• International language certificates

    International certificates

    An internationally recognized certificate can lead to a higher next step in your career ladder, or to a university degree abroad.

International language certificates

Do you require proof of your language skills and must provide a certificate? An internationally recognized certificate can lead to a higher next step in your career ladder, or to a university degree abroad. Show what you can do!

Document your language skill level:

  • Communication at work
  • In intercultural business situations
  • For studying at a university abroad

The KERN test centres offer the most important internationally recognised degrees, as well as tailored preparation courses.

Overview of the international language certificates:

TELC - The European language certificate (ten languages and six levels)

English, German, French, Spanish, Turkish, Italian, Portuguese, Russian, Polish and Arabic: telc certificates (The European Language Certificates) are available in ten languages and at six levels (from A1 to C2). Reading, writing, listening and speaking skills are tested.


The TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) certificate provides proof of English skills in an academic context and is mandatory for admission to study at more than 5,000 higher education institutions worldwide. All your language skills are tested: reading, listening speaking and writing.

The TOEIC (Test of English for International Communication) evaluates the competence in international professional English, both reliably and objectively. With more than five million people taking the test annually, TOEIC is the global standard in international communication. On request, you can sit the TOEIC test with no waiting time; your test results will then be available within seven working days.

TFI – Test de Français International

The TFI is an internationally recognised French language test, designed specially for professionals who work in an international environment and whose native language is not French. The TFI is designed for international businesses as a means of personal development.

Exam preparation Courses

Are you looking to pass your international certificate? Then our KERN Training examination preparation courses may be just what you're looking for! There, you’ll receive targeted preparation for the language certificate you're aiming for – be it telc, TOEFL, TOEIC, or the Cambridge certificate. The preparatory courses teach participants all the skills they need to successfully obtain the certificate.

Our qualified trainers familiarise the course participants with the structure and content of the course - so that nothing goes wrong. Register now!