Opening 2025 exam dates before summer holidays – register now

Opening 2025 exam dates before summer holidays – register now

This year, Swiss Exams is breaking tradition by announcing the 2025 exam dates before the summer holidays. Candidates can now register well in advance for exams such as Cambridge, Goethe, TCF, and Linguaskill Business. To understand the reasoning and process behind this decision, as well as its benefits, we spoke with our Chief Operating Officer, Simona Bogrova. Let's delve into the details and advantages of this exciting new development.

Opening 2025 exam dates before summer holidays – register now

Why are we opening the 2025 exam dates so early?

This is the first time we are doing this. Our motivation behind this decision is to be transparent and provide everyone the opportunity to register according to their school or candidate preferences in good time. We are big fans of planning!

We understand that opening the dates in advance provides more comfort and flexibility for our candidates. From my own experience, having a fixed exam date significantly boosts motivation to study. Teachers can also reserve exam dates in their School Access and let their candidates register later. If you don`t find an exam date that suits you, please contact us, and we will open an extra date for you. This extra service is highly appreciated by our school partners.

Which exams are included in the early release of the 2025 dates?

Cambridge English Qualifications: The world's most recognised English language exam, trusted by over 25,000 organizations in 130 countries.

Goethe-Institut Exams: An internationally recognised German certificate that proves your German language skills. It is valid for naturalization and immigration (fide-recognized by SEM).

TCF (Test de Connaissance du Français): Certifies proficiency in French for non-native speakers and isvalid for naturalization and immigration (fide-recognized by SEM).

Linguaskill Business: Assesses proficiency in Business English and serves as an alternative to Cambridge BEC, providing official international certification.

How can candidates and schools register for these exams? Can you walk us through the registration process? What are its benefits?

Certainly. Candidates can directly visit our registration website directly to book their preferred date. Here are the direct links for various exams:

Alternatively, teachers are welcome to reserve their exam seats for students through our Swiss Exams Access platform. Simply click on the link to go to your School Access.

If you do not have a school account yet, you can register for one in less than a minute at no charge. Register for a School Account.

Our platform offers a range of computer-based and paper-based exam dates, ensuring flexibility for your students. You also get direct access to results. Also, we minimise your administrative effort, allowing schools to efficiently manage reservations, registrations, payments, and more.

If you are interested in becoming a partner school and learning more about the services we offer, please contact us.

Where can candidates sit for these exams? Are there specific locations or options available for taking these exams?

We aim to reach our customers, candidates, and schools all over Switzerland to make it easy for them to take our exams, obtain their language certificates, and start their journey.

We are offering Cambridge English Exams in our locations in Berne, Lucerne, Basel, Aarau, Lausanne, Geneva, Winterthur, Zurich, St.Gallen and Chur.

For those interested in taking the Goethe exams, we offer exam locations in Berne, Winterthur, St. Gallen, Lucerne, Zurich and Chur.

Candidates looking to take the TCF exams can do so in Lausanne, Geneva, Winterthur and Berne.

Last question: What to do if the school doesn’t find the preferred date?

If you can’t find your preferred date on our website, don’t worry! Just fill in this form, and we will do our best to open an additional date for you. By releasing the dates early, we aim to make things as comfortable and flexible as possible for your candidates.

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