Proof of English proficiency
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When do you require proof of English proficiency?
If you are applying for a study programme conducted entirely in English, you are required to proof the existence of a minimum level of English language proficiency with a recognised language test. Awarding of a place on the programme is dependent on this requirement. The minimum level shall be indicated via a verifiable language test result to be presented by the applicant in the form of specific lanaguage test result.
Degree programmes requiring proof of language proficiency
Recognised language tests
|Name of language test||International Business||Construction and Real Estate Management (NEW language requirements!)|
|Test of English as a Foreign Language - TOEFL||score 95||score 95|
|International English Language Testing System - IELTS (Academic)||7.0||7.0|
|PTE Academic Tests||76||76|
|Test of English for International Communication - TOEIC (Listening & Reading)||945 points*||945 points|
|Cambride English: Cambridge Certificate in Advanced English (CAE) and Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE)||C1||C1|
Other accepted language certifcates and scores will only be considered in consultation with the Examination Board.
|International Business (Bachelor)||Additional proof of English language is not required for applicants from English speaking OECD ccountries applying for the undergraduate degree programme International Business.|
|English as a higher subject in your school leaving certificate is not accepted.|
|International Business (Master)||TOEIC: *Applying for the Master´s degree programme International Business you need to pass the Listening & Reading test AND the Writing & Speaking test (4 skills).|
TOEIC at HTW Berlin
HTW Berlin offers the Test of English for International Communication (TOEIC) including a preparatory course for prospective applicants.
More information available here.
The number of participants is limited.