Integrated skills modules, exam option

Preparation for the Goethe-Zertifikat

We offer preparation examinations administered by the Goethe Institute, examinations which are known world-wide and highly valued in professional life.
These examinations from the Goethe Institute test practical skills at different levels and require a solid knowledge of everyday German, both oral and written.They consist of a written paper (listening, reading, writing, including grammatical structures and vocabulary) and an oral exam.

Learning outomes

  • To express one’s ideas and opinions, defend one’s point of view and present a topic of general interest
  • To understand both the gist and detail of rather complex texts of general interest; to extract and note down specific information from a telephone conversation
  • To read rather complex texts for both gist and detail, highlighting specific information, and determining the common themes
  • To write a persuasive essay on a general interest topic adapted for a specific audience, demonstrating a command of the written language
  • To become familiar with certain aspects of Germanic culture
Level required various levels depending on the intended exam (Description)
Module lasts 3 days
6 periods/day
During the Summer intersemestrial period
Date on 19, 20 and 22 August 2019
Registration from 15 April to 24 May 2019
Module fees For more information
For additional information Please consult the following website: Das Goethe-Institut Prüfungszentrum der Universität Lausanne or Goethe Institute