ÖSD-Testing Certificate C1

ÖSD Zertifikat C1 (ZC1)
ÖSD Zertifikat C1 / Jugendiche (ZC1/J)

ÖSD Zertifikat C1

For the level C1 you must show language competence in different professional and social situations and you must be able to handle complex contexts. You must be able to communicate spontaneously, fluently and explicitly. At this level a high degree of accuracy, correctness and situation-specific appropriateness is expected.  

The ÖSD Zertifikat C1 is for people who want to study at a German-speaking university or who need the exam for professional purposes. The ÖSD Zertifikat C1 is directed at learners aged 16 and over.  

There is also a version for young learners aged 14 and above. The format of the exam is the same, the topics differ.

 Details can be found on the bottom… 

ÖSD Zertifikat C1

Austria

The ÖSD-Zertifikat C1 can be used for the admission to German-speaking study programs at Austrian Universities. Requirements depend on the university and the field of study. Please contact your university for further information.

Germany

The ÖSD-Zertifikat C1 can be used for the admission to certain study programs at German Universities. Requirements depend on the university and the field of study. Please contact your university for further information.

Switzerland

The ÖSD-Zertifikat B2 can be used for the admission to certain study programs at Swiss Universities. Requirements depend on the university and the field of study. Please contact your university for further information.

ÖSD Zertifikat C1

Speaking

2020 - Saturdays at 15:00 Uhr
50,-
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Writing

2020 - Saturdays at 9:00 Uhr
130,-
  • 30th January
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  • 17th April

Speaking & Writing

2020 - Saturdays at 9:00 Uhr
175,-
  • 30th January
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  • 17th April
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Exam Preparation 

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Details

Reading

Your overall and detailed comprehension will be tested by the means of different authentic text from Austria, Germany and Switzerland in four different tasks. You have 90 minutes.  

You can find sample tests here:  

Sample test ZC1: Reading 

Sample test ZC1J: Reading  

Listening

Your global, selective and detailed comprehension of listening text will be tested by the means of different topics in the standard language as spoken in Austria, Germany and Switzerland. You have about 40 minutes. 

You can find sample tests here: 

Sample test ZC1: Listening 

Sample test ZC1/J: Listening 

 

 

Writing

Candidates must write two texts: a formal email and an argumentative text. You have 90 minutes.  

 You can find sample tests here:  

Sample test ZC1: Writing 

Sample test ZC1/J: Writing 

SPeaking

The speaking exam will be conducted alone with two examiners and takes about 20 minutes 

 You can find sample tests here:  

Sample test ZC1: Speaking 

Sample test ZC1/J: Speaking 

Sample Tests

Here you can  download a sample test: 

VideoExample

Here you can find an oral sample exam:   

ZC1 Speaking individually  

 

  

 

Structure of an exam

Die C1 exam consists of 2 modules.  

Written exam (Reading, Listening, Writing)  

Oral exam (speaking)  

These modules can be taken individually or in combination.   

 You will receive one single certificate, if you successfully take both modules within a year at the same testing center.  Otherwise you will receive 2 certificates – one for each module. The exam will be administered by two certifies ÖSD examiners. Here you can find further information regarding the exam guideline and the terms and conditions during an C1 exam.   

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