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Cambridge exams

Here you will find all information about Cambridge exams.

The so-called "Cambridge Placement Test" offers an opportunity to find out about your own language level in English. This will help you choose the right exam. You can take the online test here.

The following exams are currently offered at the VHS Nordbayern examination center:

  • A2 Key and A2 Key for Schools
  • B1 Preliminary and B1 Preliminary for Schools
  • B2 First and B2 First for Schools
  • C1 Advanced
  • C2 Proficiency
  • B1 Business Preliminary
  • B2 Business Vantage
  • C1 Business Higher

Additional Information:


A2 Key (KET)
The Cambridge Key English Test (A2 Key Test) is aimed at anyone with a basic knowledge of the English language. The KET provides the participants with proof that they can communicate in English-speaking countries.

Exam date: 12.06.21
Registration deadline: 22.04.21

Please inquire about "A2 Key for Schools" dates!

Exam fee: 108,00 €
Reduced fee for students: 95,00 €

B1 Preliminary (PET)
The Cambridge Preliminary English Test (B1 Preliminary Test) is aimed at candidates with a solid foundation of knowledge. It attests that the candidate is able to cope with the language in all important everyday situations (job, training and leisure time).

Exam date: 12.06.21
Registration deadline: 22.04.21

Exam fee: 120,00 €
Reduced fee for students: 98,00 €

B2 First (FCE)
The Cambridge First Certificate (B2 First) is a globally implemented and recognized exam by the University of Cambridge. The level of difficulty of the exam lies between intermediate maturity and high school diploma. It attests that the candidate is able to find his way around English with confidence, both verbally and in writing.

Exam date: 19.06.21
Registration deadline: 22.04.21

Please inquire about "B2 First for Schools" dates!

Exam fee: 189,00 €
Reduced fee for students: 159,00 €

C1 Advanced (CAE)
The Cambridge Certificate in Advanced English (C1 Advanced) is a high-level final qualification for those who need English for professional or social life, or for training or study. In terms of difficulty, it corresponds to the Abitur level of an advanced course or at least 7 years of school English. He attests that the candidate can communicate competently and fluently.

Exam date: 10.07.21
Registration deadline: 26.05.21

Exam fee: 198,00 €
Reduced fee for students: 165,00 €

C2 Proficiency (CPE)
This exam is the most difficult offered by the University of Cambridge. The Certificate of Proficiency (C2 Proficiency) is recognized by universities abroad as a prerequisite for studying. Possession of the Certificate of Proficiency can exempt from certain university examination requirements. Successful completion of the exam certifies English skills that come close to that of an educated native speaker.

Exam date: only on request
Exam fee: 209,00 €