Foreign Languages - Certification


For each passed examination, students will receive a graded "Sprachzertifikat". This language certificate will be issued in both English and German. It will also indicate the attained language level, according to the Common European Reference Framework.

The language certificates will be sent by email approx. 6 weeks after the exam. 

Unfortunately, picking-up your certificate at the Services Office RuW 1.203 is not possible at the moment due to the Corona pandemic. You can have your certificate sent by mail by sending a prepaid envelope labelled with your address to this address:


Dekanat Fachbereich Wirtschaftswissenschaften | Goethe-Universität Frankfurt am Main

Campus Westend - Theodor-W.-Adorno-Platz 4 | D-60323 Frankfurt am Main

Please note:

Courses for all Students: You can check your grades when you receive your certificate via E-Mail.
Credit-Point Courses and Master’s Course: You can check your grades password protected in QIS.


Courses for all students: 90-minute final examination. Some courses include an oral presentation, which could make up to 20 % of your final grade. No credit points will be distributed for theses courses, which conforms to the examination regulations of the Faculty.

Credit point courses: Bachelor students in their study year of consolidation and specialization (Qualifizierungsabschnitt) can choose electives from Business languages within the framework of the interdisciplinary study component. The examination comprises a portfolio assessment consisting of coursework during the semester in the respective foreign language. If the student successfully completes these requirements, they will receive 5 credit points (CP). Students can only obtain credit for a maximum of 3 specialization courses in business languages (for more information, please refer to the examination regulations "Prüfungsordnung").