School of Languages and Cultures

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Exam Schedule

In the Winter Semester 2022/23, the exams of the School of Languages and Cultures will take place on the following days:

  • Saturday, 28.01.2023
  • Saturday, 04.02.2023

For detailed information, please refer to the Download file:exam schedule.

DELE Preparation Course and Exams

In preparation for the DELE exams on May 13, 2023 at Furtwangen University, DHBW Villingen-Schwenningen offers online preparation courses (6 x 1.5h) on B2 and C1 level starting in mid-March. For further information, please contact Ms. Ramona Hummel (Email application is started:hum(at)

Dates for the next TestDaF exam at Furtwangen University (HFU)

The next date for the TestDaf exam:  14.02.2023, Campus FU

Registration period:  09.01.2023-06.02.2023

Please note that registration is only possible online at the TestDaF Institute:

Placement test

If you would like to take an English course for the first time this semester, please note that you must take a placement test beforehand.

All international students at HFU taking a German course at HFU for the first time, whether an intensive course or a semester course, and want to participate in a course above A1 level, must take a DaF (German as a foreign language) Placement Test before registering for a course. Those who have an international German language qualification (Goethe Institute, Telc, TestDaF) are not required to take the Placement Test but must present the certificate at the Language Center.

Students who would like to take a Spanish course above A1.1 are requested to take the Test de nivel de español before the beginning of the semester.

Access to the placement tests is generally possible c. 4 weeks before semester begins until the end of the 2nd week of semester >>> Registration