Deutsche Sprachprüfung für den Hochschulzugang
The DSH (German Language Examination for University Admission) is used to check the knowledge of German of applicants from abroad. It is a university language test. Language skills are tested here.
The language skills include the following:
- listening comprehension
- Reading comprehension(including linguistic structures)
- and speaking.
The exam is divided into two parts. At the beginning there is a written exam. After passing this part successfully, an oral examination part follows.
The aim is a C1 level of the CEFR (Common European Framework of Reference for Languages).
With a C1 level certified by this examination, a student from abroad can study at a German university, university or university of applied sciences.
On this page you will find a lot of information about the DSH:
- current dates of exams and their registration periods
- practice examples for your preparation
- Institutions that can prepare you well for the exam
- general information about the examination.