UNIcert®, foreign language qualification in higher education

The UNIcert® programme offers courses and certificates in higher  education  foreign  language  skills  (see the UNIcert®-Homepage). UNIcert® is provided by the Arbeitskreis der Sprachenzentren (AKS) who introduced the programme in 1992. To date, more than 90,000 students have obtained a UNIcert® certificate! The Sprachenzentrum at the University of Münster offers programmes on all three levels (UNIcert® I, II and III) and for languages such as German as a Foreign Language (DaF), English, French, Italian, Portuguese, and Spanish.

Costs:  To obtain UNIcert® certificates I and II, there is a fee of 10 €. More information here.
To obtain UNIcert® III, there is a registration fee of 30€. More information here.

 

 

Overview

Level           Languages Subject orientation Information
UNIcert I
(Level B1)
German as a Foreign Language (DaF), French, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish general language skills, not subject-specific Learn more...
UNIcert II
(Level B2)
German as a Foreign Language (DaF), French, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish Humanities and Social Sciences, Medicine, Law, Economics Learn more...
UNIcert III
(Level C1)
German as a Foreign Language (DaF), French, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish Humanities and Social Sciences, Medicine, Law, Economics Learn more...


UNIcert® I / UNIcert® II for all languages: How to apply for the exam and pay the examination fee.

UNIcert® III examination:

(a) oral exam (30 min.): listening comprehension; productive (individual or group exam)
(b) written exam (90 min): reading comprehension; free written language production
Every part of the examination will be graded.
The average grade of the four UNIcert® courses makes up 20% of the overall certificate grade. The overall certificate grade is the average of these five grades. All grades (four courses and the four parts of the examination) will be listed on the certificate.

 

UNIcert III: English, French, Italian, Spanish, German as a Foreign Language (subject-specific programmes)

 

Information about the UNIcert III® exams and the application form can be found here.


 

INFORMATION FOR STUDENTS

UNIcert®-general information (DE) (unfortunately, not available in English)

UNIcert®-exam regulations

UNIcert®-flyer

UNIcert®-film

 

 

Why UNIcert®?