Entrance Test (E-EP)

English and American Studies (Bachelor) and Prospective Teachers of English (Bachelor)

Corona Virus and the English Entrance Test

 

Before the Test

On the Day of the Test

  • We kindly ask you to present the negative result of your COVID Rapid Antigen Test to the examiners in the interest of all parties involved. The results of the rapid test should not be older than 24 hours.
  • Safety or FFP2 masks will be provided to examinees and disinfection dispensers will be located outside the examination room.
  • Do not come to the test or leave the test in groups and do not meet in groups after the test to exchange information.

Rules in the Testing Room

  • Before the start of the test, you must register in person.
  • You may only occupy seats that are available according to the safety plan designed for the room, which guarantees sufficient distance (1.5 to 2 m) between the testees.
  • Testees may only enter and leave the room individually. When entering and leaving the rooms, masks must be worn (the mask can be removed during the test; safety is ensured via distancing). You must use the mask you have brought with you.

 


 

Registration for the Entrance Test: see below.

 

The English/Philology Department at the Center for Languages and Key Competences of the University of Potsdam administers the free e-Entrance Test (E-EP) of the Department of English and American Studies in cooperation with the Department.

Upon publication in the Public Notices of the University of Potsdam, the following test regulations went into effect. Please read these regulations (in German) carefully:

Ordnung zur Durchführung von Eignungsprüfungen für alle Bachelorstudiengänge bzw. -fächer am Institut für Anglistik und Amerikanistik an der Universität Potsdam vom 21. Januar 2015 i.d.F. der Ersten Satzung zur Änderung der Ordnung zur Durchführung von Eignungsprüfungen für alle Bachelorstudiengänge bzw. -fächer am Institut für Anglistik und Amerikanistik an der Universität Potsdam - Lesefassung - vom 21. Februar 2020

 

Registration for the Entrance Test: see below.

 


Video Guide for the Entrance Test

1. Einleitung 2. Wann muss ich die Prüfung ablegen? (00:01:04) 3. Abitur und andere Leistungen (00:02:07) 4. Studienfachwechsel (00:04:56) 5. Universitätswechsel (00:05:40) 6. Wann kann ich die Prüfung ablegen? (00:06:25) 7. Anmeldung zur Prüfung (00:06:48) 8. Vorbereitung (00:10:03) 9. Zusammenfassend (00:10:47) 10. Weitere Fragen (00:12:28)


Important information

... on your application and the recognition of equivalent test results

... all about the Entrance Test

... sample questions

Test Dates

If you miss the dates:

There is no alternative date for the Entrance Test. Applicants who cannot make any of these dates must document their language skills by means of an equivalent language certificate. Contact the Examination Committee of the Department of English and American Studies.

You can find information on recognized alternative language competence certification as well as how to apply for the recognition of such certification here.


Test date on Friday, May 28, 2021 (**)

at the Golm Campus, Building 70 (**)

 (** the exact time and place are listed on your registration confirmation)

 

The date is subject to the approval of the hygiene concept. 

(**) Online registration is available here from Friday, April 30, 2021 (at 1:00 PM) to Tuesday, May 18, 2021, at 12:00.

! Please see "Coronavirus: Will the English Entrance Test still take place?"



Test date on Saturday, May 29, 2021 (**)

at the Golm Campus, Building 70 (**)

(** the exact time and place are listed on your registration confirmation)

 

The date is subject to the approval of the hygiene concept. 

(**) Online registration is available here  from Friday, April 30, 2021 (at 1:00 PM) to Wednesday, May 19, 2021 at 12:00.

! Please see "Coronavirus: Will the English Entrance Test still take place?"


DIGITAL University Open House | June 11, 2021 (scheduled date)

"At the  DIGITAL University Open House, you can familiarize yourself online with the courses of study and programs available at the University of Potsdam...."

Test date on Thursday, June 24, 2021 (**)

at the Golm Campus, Building 70 (**)

(** the exact time and place are listed on your registration confirmation)

 

The date is subject to the approval of the hygiene concept. 

(**) Online registration is available here  from Monday, May 31, 2021 (at 1:00 PM) to Monday, June 14, 2021 at 12:00.

! Please see "Coronavirus: Will the English Entrance Test still take place?"


Test date on Friday, June 25, 2021 (**)

at the Golm Campus, Building 70(**)

(** the exact time and place are listed on your registration confirmation)

 

The date is subject to the approval of the hygiene concept. 

(**) Online registration is available here  from Monday, May 31, 2021 (at 1:00 PM) to Tuesday, June 15, 2021 at 12:00.

! Please see "Coronavirus: Will the English Entrance Test still take place?"

Registration for the English Entrance Test: 8 Steps

1) First, please inform yourself if you are exempt from the English Entrance Test. For information on recognized alternative language proficiency and equivalent test results, click here. Please avoid unnecessary emails and calls - all information on these questions can be found on the above website. Thank you for your understanding.

2) If you have to take the English Entrance Test, create a user account on the Moodle platform for Entrance Tests of the University of Potsdam.
You will then receive an automatically generated confirmation email. Click on the link in the email.
Please note the username and password you have set so that you can register for the test and take the English Entrance Test on the day of the test.

Your birthdate is required for the issuance of your certificate!

3) Log in again to the Moodle platform for Entrance Tests of the University of Potsdam to register for the English Entrance Test. Under "Course Categories" select "Anglistik/Amerikanistik" (also for prospective teachers of English).

4) Click on "EN E-EP 2021 Eignungsprüfung Englisch / Anglistik/Amerikanistik/LA Englisch" and under "Self enrollment" click on the button "Enroll me".

You are not yet registered for the English Entrance Test!

5) Read the information highlighted in yellow (especially "12-Punkte-Regelung ["Befreiung von der Eignungsprüfung"] und Antworten zu weiteren HGF zur Eignungsprüfung").

6) If you cannot be exempted from the English Entrance Test, click on "Anmeldung und Terminauswahl: ..." to register for the group/section that you prefer.

Now you are registered for the English Entrance Test.

7) After you have registered for a group/section, you will see informationen about the place (Campus Golm, Building 70 (Institute of Computer Science)) and time of the test.

8) You can then familiarize yourself with the types of questions in the English Entrance Test. Additional preparation material will not be provided.