Saturday, 29th April 2017


The Goethe-Institute’s German language examinations correspond to the levels of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR) and range from A1 for beginners (MQF level 1) to C2 for language skills at the highest level (MQF level 7).  All Goethe-Institute examinations can also be taken by external candidates if they have reached the corresponding language level. It is nevertheless recommended that you take a preparatory course. 

Goethe Institute Examination Certificates – their equivalence

Goethe Institute Certificate Malta Qualifications Framework
Goethe Zertifikat C2 Level 7 – Postgraduate Diploma
Goethe Zertifikat C1 Level 6 – Bachelor’s Degree
Goethe Zertifikat B2 Level 4 – Advanced Level
Goethe Zertifikat B1 Level 3 – SEC “O” Level Grades 1 – 5
Fit in Deutsch 2/Start Deutsch 2 CEFR A2 Level 2 – SEC “O” Level Grades 6 – 7
Fit in Deutsch 1/Start Deutsch 1 CEFR A1 Level 1 – School Leaving Certificate

All certificates issued by the Goethe Institute are recognised by the National Commission for Further & Higher Education.

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Messina Palace, 141 Triq San Kristofru,
Valletta VLT1465, Malta
(+356) 2124 6967


Permanent and temporary residents in Malta of German or Maltese nationality, not below the age of 18 years of age are eligible for membership to the German-Maltese Circle. Bona fide students between the ages of 14 and 18 are accepted as Junior Members.

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Dance Performance "Open Waters"

The German-Maltese Circle organises various activities such as exhibitions, film shows, cultural tours, forums, lectures, seminars, concerts, choral performances by visiting German choirs, chanson evenings, social and sports events and in fact, anything which helps to make especially the Maltese public more conscious of German culture and the German way of life.

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Section of the Dorothea von Wendland Library

The Library at the German-Maltese Circle is named after Dorothea von Wendland, the wife of a former German Ambassador, who in the early 1970’s was instrumental in the setting up of a lending and reference library in the former premises of the Circle in Floriana.

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Restaurant & Coffee Shop

Image of Coffee and Croissant

Entering through the elegant entrance hall of Messina Palace and situated in a converted arched inner yard is the Circle’s Restaurant & Coffee Shop where patrons gather in informal and cosy surroundings for a coffee break, a lunch or just a quick snack.

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