Certificates for English

English language certificate

Information on English language certificates


UNIcert® is a university-specific language certificate for English which the SZHB offers at different CEFR  levels.



Do you want to apply for a grant for an internship or a stay abroad?

A DAAD language certificate is one way of checking and obtaining confirmation of your English language competence.



The Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) is a standardised test of English language proficiency for non-native speakers.
Universities all over the world accept it as proof of the English language proficiency required for university admission.
Four skills are tested:

  • Reading
  • Listening
  • Speaking
  • Writing
The test takes 3.5 hours in total
Results are available 2 weeks after
the test date.
The TOEFL certificate is valid for
2 years after the test date.

The test can be repeated as long
as the test dates chosen are at
least 12 days apart.

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