Register at least 3 business days in advance by sending an email to mediothek(at)zems.tu-berlin.de and arrange an individual exam date.
The onSET exam is a C-Test. In this test format, general language competence is tested. The test consists of 8 cloze texts to be completed in 5 minutes each. The test takes a total 40 minutes.
The onSET tests are subject to fees in accordance with the Framework fee schedule of the ZEMS and the applicable determinations by the Executive Board of the TU Berlin.
Fees must be paid prior to the exam and proof of payment must be presented at the exam date.
The DAAD language assessment tests all language skills (listening, speaking, reading and writing) and can be used for a Master's program or for some exchange projects such as ERASMUS, Overseas programs and others. ZEMS issues language certificates in English, French, Portuguese, Spanish, Italian, Russian and Chinese.
The onSET exam (online language assessment test) is only a snapshot of your general language competence, i.e. it does not distinguish between listening, speaking, reading and writing skills in its assessment. The onSET exam is offered for English and German and can be taken on-site during the opening hours of the ZEMS Media Center.