Entrance Test (E-EP)

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

Corona Virus and the English Entrance Test

  • Until further notice, the wearing of a medical mask is mandatory in all university buildings of the University of Potsdam. It is recommended to opt for FFP2 masks.
  • The currently valid SARS-CoV-2 Basic Protection Measures Ordinance, which is valid until April 30, 2022, no longer contains any university-specific regulations. For the protection of university members and guests, we therefore ask you to comply with all important current notices and regulations found on the information about coronavirus pages of the UP, especially under the heading "Which distance and hygiene rules apply at the University of Potsdam?".
  • The Department of English and American Studies still asks applicants to try to securerecognized language certificates (if possible).
  • Please understand that we cannot answer general individual questions about the test. Please inform yourself instead on this website (new information per "Last changed" at the bottom of this website)and on the website of the Department of English and American Studies.

On the Day of the Test

Please follow the instructions of the colleagues at the entrance to Building 70:

  • Masks must be worn in Building 70 and when entering and when leaving the rooms.
  • Please bring your own medical mask (OP or FFP2 masks). A very limited number of surgical masks are available. Disinfection dispensers are available in the building.
  • Only those taking the exam should enter Building 70; we request that only 10 people be in the foyer at any one time.
  • Do not come to the exam or leave the exam in groups, and do not meet in groups after the exam to exchange information.
  • Please wash your hands thoroughly again before entering the exam room. There are restrooms in Building 70.

Before the Test

  1. Have the following documents ready: 

a) Your passport/identification card (you must show a photo ID)

b) A copy of your high school diploma ( this does NOT need to be notarized. You may also present the original. We will not keep your records). If you have not yet received your high school diploma, please present your school  attendance certificate and your 12th grade midterm report card in place of your high school diploma when you register for the exam.

2.   Before the exam begins, we will need to document your attendance in writing. Please bring your own pen.

Rules in the Testing Room

  1. You may only enter and leave the room one at a time.
  2. You will then be asked to take a seat. Log into Moodle (e-learning platform at the University of Potsdam).
  3. After all exam participants have logged in, you will receive further instructions. After that, the exam will begin.

 

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 Zweiten 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 25. Februar 2022

 

Registration for the Entrance Test: see below.

 


Video Guide for the Entrance Test


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 Saturday, May 21, 2022 (**)

at the Golm Campus, Building 70 (Institute for Computer Science, Foyer) (**)

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

(**) Online registration is available here from Friday, April 29, 2022 (at 1:00 PM) to Wednesday, May 11, 2022, at 12:00.

! Please see "Corona Virus and the English Entrance Test"


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Test date on Saturday, June 25, 2022 (**)

at the Golm Campus, Building 70 (Institute for Computer Science, Foyer) (**)

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

(**) Online registration is available here  from Friday, June 3, 2022 (at 1:00 PM) to Wednesday, June 15, 2022 at 12:00.

! Please see "Corona Virus and the English Entrance Test"