CLA - Università di Napoli

Università degli studi di Napoli Federico II

The Goethe - Institut's examinations are renowned and recognized worldwide as official certifications of knowledge of the German language. Some examinations also serve as proof of the language skills required for admission to universities in German-speaking countries. The Language Centre of the University of Naples Federico II has been hosting the international Goethe-Institut examinations since 2012.

Certifications level.
How to register.
Calendar of exams.
Exam fees.


Certifications level:

Goethe-Zertifikat A2: candidates possess elementary language skills 
Goethe-Zertifikat B1: candidates are independent users of the German language and can interact in most every-day situations
Goethe-Zertifikat B2: It certifies that candidates have acquired advanced language skills.
Goethe-Zertifikat C1: It certifies that candidates have acquired very advanced language skills.
Goethe-Zertifikat C2 (GDS): it certifies that candidates have reached thehighest level of linguistic competence.


How to register

The exam is only for students enrolled at the University of Naples Federico II

Students have to enroll on the Goethe Institut site. Students enrolled at the University Federico II may ask for a discount code (Rabatt Code).
They have to ask for the code writing an e-mail to Fabrizia Venuta specifying their student's number (matricola) that will be verified by CLA administrative staff. After a check by the Direction for the internation certifications, they will receive by e-mail the discount coupon that have to be digited during the online enrollment for the exam.

For any additional question please contact Fabrizia Venuta.


Calendar of exams

In brackets the booking windows. The calendar may be subject to variations

Goethe Zertifikat A2:
- 03.07.2023 (enrollment deadline 06.06.2023)
- 16 october 2023 (enrollment deadline 19.09.2023)

Goethe Zertifikat B1:
- 04.07.2023 (enrollment deadline 06.06.2023)
- 17.10.2023 (enrollment deadline19 settembre 2023)

Goethe Zertifikat B2:
- 05.07.2023 (enrollment deadline 06.06.2023)
- 18.10.2023 (enrollment deadline 19.09.2023)

Goethe Zertifikat C1:
- 06.07.2023 (enrollment deadline 06.06.2023)
- 19.10.2023 (enrollment deadline 19 settembre 2023)

Goethe Zertifikat C2:
- 07.07.2023 (enrollment deadline 06.06.2023)
- 20.10.2023 (enrollment deadline 19.09.2023)

For the B1, B2 and C2 examinations, on the same dates it is also possible to take the individual modules of which the exams are composed, if one or more of them were not passed on a previous examination date. The booking and registration procedures are the same as for the general examination.


Exam fees (valid until the 20th October 2023)


The examination fee is not refundable, becausethe Goethe-Institut does not allow this.The CLA has signed an agreement with theGoethe-Institut that grants special rates for Federico II students.

Goethe-Zertifikat  A2: € 80
Goethe-Zertifikat  B1: € 105 (4 modules), € 35 (for each individual module)
Goethe-Zertifikat B2: € 120 (4 modules), € 40 (for each individual module)
Goethe-Zertifikat C1: € 140
Goethe-Zertifikat C2: € 200 (4 modules), € 60 (for each individual module)

For B1, B2 and C2 exams candidates may add modules on the very same day, if one or more of them have not been passed previously.
Booking and registration procedures are the same of the general exam.

Do not forget during the enrollment to digit the discount code during the enrollment before the payment (see "How to register" section).



The results will be made available online about five weeks afterthe examination date.
Certificates will be released at the local Goethe Institut venue, located in Naples, at vicolo Santa Maria a Cappella Vecchia 31 (info: 081-7648098,