Preparation Course TestDaF

Sprachenschule Hamburg Deutsch
Type of coursePreparation Course TestDaF
Tuition90 minutes every day (Monday - Friday)
Lessons a week10
Time11:30 - 13:00 
LevelGerman at level B1 - B2 is required
Number of participants3 - 10 participants


To apply to study at a German university a high level of German is required. For many universities passing the TestDaF is accepted as fulfilment of their language requirements.

Course description

The course prepares you for the TestDAF exam using material developed especially for this purpose. There are two 45-minute lessons a day.

TestDaF exam

The TestDAF exam is not taken at Colon. The exam is taken at the Institut für interkulturelle Bildung Hamburg e.V. (IBH).  The current examination fee is €175.00

TestDaF exam dates

Exam datesRegistration deadlinesTest results
20.09.2018   26.07.2018 - 23.08.2018 31.10.2018
13.11.2018   18.09.2018 - 16.10.2018 25.12.2018
12.02.2019 22.11.2018 - 15.01.2019 26.03.2019
10.04.2019   13.02.2019 - 13.03.2019 22.05.2019
23.05.2019   28.03.2019 - 25.04.2019 04.07.2019
18.07.2019   23.05.2019 - 20.06.2019 29.08.2019
12.09.2019   18.07.2019 - 15.08.2019 24.10.2019
05.11.2019   10.09.2019 - 08.10.2019 17.12.2019

Open End course

Open-end courses are continual courses. These courses can be joined at any time.

Course levels

Our German courses are offered in accordance with the Common European Framework of the European Commission for Language Learning. This framework has six levels A1-A2-B1-B2-C1-C2.  Courses are offered at all levels, elementary courses (A1-A2), intermediate courses (B1-B2) and advanced courses (C1-C2).

The following table gives a short explanation of the language skills you will acquire at each level. For each level approx. 250 lessons in an intensive course (5x5) are necessary. For a detailed description of the language skills acquired per course level, click here.







You will be able to understand and use familiar everyday expressions. You will be able to introduce yourself and others and ask and answer questions about personal details.

You will be able to communicate in short conversations in familiar topics (e.g. basic personal and family information, shopping, local geography, employment).

You will be able to give reasons and explanations for opinions and plans.

You will be able to sustain a conversation on familiar topics and will be able to produce and understand simple texts on a wide range of subjects.

You will be able to express your opinion in detail, write essays and read works of literature.

You will be able to spaek German fluently and understand idiomatic expressions.

0 - A1

approx 2,5


0 - A2

approx 5


0 - B1

approx 7,5


0 - B2 

approx 10


0 - C1



0 - C2

approx 15



Morning Course (11:30 - 13:00)€ 325,- per month
Morning Course(11:30 - 13:00)

€ 99,- per week

No schedule available

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