Internationally recognised tests
Applicants whose mother tongue is not English must demonstrate proficiency in the English language. Proof of very good proficiency in English must be provided in the form of standardised or accredited certificates. These should be at least at level C1 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages of the Council of Europe (CEFR):
a) UNIcert®: at least UNIcert® III certificate;
b) NULTE certificates: minimum level C1;
c) Cambridge English Scale: at least 180 points;
d) "International English Language Testing System" (IELTS Academic): at least Band 6.5; whereas the level for the competences Reading and Writing must not be below 5.5 in each case.
e) "Test of English as a Foreign Language, internet-based test" (TOEFL iBT): at least 93 points;
(f) Global Scale of English (Pearson Academic ): at least 76 points.
Successful completion of a test (a-f) must not be more than two years prior to the date of your application for admission.
Proof of very good proficiency in the English language can also be provided by successfully completing a course of study in which English proficiency at CEFR level C1 or higher is specified as an accredited competence objective in the Diploma Supplement within the last two years prior to the date of your application for admission.
Proof of very good proficiency in the English language must be provided to the Faculty of Philosophy by 30.09. when enrolling for a winter semester and by 31.03. when enrolling for a summer semester; this proof is a prerequisite for enrolment; conditional enrolment does not take place.