German Language prerequisites for application

In order to apply for the DSH preparatory course part 1, you have to submit one of the certificates listed by the application deadlines:

  • onSET Deutsch: assessment of language proficiency in German proficiency (minimum 74 points corresponding to B1 level)
  • Deutsches Sprachdiplom der KMK Stufe DSD I
  • Goethe-Zertifikat B1
  • telc Deutsch B1certificate with one of the following results: “befriedigend”, “gut” or “sehr gut“
  • TestDaF with at least TDN 3 in all four parts of the exam
  • ÖSD certificate B1

In order to apply for the DSH preparatory course part 2, you have to submit one of the certificates listed by the application deadlines:

  • onSET Deutsch: assessment of language proficiency in German proficiency (minimum 106 points corresponding to B2 level)
  • Goethe-Zertifikat B2 (or Goethe-Zertifikat C1)
  • telc Deutsch B2 certificate with one of the following results: “befriedigend”, “gut” or “sehr gut“ (or Deutsch C1 certificate)
  • TestDaF with at least TDN 4 in two parts of the exam or maximum TDN 3 in two parts.
  • ÖSD certificate B2