Certifications & Memberships

Our Certifications & Memberships ● IH Düsseldorf ● IALC School ● TÜV Rheinland ● DIN ISO Quality Management ● AZAV ● FDSV ● ALTO

GoAcademy! Sprachschule - IH Düsseldorf



To ensure the satisfaction of our customers and the high quality of our language courses, the GoAcademy! Member of leading national and international organizations for quality assurance of language education.


Our service and our language courses are regularly examined, recognized and recommended by different independent national and international organizations to ensure the quality of our language training.

More Information about our Certifications & Memberships:

International House Düsseldorf | IH Düsseldorf

GoAcademy! is a proud member of International House World Organization since 2021. Founded in 1953, International House is a global network of 150 affiliated language schools in more than 50 countries. 

All IH affiliated schools share a quality commitment to their students, their staff and the planet. We want all students to achieve their aspirations and open new horizons by learning with International House Düsseldorf face-to-face or in an online environment. We also want IH staff to be a part of a team supporting students to progress and achieve.

International House schools are regularly inspected, both face-to-face and online, to ensure they deliver a high quality service. The objective is to ensure that students will have the same engaging and effective language learning experience with any International House school, regardless of their city and country, and regardless of how they are studying. 

FOCUS BUSINESS - Top Provider for Further Education 2021

GoAcademy! Sprachschule Düsseldorf is one of Germany's recommended further education providers on the basis of an independent data collection.
The following parameters were included in the evaluation:
Reputation based on the evaluations by students and a tone analysis of web contributions.
Awareness based on the number of online evaluations and content.
Customer proximity based on the number of social media interactions of fans and followers of the providers.

TÜV RHEINLAND & AZAV Certification

Since April 2010, GoAcademy! Language School Düsseldorf is accredited and certified by TÜV Rheinland according to DIN EN ISO 9001:2015 standard and AZAV standard as further education provider.

DIN - ISO is a quality management system that ensures, through clearly structured processes, a consistently high quality and continuous optimization of our courses. Best quality, best service, best price.

AZAV is an additional qualification that enables us to offer measures and training courses that are supported by the German Federal Employment Agency.

At the beginning of 2013 and 2016 we successfully passed the recertification according to DIN ISO 9001. In February 2018 the recertification took place in the new form 9001:2015 and we are proud that our quality management is certified for another three years.

This officially confirms what has always been important to us: sustainable quality assurance, high customer and employee satisfaction, meeting specific customer requirements and many other customer-oriented services.

IALC - International Association of Language Centres

There are 150 IALC language schools worldwide and we are proud to be part of them! The reason for this is simple: IALC only accredits the highest-quality, independent language schools that stand out for their excellence and professionalism. These schools are regularly inspected and continuously monitored.

The IALC Code of Ethics sets the standards for member schools and the IALC Quality Standards ensure that quality levels are not only met, but exceeded. All IALC accredited schools offer accommodation, language courses, cultural activities and ensure students they will receive the best assistance and support.

FDSV - Association of German Language Schools and Language-Tour Operators e.V.

A neutral assessment by outside experts is one of the most effective means of permanent quality control and therefore essential. This gives our customers the greatest possible security and orientation when choosing the appropriate language holiday in a diverse market.

The FDSV evaluates the offers of FDSV members by inspections on site.  The regular inspections of language schools, language courses and accommodation guarantee the compliance with the quality guidelines of FDSV and the requirements of the European Language Travel Standard DIN EN 14804.

The FDSV e.V. independently checks language tour operators for the quality of the offered language courses and then submits recommendations or includes them in your directory. Sprachcaffe has been there for more than 20 years and we look back on many satisfied customers.


TestDaF Institut

The test "German as a Foreign Language" – TestDaF – is a test to prove German language skills required for university admission. This certificate can be obtained by taking the TestDaF.

The TestDaF is offered in 96 countries by licensed, i.e. officially approved test centres. GoAcademy! Sprachschule Düsseldorf has been a licensed TestDaF test centre since 2015.

The TestDaF examination is centrally developed and evaluated by the TestDaF Institute in Bochum according to strict quality standards. All test takers receive the same examination questions. All exam results are evaluated by carefully trained assessors. www.testdaf.de


TestAS is the abbreviation for "Test for Foreign Students". TestAS is a standardised test used to assess academic aptitude and is aimed at applicants from non-EU countries who are planning basic studies at German universities. Universities use TestAS to select/admit students.

TestAs can only be taken in licensed test centres. GoAcademy! Sprachschule Düsseldorf has been an official TestAS examination centre since 2015. Our TestAS exam courses are specifically designed for foreign applicants who would like to take TestAs as a preparation for the German core exam. www.testas.de

The European Language Certificates

telc stands for "the European Language Certificates". The development and organisation of the internationally recognised system of standardised European language tests is carried out by the non-profit organisation known as Telc - language test.

GoAcademy! Sprachschule Düsseldorf has been a licensed examination centre since 2006. At our language school, enrolment is possible for the following telc language certificates: telc German A1-C1 (University), telc German B1-B2 Nursing and telc German B2-C1 Medicine.

Association of Language Travel Organizations (ALTO)

We are a member of the world's largest umbrella organization of language schools and language tour operators. ALTO has formulated four quality guarantees that each member has to fulfill: reliability, competence, truthful information and customer service.

ALTO's work is to promote language learning at home all over the world, to improve the quality of affiliate partnerships, and to offer innovative market and professional development for the benefit of its members.

fadaf - Association for German as a Foreign and Second Language

GoAcademy! has been a member institute of the "Fachverband Deutsch als Fremd- und Zweitsprache e.V." for about 20 years. The FaDaF association aims to promote the acquisition of the German language and to encourage intercultural encounters.  In this respect, it particularly promotes a better understanding of foreign cultures. 
Furthermore, its goals consist in the linguistic promotion of the study of foreigners in Germany, supporting the interests of the two disciplines DaF (German as a foreign language) and DaZ (German as a second language) as well as the individuals and institutions working in this field, and promoting the training and further education of teachers and young academics for DaF/DaZ. www.fadaf.de

Star Awards Finalist - ST Star German Language School

GoAcademy! has been recognized as a finalist in the category "Best German Language School" by Study Travel Magazine, one of the most important magazines for language travel and education. 

Over the course of several months, international partners vote for a particular school to receive this recognition. This award is a significant prize for those working in the field of international education.

Being among the finalists of the best German language schools worldwide is an acknowledgement of our work and commitment to education.