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Mainz University of Applied Sciences has been a certified TOEFL iBT testing center (ETS® Certified Test Administration Site) since 2007.



(Test of English as a Foreign Language – internet-based test)

The TOEFL iBT tests how proficient you are in the four language skills of reading, listening comprehension, speaking and writing in English and whether you are able to use these skills in everyday university life. The language test serves as a standardized, internationally recognized and objective basis for assessment. It is intended for school students, university students and other interested individuals wishing to pursue an international degree program or a postgraduate master's degree program at German or foreign universities.


Time limit




54–72 minutes

30–40 questions

Reading 3 or 4 paragraphs from academic texts followed by questions.


41–57 minutes

28–39 questions

Listening to lectures or following classroom discussions; then answering questions.


10 minutes


17 minutes

4 tasks

Developing an opinion on a familiar subject; speaking on the basis of reading and listening comprehension tasks.


50 minutes

2 tasks

Writing an essay on the basis of reading and listening comprehension tasks; writing your own opinion


Prepare for the TOEFL iBT® Test
Online-Resources on the ETS-Website

(PDF, 72 pages)


  • Books that can be checked out from the library of Mainz University of Applied Sciences
  • Books for preparation should always be as up-to-date as possible, including CD-ROM, and should prepare you for all sections of the test
  • Practice materials are available in bookstores, for example:
    • Cracking the TOEFL iBT with Audio CD, 2014 Edition (College Test Preparation)
    • Official Guide to the TOEFL Test with CD-ROM (McGraw-Hill's Official Guide to the TOEFL Ibt (W/CD))
    • TOEFL iBT with CD-ROM and 2 Audio CDs (Barron's TOEFL IBT (W/CD))
    • Testbuilder for TOEFL iBT(TM): Student's Book with 2 Audio-CDs and Key
  • The official YouTube channel
  • Official TOEFL iBT Tests with Audio, €27
  • Online practice test with evaluation and ETS feedback (for a fee)

You can find more information about the TOEFL iBT in general and about preparing for it on the TOEFL website.



Mainz University of Applied Sciences testing center CODE: 4460


10:00 am –2:00 pm; Check-in: 9:30 pm
Please register here.

Hochschule Mainz, Standort Campus, Lucy-Hillebrand-Str. 2, 55128 Mainz
Room B1.04

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