C1 telc

telc Deutsch C1 Exam

C1 German Exam

ATTENTION: Sprachenatelier Berlin regularly offers extra exam preparation courses for this exam.

telc Deutsch C1 tests general German language skills at a very advanced level. The exam is aimed at adults who need German in their social and professional life or while studying.

You can express yourself spontaneously and fluently. You are familiar with colloquial expressions and can vary the language style in a targeted manner. You maintain a high level of grammatical correctness.

The exam consists of a written and an oral part. The written exam lasts 3 hours and 40 minutes. There is no preparation time before the oral exam. The oral exam can take place on the day of the written exam or on another day.


  • Written exam

    • Reading comprehension: 90 minutes

    • Break: 20 minutes

    • Listening comprehension: 40 minutes

    • Writing: 70 minutes

  • Oral exam

    • Speaking: 16 / 24 minutes

A model test for this exam can be found at: www.telc.net