German as a Foreign Language in Business
The WiDaF test is a standardised language test that is offered internationally and tests occupation-specific German language skills.
It was developed by the Franco-German Chamber of Industry and Commerce.
Do I have to take part in a language course at the institute before taking the language exam?
No, you can register directly for the language exam if you already feel fit. This saves money and time!
Who can take the test?
This German exam can be taken by any non-native speaker.
Where is it recognised?
The WiDaF test is recognised by many universities, colleges and international exchange programmes and is valued by many companies as valid and reliable proof of an applicant’s German language skills.
Companies use the test when hiring and promoting employees whose native language is not German, as well as for in-house language training
Evaluation of the test
The candidate receives an assessment of his/her German language skills according to the CEFR – Language level: A2 – C2
Objective assessment, immediate evaluation.
CEFR: Common European Framework of Reference
It is a continuous measuring instrument. You always receive proof of your current language skills, there is no such thing as a fail.
Are there different WiDaF tests?
Yes, there is a ‘WiDaF test family’, which includes different test variants.
We offer the WiDaF for advanced students as an online test, remote proctoring.
Was sind die Vorteile des WiDaF Tests?
- high profile
- internationally known and recognised test
- flexible scheduling
- cheaper and quicker to perform compared to many other tests
- listening and reading are tested in a standardised multiple-choice format
- 150 min. test time
- Language level: CEFR A2 – C2
- you don’t have to classify your level beforehand
- Preparation material available
- Can be carried out conveniently as an online test
- You are not bound to a specific place, you take the test wherever you are and feel comfortable: in your own living room, in a hotel room, in the office, etc.
- Immediate test result