With more than 5 million test candidates annually, the TOEIC® (Test of English for International Communication) is known as the most taken test for Business English. Over 5,000 companies worldwide use the TOEIC® to assess their employee’s language skills. Moreover, universities have implemented the TOEIC® as an admission exam to study certain degrees or as language certification, for instance, for application purposes after completion of studies.

Test   Format:

Non-incremental placement test (no pass-or-fail system) Internet based (passive and active skills)

Language Level:

A1-C1 in accordance with the CEFR (Common European Framework of Reference for Languages)


  • Listening - 100 multiple choice questions in response to audio prompts
  • Reading - 100 multiple choice questions using single or multiple texts
  • Speaking - 11 speaking tasks: opinion expression, solution proposal, etc.
  • Writing - 8 writing tasks: opinion essay, email draft, picture description

Test Length:   
3 hours 20 minutes testing time plus 30 minutes for biographical questions and a minimal 30 minute break – Listening & Reading and Speaking & Writing may be taken separately on the same day.  

With TOEIC®, you can prove that you have the appropriate English proficiency to work in an international environment. Therefore, the TOEIC® is a wise addition to your degree.

The Language Center of IZC is an accredited test center of TOEIC®. This means, you are able not only to prepare for this world renowned language test in our courses and workshops specially geared towards the participants’ needs, but also to take the test here in Clausthal.

The following TOEIC 4 Skills Tests will take place in 2019:

Wednesday, 12 February 2020,
8:00 – 13:00 in the IZC Language Lab (room 101, IZC)

Registration deadline: Friday, 17 January 2020

Documents must be submitted on this date no later than 13:00 (Room 12, Jessica Schulze-Bentrop).

The TOEIC 4 Skills test is scheduled for the following dates in 2020 (Dates subject to change!):

Wednesday, 10 June 2020

Wednesday, 2 September 2020

Wednesday, 4 November 2020

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Jessica Schulze - Bentrop

Room: 12
Graupenstraße 11
38678 Clausthal-Zellerfeld

+49 (0)5323/ 72-3320
+49 (0)5323/ 72-3939

Office hours for consultation:

Thu 09:00 - 11:00


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