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    The d.a.i. has the following classrooms (Karlstr. 3):

    - Library (Bib.) 1

    - Ann Arbor (AA)

    - Saal

    - Chicago (3rd floor)

    - 4 rooms on the ground floor (EG): New York, San Francisco, Washington, D.C. and New Orleans

  • Contact


    You have questions or suggestions? Send us an email or call us at 07071/79526-14. You can also come pay us a visit at Karlstraße 3!

  • Want to become a teacher?


    The d.a.i. is always looking for motivated teachers for various language courses! You can find furhter information here.

  • 2 in 1


    Visit one of our language classes and receive a FREE library card for 6 whole months including ebooks!

  • Language trips


    The d.a.i. offers language trips for teens and adults. You can find our out more here!

  • Kreisbonuskarten


    The d.a.i. supports the KreisBonusCard and the KreisBonusCard Junior of the Landkreises Tübingen: You will receive benefits just like d.a.i.-members do. Children are able to take part in the language courses for free (5€ for buying needed materials) if they have the KreisBonusCard Junior!. Please contact the secretary's office if you are interested.

Language Tests

DAAD-Certificates can be earned online via Skype, you can send us an email if you are interested.

 

The d.a.i. is an authorized test center that offers TOEFL tests at different stages of English-level proficiency. We offer the academic institutional TOEFL-Test (TOEFL ITP), the TOEFL ITP Digital Test and the professionally oriented TOEIC Test Listening & Reading. We also offer DAAD language certification.

Here is a quick overview of our tests and test preparation courses:

  1. TOEFL® Junior™ Standard-Test
  2. Institutional TOEFL-Test (TOEFL ITP) and preparation course
  3. Preparation course for the internet-based TOEFL (TOEFL iBT)
  4. TOEIC Test Listening & Reading
  5. DAAD language certification

 

You are not sure what your English-level proficiency is? Take our online-placement test!

 

The Different Testing Formats

 

1. TOEFL® Junior™ Standard-Test

  • The TOEFL® Junior™ Standard Test was developed specifically to evaluate the English-level proficiency of students aged 12 to 16. It assesses their listening and reading comprehension, as well as their capability of using the correct grammar and vocabulary and serves as a means of showing their learning progress. 
  • The TOEFL® Junior Standard-Test evaluates the overall English-level proficiency separately from the school curriculum.
  • The questions are multiple choice. 
  • The test takes about 115 minutes. Before we start we give instructions and answer questions.
  • Price for a group of  3 - 12 participants: 85 € / d.a.i.-members 75 € per person
  • regular price: 164 € / d.a.i.-members 154 €

 

test dates available via email 

registration is necessary at least 2 weeks prior at the d.a.i.-secretary’s office (mail@dai-tuebingen.de / 07071/79526-0)

 

2. Institutional TOEFL-Test (TOEFL ITP), TOEFL ITP Digital Test And Preparation Course

  • The TOEFL ITP and the TOEFL ITP Digital Test are mainly needed in academic fields and are made up of three parts: Reading, listening and structure & written expression.
  • The questions are multiple choice.
  • The test takes about 115 minutes. Before we start we give instructions and answer questions.
  • More information about the TOEFL ITP test can be found here.
  • The TOEFL ITP Digital Test is the online version of the paper based TOEFL ITP test and is completed on the computer. The structure as well as the scale are the same for both tests.
  • We regularly offer one day preparation courses for the TOEFL ITP test. Our certified test administrators will do a trial run with you and prepare you for the upcoming exam.
  • The test and the preparation course usually take place on saturdays. In order to be able to offer a preparation course, at least six participants are required.
  • I M P O R T A N T : We want to make clear that the institutional TOEFL (TOEFL ITP) and the TOEFL ITP Digital Test are NOT the same as the internet-based TOEFL (TOEFL iBT). Please make sure whether you need the TOEFL ITP or the TOEFL ITP Digital Test. We take no responsibility in case the results of a TOEFL ITP or TOEFL ITP Digital Test are not accepted by your institution.
  • The test can only take place, if at least 3 people have registered for the same date. The decision whether a test will be taking place or not will be made at least two days before the exam date (thursdays).
  • You have to register at least 12 days prior to the day of the TOEFL ITP or the TOEFL ITP Digital Test. If you have already taken the  TOEFL ITP or the TOEFL ITP Digital Test before, you have to register 14 days before the day of the test. In this case you will not be able to register at a later point under any circumstances. If you are taking the TOEFL Digital Test, you must register 4 days prior to the day of the test.
  • Price TOEFL ITP test: 89 € / d.a.i.-members 79 €
  • Price TOEFL ITP Digital Test: 89 € / d.a.i.-members 79 €
  • Price TOEFL ITP preparation course: 55 € / d.a.i.-members 45 €
  • package deal: TOEFL ITP (Digital) Test & TOEFL ITP preparation course: 134 € / da.i.-members 114 €
  • In order to register for the TOEFL ITP test or TOEFL ITP preparation course click the button below:

3. Preparation Course internet-based TOEFL (TOEFL IBT)

  • The internet-based TOEFL (TOEFL iBT) is mainly required in the US & Canada.
  • The d.a.i. DOES NOT offer this test, only preparation courses for the test. 
  • The TOEFL iBT test is offered directly and only by the ETS. Allavailable test dates can be found at https://www.ets.org/toefl. The dates for tests taking place within Baden-Württemberg can be found here. Please be aware that you will only be able to see the actual availability for test dates once you have registered at ETS. The registration and payment processes are also handled exclusively by the ETS.
  • The d.a.i. offers specific TOEFL iBT preparation courses. These one day courses will give participants all of the necessary information about the test and what strategies will be most efficient in solving the four parts (Reading, Writing, Listening und Speaking) of the test.  Our certified test administrators will work through countless exercises with you and make sure that you are well prepared for the test.
  • Price TOEFL iBT preparation course: 55 € / d.a.i.-members 45 €
  • In order to register for the TOEFL iBT preparation course click the button below:

4. TOEIC-TEST LISTENING & READING

  • The TOEIC Test is the most popular test, with more than 5 million people taking this test each year all over the world for professionally oriented English. It is recognized by businesses all across the globe and can also be used as proof of sufficient English-level proficiency at universities.
  • The TOEIC-Test Listening & Reading consists of two parts: Reading and listening comprehension. The content of the test is aimed specifically at everyday work life within an international context. The questions are multiple choice. The test takes about 120 minutes. Before we start we give instructions and answer questions.
  • After taking the TOEIC-Tests Listening & Reading you will receive an individual score report, which details your English-level proficiency (including your strengths and weaknesses). Additionally, you will be able to order a certificate when you register (10€ per participant).
  • Send us an email and we will be happy to provide the employees of your business with the TOEIC-Test Listening & Reading and can also be taken online.
  • More information about the TOEIC-Test Listening & Reading can be found here.
  • Price: 179 € / d.a.i.-members 163 €
  • The official TOEIC website with further information can be found here: 

 

 

test dates available via email 

registration is necessary at least 2 weeks prior at the d.a.i.-secretary’s office (mail@dai-tuebingen.de / 07071/79526-0)

 

5. DAAD-LANGUAGE CERTIFICATION

  • The DAAD-language certification is a standard proof of language proficiency. 
  • It indicates the current level of language proficiency according to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR) and is often required when studying abroad. 
  • The DAAD (Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst) originally developed the DAAD-language certificate as proof of language proficiency when applying for the DAAD-scholarship. Today it is accepted by foreign schools worldwide as proof of language proficiency as an alternative to the much more expensive IELTS or TOEFL test.
  • The d.a.i. offers the DAAD-language certificate as proof of language proficiency in English and Spanish.
  • The DAAD-language certificate consists of the following four parts: Listening, reading, writing and speaking.
  • The existing level of language proficiency is displayed individually for each section of the test.
  • Each section of the test is evaluated on a four point scale (* - ****). scale **** is the best possible score, * the worst. The DAAD-score levels are similar to the score levels of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR). 
  • The period of validity of the DAAD-language certificate varies. Usually it is about one to two years.
  • The DAAD does not dictate the structure of the testing process of language proficiency. Therefore there are differences between the tests of different universities.
  • At the d.a.i; taking the test takes about 1 hour. We will need your available times (day and time), an email address, your phone number and your course of study (if you need to take the test for university) and the reason for why you need the certificate.
  • The test administrators arrange the tests themselves which is why they will be able to find a date that works with you personally.
  • Once you have paid for the test you will receive the certificate immediately after taking the test. You can also take this test online via Zoom or Skype.
  • Price: 40 € / d.a.i.-members 35 € (during our opening hours you can pay with debit or credit card)

 

test dates available via email 

registration is necessary at least 2 weeks prior at the d.a.i.-secretary’s office (mail@dai-tuebingen.de / 07071/79526-0)

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Deutsch-Amerikanisches Institut Tübingen
Karlstr. 3 · 72072 Tübingen
Tel. 07071-795 26-0 · Fax 07071-795 26-26
mail [at] dai-tuebingen.de · www.dai-tuebingen.de

 
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Bibliothek: Di - Fr: 13.00 - 18.00, Sa: 11.00 - 14.00 Uhr
Montags geschlossen
Sekretariat: Di - Fr: 9:00 - 13.00, 14.00 - 17.00 Uhr
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