandatory. However, our experience shows that the chances of passing the telc exam are significantly higher after a preparatory course. In any case, you should have already completed the relevant level and familiarized yourself with the exam format. On there are practice tests, some of which are free of charge, and important information about the structure of the exam. If you cannot / do not want to attend a preparation course at Horizonte, we strongly recommend that you prepare for the exam on your own.

Registration for exam and/or preparation course

The registration deadline is 15 days before the respective exam date. After that date it isn’t possible to register or deregister from the exam. Places are limited and are allocated on a first-come, first-served basis. Registration is binding upon receipt of the examination fee. Horizonte must receive the total fee within the registration period.

In order to enrol please send us an email with the following information:

Subject: “telc [B1/B2/C1] Prüfung (und Vorbereitungskurs, [date])”
Information in the e-mail: full name, date of birth, sex (male/female), birth place, nationality, phone number and current mail address

It is essential for the participants to be on time the day of the exam and bring a valid photo ID (identity card, passport, etc.).

Evaluation and communication of results

The assessment of the exam is carried out by telc gGmbH and can take between 3-5 weeks (in exceptional cases longer). As soon as we receive the test results, we will inform you by email. The certificates / result sheets can then be picked up personally from Horizonte or sent by post for an additional charge.

If you have only passed one part of the exam, i.e. the oral or written part of the exam, you can have the result credited to the next exam. You then only have to repeat the failed part to receive the certificate. Partial results can be credited up to one year later. Please find detailed information here.

If you do not agree with the result, you can request a review of the result (Ergebnisüberprüfung) from telc gGmbH.

Cancellation policy

The enrolment for a telc exam at Horizonte is binding. Withdrawal from an exam is only possible in case of illness. Upon submission of a medical certificate, participants pay only the registration fee of 50 €. The rest of the exam fee can be credited or refunded. The medical certificate must be received by Horizonte no later than 2 calendar days after the exam date.

Important information about the telc exams at Horizonte

Horizonte carries out the tests as a license partner of telc gGmbH. The exams are developed by telc in accordance with the Common European Framework of Reference. The terms and conditions and the examination regulations of telc gGmbH apply. Anyone who does not adhere to the guidelines will be excluded from the exam.

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