Online Language Placement Exam
Fall 2020 Placement Exam
Monday, 8/31 - Friday, 9/4
How to Access the Online Exam
1. Please send an e-mail to sign up for the exam between Monday, August 31 and Friday, September 4th to Professor Irene Motyl-Mudretzkyj: firstname.lastname@example.org.
2. Students will then receive a CANVAS invitation which they need to accept in order to take the ninety (90) minute online test.
3. A short oral interview with Professor Motyl-Mudretzkyj will be arranged via Zoom.
4. Further information about the content and format of the test can be found on the attached guidelines sheet (click to download attachment).
Please note all first-year, transfer, and returning students who have studied German prior to entering Columbia or Barnard must take the placement exam before enrolling in German courses.
Barnard Policy on No Exemption from General Education Requirements through Advanced Placement and/or International Baccalaureate Credits
Students entering Barnard in Fall 2016 and thereafter will receive points of credit for Advanced Placement (AP) and International Baccalaureate (IB) credit, but these credits will not exempt students from General Education Requirements. Further information may be found on the Registrar's website: http://barnard.edu/registrar/external-credit.