Next exam date: October 2021

The next exam will not take place until the end of October (exact date TBD). Registration closes 2 weeks prior to the exam date.

The GAI offers quarterly Goethe-Zertifikat exams but individual exams can be scheduled for alternate dates for an additional charge. To schedule an alternate exam, contact Language Services at or call 651-222-7027 ext. 101.

The German exams offered by the Goethe-Institut correspond to the levels of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR) and range from level A1 for beginners to C2 for the most advanced language learners.

For tutoring inquiries, please contact or call 651-222-7027 ext. 101 with a brief description of your language goals, desired location, and general times and days of the week when you are available to meet with a tutor.


As an affiliate, the GAI partners with the Goethe-Institut for language education and exams, cultural programs, and events.