Languages and Cultures

Language Placement Testing


The Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures offers placement exams in French, German, and Spanish. For further information, please contact Birgit Noll  or Jim Karslake.

University of Missouri-St. Louis
 Policy Concerning the Fulfillment of the Language Requirement in French, German, and Spanish:

A student who is not a native speaker and who has not begun language study at UMSL, but who believes that he or she can demonstrate the requisite proficiency level in French, German, or Spanish to fulfill the language requirement, may fulfill the requirement by examination subject to the following procedure and conditions:

A student who has already begun language study at UMSL may only attempt to test out of the language requirement if their instructor recommends this option. In this case, the following procedure and conditions apply: