Ergänzungsprüfung Deutsch (EPD)

Can I take the supplementary examination EPD without attending a course?

Yes, you can. However, you need an official letter of admission to register for the examination.

Can I provide other proof of language proficiency instead of completing the university preparation programme?

Yes, you can. However, once you are registered for a university preparation programme course, you have to prove your German skills by passing the EPD.

Do I have to take the supplementary German test after two semesters?

No, you can keep attending the courses for longer (up to four semesters) before you take the EPD.

What if I still haven’t passed the supplementary German test after four semesters?

In some cases, a fifth or sixth semester may be approved by the VWU commission.

What do I need to know for the supplementary German test and what’s the test like?

You will find out all about the test’s content and structure on our learning platform and during the course.