This exam is primarily for graduate students whose degree requires proof of proficiency in a language other than English.
Exam sessions are given four times during the academic year on alternating Saturdays and Sundays. They are also given once during the summer. Dates, times, location and registration deadlines for upcoming tests are listed below.
2019 - 2020
All exams begin at 9:30 a.m. in Room 421 at 1 Spring Street in New Brunswick, NJ.
Depending upon the availability of faculty members for preparation and grading, the Foreign Language Examinations will be given this summer on:
|Registration Deadline||Test Date|
|Friday, September 27, 2019||Sunday, October 6, 2019|
|Friday, November 1, 2019||Saturday, November 16, 2019|
|Friday, January 24, 2020||Sunday, February 9, 2020|
|Friday, March 27, 2020||Saturday, April 11, 2020|
In modern languages, one of two selections, either a passage in the Humanities or the Sciences, must be translated into idiomatically correct English. Art History Ph.D. students taking the exam in German translate a text chosen by their department.
All students will have one hour and 45 minutes to complete the exam, during which one dictionary (non electronic) may be used.
Exams may be taken in the following languages: Arabic, Catalan, Chinese, French, German, Greek, Hindi, Hebrew, Italian, Latin, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish - provided examiners are available. Please note that you CANNOT take the exam in your mother tongue!
Results may be obtained approximately two weeks after the exam date by calling either your department or the Graduate School.
The fee is $30.00 (non-refundable). A valid ID is necessary for admittance.
For further information, call (848) 932-7883 or email Daissy Santamaria at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Click HERE to register.
Main office: 1 Spring Street, New Brunswick NJ 08901