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Foreign Language Skills at Level B2 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 5 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 the university (or study program) or at a higher education institution over at least two years.

Language certificates 


  • International English Language Testing System (IELTS): 5.5, 6.0, 6.5
  • Test of English as a foreign Language (TOEFL)
    • TOEFL iBT: 94 - 72
    • TOEFL PBT: 626 - 543
    • TOEFL ITP Level 1: 626 - 543
  • Cambridge English Language Assessment: 
    • Cambridge Preliminary English Test + Result Distinction (PET)
    • Cambridge First Certificate in English + Grade B or C (FCE)
    • Cambridge English: Business Vantage (BEC Vantage)
      Cambridge English: Legal (ILEC)
      Cambridge English: Financial (ICFE)
  • Pearson PTE Academic: 75 - 59
  • Test of English for International Communication (TOEIC)
    • TOEIC Listening and Reading Test: 944 - 785
    • TOEIC Speaking Test: 179 - 160
    • TOEIC Writing Test: 179 - 150
  • telc: telc B2-certificate
  • UNIcert: UNIcert II
  • Cambridge IGCSE
    • IGCSE 1st Language: on average B2
    • IGCSE 2nd Language: on average B2


  • Diplôme d’Études en Langue Française (DELF) Zertifikate: Level B2


  • Diplomas de Español como Lengua Extranjera (DELE): B2, formerly "Nivel Intermedio"


  • Certificazione di competenza di italiano come lingua straniera (CILS): Level 2

All languages

  • UNIcert: Level stage II
  • The European Language Certificates (TELC): Level B2
  • Association of Language Testers in Europe (ALTE): Level 3
  • Documentation of successfully completed adult education course which meets the corresponding level: Level B2
  • Specialist assessment or lecturer examination of language skills acquired by living abroad, university language courses or self-study: Level B2


Other certificates are examined individually.

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