Language Certificates & Tests

DAAD Certificate without Taking a Language Test

Students who have sucessfully completed a language course at the TUM Language Center may receive a DAAD Certificate at the corresponding level. Please send the relevant TUMonline printout ("Einzelleistungsnachweis") via email to with the request for a DAAD Certificate. Please bear in mind that the results of the module exam is only valid for one year, with the exception of English: exam results are valid for more than one year.

You do not need a DAAD Certificate for all programs or activities abroad. Please contact the International Center to see which form of proof you need for your plans abroad.

DAAD Certificate

At the TUM Language Center, you can take a test and receive a DAAD Certificate for various languages. This certificate can be used to apply for an exchange program or internship abroad (e.g. DAAD, TUMexchange, LAOTSE, BWL).

On the specified testings days, you can register to take the DAAD test for English, French, Italian and Spanish. Plan on having to wait at least one week to receive your results. The signed DAAD Certificates can be picked up at the TUM Language Center central office (room 102, Richard-Wagner-Str.3) during opening hours. You will have to show your student I.D. to receive your certificate.


We offer the DAAD test every week on the Munich and Garching campuses and one to two times per month on the Weihenstephan campus. The test fills up quickly, so be sure to register well ahead of time. Read more and register here.


The French DAAD Test lasts 90 minutes. Please register by sending an email to

Testing dates and further information about the French DAAD Test (pdf, 186 kB)


Please register early by sending an email to

Testing dates and further information about the Italien DAAD Test (pdf, 188 kB)


Please register early by sending an email to
Testing dates and further information about the Spanish DAAD Test (pdf, 78 kB)



The Portuguese DAAD Test is only given upon request. Please contact

Additional Languages

Information concerning external Language Tests & Certificates

(These services are not provided by the TUM Language Center)

Test DaF & DSH

International applicants must present proof of their German language through taking the TestDaF or DSH. The TUM Language Center offers no German language certification tests or test-preparation courses for these tests. Information about the TestDaf can be found on the website of the TestDaF-Institut.


You can register for the IELTS through the British Council. Click here for more information about the IELTS.


Cambridge English Exam

Pearson PTE Academic