Placement Tests


Modern Languages and English

You can find the dates for our German placement tests here.

Before taking your placement test, please check whether the contact details, in particular your contact e-mail address in the Self Service Center match the information stored in your Language Center user account. If these differ from each other, there is a risk that your result will only be made available to you after you have reported it and we have manually corrected it.

Information on changing your contact details can be found at


Dates Placement Tests

Tested Language



Link to test (works only during the mentioned time)

This is not a registration.

A prior registration is not necessary.

You may only take part in one of the mentioned dates for the same language!

There is no registration, therefore you do not receive a confirmation of registration.

All placement test results will be available before the end of the official registration period, usually within 30 hours of taking the test. The point of time of your course registration, within the official time frame, does not influence course place

English, French, Dutch, Spanish

The placements via the online placement tests are available from

Mon., June 20, 10 am to
Tue., June 21, 11 pm.


Fri., July 22, 10 am to
Tue., July 26, 11 pm.

Please click on the link that will appear here to start the placement test during the mentioned times.

You do not need to register in order to take part.

The placement tests are ONLY for students WITH previous knowledge; interested students WITHOUT previous knowledge do not need to participate in the placement tests.

Before participating in a placement test you must create your user account at RWTH Language Center!

Create your user account now.