Modern Language Center

Language certificates

ZEMS issues language certificates for the languages Chinese, English, French, Italian, Portuguese and Spanish.

A language certificate:

  • can be used to apply for a Master's degree program or
  • for some exchange programs such as Erasmus, overseas programs, etc.

For more information on the required language certificates for the exchange programmes, please contact Internationales of the Technical University of Berlin.

The issuing of language certificates is subject to a fee. Information on payment other important information can be found in the FAQs.

How to get a language certificate:

Fees & payment modalities


Fee for TU students40 euros
Fee for external parties80 euros
Withdrawal /
Withdrawal 3 days before the exam dateRefund of the amount paid less 5 Euro processing fee


Bank transfer

AccountTechnische Universität Berlin (ZEMS)
BankBerliner Volksbank
IBANDE44 1009 0000 8841 0152 59
PurposeLanguage report for ... (specify language)


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Fridayclosed in January