Placement Test

Being allocated the right course level guarantees success

To make sure you can learn quickly and effectively, establishing your language grade and assigning the right level of course is very important. Placement tests involve both written and spoken sections. Approximately 1 week before your course starts you will receive your results via email with all the details about your allocated course, course address and start date.

Placement test

The placement test consists of a written and an oral part. Both take place on the same day. Every student has to take the placement to test to receive a place in one of the courses.

Written part:

  • Approximately 60 minutes
  • Constists of a free writing exercise, multiple choice and cloze test

Oral part:

The oral part is right after the written part.

  • Approximately 10 minutes
  • One-on-one conversation with an introduction of yourself and questions about your life and personal opinions about a topic

You need to present an ID to take the placement test. 

Date and time:

Placement tests will start at the beginning of September 2022. You will be given an exact date by email after you have registered.

Location:

Placement tests for the winter semester 2022/2023 will be conducted online. More detailed information on the test process will be sent to you by email. Please note that the course registration before the placement test is face-to-face in Vienna.

 

Students with additional required subjects other than German have to register with us or the other cooperation partner. If your placement test shows a high enough level (FG/WF), you will subsequently be transfered to the VWU. Please keep in mind that in this case the refund of your course payment can take several weeks.

Ukrainian students are kindy asked to register directly at the VWU for the winter semester 2022/23 and take their placement test there.