Foreign Languages - Certification


Students will receive a graded "Sprachzertifikat" For each passed examination. This language certificate will be issued in both English and German. It will also indicate the attained language level, according to the Common European Reference Framework.

The language certificates will be sent by email approx. 6 weeks after the final exam. 


It is possible to have your certificate sent by post by sending a prepaid and self-addressed envelope clearly addressed to:

Dekanat Fachbereich Wirtschaftswissenschaften | Goethe-Universität Frankfurt am Main
Campus Westend - Theodor-W.-Adorno-Platz 4 | D-60323 Frankfurt am Main

Please note:

Courses for all Students: Final grades will be marked on the certificate which will be sent via email.
Credit-Point Courses and Master’s Course:  Final grades will be listed on QIS.


Courses for all students: 90-minute final examination. Some courses include an oral presentation, which could make up to 20 % of your final grade. No credit points will be distributed for theses courses, which conforms to the examination regulations of the Faculty.

Credit point courses: Bachelor students in their study year of consolidation and specialization (Qualifizierungsabschnitt) can choose electives from Business languages within the framework of the interdisciplinary study component. The examination comprises a written exam of 120 minutes duration with oral exam and regular attendance. If the student successfully completes these requirements, they will receive 5 credit points (CP). Students can only obtain credit for a maximum of 3 specialization courses in business languages (for more information, please refer to the examination regulations "Prüfungsordnung").