The TOEFL iBT (Test of English as a Foreign Language) is the English proficiency test most widely accepted in North America and Asia, but is also generally accepted worldwide.

Since July 2006, the University of Mannheim has been an official test center for the TOEFL internet-based test (iBT).

In particular, the test evaluates language proficiency in the academic field.

If you have any questions, feel free to contact us!



Important Information


Online course for students to show the goal, registration, preparation and content of the TOEFL iBT® test.
Date: October 17 – at 5:00 p.m. (online)
Registration: HERE

Since April, you also have the possibility to take the TOEFL iBT® test as well as the GRE® General Test from the comfort of your home. Nevertheless, it is still possible to conduct the TOEFL iBT® test at a test center nearby in connection with a corona safety concept. This offer, however, involves increased costs, for which reason the TOEFL® test now costs US$ 5 more – in other words, US$ 260 instead of US$ 255.

TOEFL test dates 2024


The following dates have been allocated to the University of Mannheim’s Studium Generale for the conducting of TOEFL tests:

Date* Time*
January 12 10:00 a.m.
January 17 10:00 a.m.
January 26 10:00 a.m.
February 7 10:00 a.m.
February 16 10:00 a.m.
February 21 10:00 a.m.

* subject to change



Test results

The test result is available online approx. 10 days after doing the test. It can also be sent to you via regular post if this was explicitly wished beforehand.

The certificate is valid for two years.

Procedure TOEFL test

The test comprises a reading, listening, and writing section as well as a speaking section (via microphone and headset).

The test is conducted individually via computer and takes approx. 2 hours.

The highest achievable score for the iBT is 120 points.

Here you can find the information about the newest changes of the TOEFL procedure:

TOEFL Test Procedure

Signing up for the TOEFL test

Registration for the test is only possible via the official TOEFL website.

Testing room

The TOEFL test at the University of Mannheim takes place at the following location:

PC-Pool in L9,7 1st Floor, Room 100 (STN11707B)


L9, 7

68161 Mannheim

The test room is on the 1st floor.



Preparation courses

As the ideal preparation for the TOEFL test, we recommend signing up for one of our preparation courses.

You can sign up for a preparation course online from 6 February  via the Studium Generale-Website.

The following preparation courses are available:



200110/ TOEFL preparation course / 02-21+02-28+03-06+03-13-24 / 05.15-7.45 p.m.

200111/ TOEFL preparation course / 04-10+04-17+04-24+05-08-24/ 05.15-07.45p.m.

200112/ TOEFL preparation course / 05-15+05-22+05-29+06-5-24/ 05.15-07.45p.m.


Costs for the preparation courses:

€ 40 – for university/college students, school students, vocational trainees, ABSOLVENTUM members, and employees of the University of Mannheim and the Studierendenwerk

€ 80 – for external participants


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