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Foreign Language Skills at Level B1 of the "Common European Framework of Reference for Languages of the Council of Europe"

Foreign language skills are evidenced by school reports, university certificates or language certificates.

School reports

The foreign language must be documented over at least 4 or 3 years, up to the degree which entitles university entrance.

University certificates or certificates from other higher education institutions

The foreign language must have been the primary language of instruction at a higher education institution over at least two years.


  • International English Language Testing System (IELTS): 4.0, 4.5, 5.0
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL)
    • TOEFL iBT: 71 - 43
    • TOEFL PBT: 542 - 460 
    • TOEFL ITP Level 1: 542 - 460 
  • Cambridge English Language Assessment
    • Cambridge Preliminary English Test + Result Merit or Pass (PET)
    • Cambridge English: Business Preliminary (BEC Preliminary)
  • Pearson PTE Academic: 58 - 43
  • Test of English for International Communication (TOEIC)
    • TOEIC Listening and Reading Test: 784 - 550
    • TOEIC Speaking Test: 159 - 120
    • TOEIC Writing Test: 149 - 120
    • TOEIC Bridge Tes: 180 - 170
  • telc: telc B1-certificate
  • UNIcert: UNIcert I
  • Cambridge IGCSE
    • IGCSE 1st Language: on average B1
    • IGCSE 2nd Languag: on average B1


  • Diplôme d'Études en Langue Française (DELF) certificate: B1


  • Diplomas de Español como Lengua Extranjera (DELE): B1, formerly "Nivel Inicial"


  • Certificazione di competenza di italiano come lingua straniera (CILS): Level 1

All languages

  • UNIcert: Level stage I
  • The European Language Certificates (TELC): Level B1
  • Association of Language Testers in Europe (ALTE): Level 2
  • Documentation of successfully completed adult education course which meets the corresponding level: Level B1
  • Specialist assessment or lecturer examination of language skills acquired by living abroad, university courses or self-study: Level B1


For Masters applications: The DI code for uni assist e.V. is 2727