DSH-Niveaustufen

Levels in the DSH examination

If you pass the DSH examination, the result can be DSH-1 or DSH-2 or DSH-3.

DSH-1 means:

At least 57% of the requirements were met in both the written and oral examinations. Warning: Strict limitations on access to degree courses. A DSH examination passed at level DSH-1 verifies only the basic language skills required for degree studies. DSH-1 is only valid for admission to or enrolment in a few degree programmes and courses at all universities.

DSH-2 means:

At least 67% of the requirements were met in both the written and oral examinations. Access to all degree courses. A DSH examination passed at level DSH-2 verifies the language skills required for admission to or enrolment in all degree programmes and courses at all universities.

DSH-3 means:

At least 82% of the requirements were met in both the written and oral examinations. Access to all degree courses. Achievement of level DSH-3 shows particularly good German language skills. DSH-3 is above the level required for admission or enrolment.