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English Language Requirements for exchange students

Exchange students are required to prove they have sufficient command of the English language by providing one of the following documents:

Online English tests during COVID-19

We acknowledge the difficulties experienced worldwide in taking the compulsory language test, due to the Covid-19 situation. Alternative English tests can be:

  • The TOEFL iBT (Special) Home Edition test is valid for February 2022, September 2022, and February 2023 intake, available everywhere that TOEFL iBT testing is normally available, with the exception of Iran.

Please note that other online English language tests (i.e. IELTS Indicator test, Cambridge online test, etc.) will not be accepted(!) 

Note: IELTS, TOEFL, TOEIC and DAAD test results must be less than two years old at the time of your exchange application at our university.

Special conditions may apply to students in UT double degree programmes; please consult your home institution.

Exemption during COVID-19

ONLY FOR THE COMING SEMESTER: You had English as an exam subject during your secondary education. This exemption is depending on your country, please check the country list to make sure if you must do the additional English language test or not.

You are exempt from providing proof of English proficiency: