TELC Certificates

The European Language Certificates, or TELC language tests, are international standardized tests of ten languages. Italk Sprachschule is a language test provider based in Zürich. TELC language tests examine your language skills using objective, fair evaluation criteria based on the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR).

TELC certificates are widely known and recognized as proof of language competence by many employers, medical institutions, schools and universities. They are accepted as language proof when applying for a Swiss visa or Swiss permit or Swiss citizenship. You should always check what level and which certificate is accepted in the institution that you are intending to apply.

What is the structure of the examination?

The exam consists on a written, oral, listening and reading examination

What we offer?

Preparation courses for all levels including practicing conversation for the oral examination.

Which certificate is right for me?

  • Deutsch A1
  • Deutsch A2
  • Deutsch B1
  • Deutsch B2
  • Deutsch C1
  • Deutsch C2
  • Deutsch B1-B2 (Employment)
  • Deutsch B1-B2 (Health Care Professionals)
  • Deutsch B2 (Medicine admission test)
  • Deutsch B2-C1 (Medicine)
TELC Certificates

TELC Fees

Registration must be done 14 days in advance.
The registration date or time cannot be changed, and you won’t be refunded if you don’t turn up.

 TELC Exam FeesTELC Late Registration Fees
Deutsch A1/A2CHF 180.00CHF 100.00
Deutsch B1CHF 260.00CHF 100.00
Deutsch B2CHF 320.00CHF 100.00
Deutsch C1CHF 370.00CHF 100.00
TELC Health Professionals 
B1-B2 Employment (Beruf)CHF 420.00
B1-B2 Health Care Professionals (Pflege)CHF 420.00
B2-C1 MedicineCHF 420.00
B2-C1 Medicine AdmissionCHF 420.00
Course Preparation FeesIntensive courses
Monday-Friday
2 hours/ day
Semi-intensive
2 evenings/ week
2 hours/ day
Deutsch A1/A2CHF 500.00CHF 600.00
Deutsch B1/B2 CHF 600.00CHF 700.00
Deutsch C1CHF 800.00CHF 900.00
Deutsch conversation practice*CHF 500.00CHF 500.00

*Conversation practice = 30 additional minutes of conversation practice after each class one to one with a native speaker.

Test Results

The results are in 4 weeks.