Deutsche Sprachprüfung für den Hochschulzugang (German language test for entrance to higher education, DSH)

Deutsche Sprachprüfung für den Hochschulzugang (German language test for entrance to higher education, DSH)

Preparing for degree studies in Germany:
“Learn German for university at university!”

International students who gained their higher education entrance qualification in a non-German-speaking country and who wish to study a subject taught in German at a German university must acquire appropriate German language skills before beginning their degree studies and demonstrate these in an examination. The “Studienkolleg/Academic Bridging Courses” offers prospective students of TU Darmstadt (and other universities) language courses and examinations for this purpose.

The B2 course is a semester-long language course for preparation for the B2 examination (CEFR) and ends with the B2 examination. Successful participation authorises you to enter a DSH course. The course lasts around 12 weeks and is held in the afternoons during the lecture period. Sufficient capabilities on level B1 ore better are necessary for inscription. The fee includes the book and the examination.

The DSH course is a semester-long language course for preparation for the Deutsche Sprachprüfung für den Hochschulzugang (DSH), as well as an introduction to working techniques and to the infrastructure of the Technische Universität Darmstadt relevant to degree studies. The course lasts around 12 weeks and is held in the afternoons during the lecture period. The course end with the the DSH examination. Sufficient capabilities on level B2 ore better are necessary for inscription. The fee includes the book and the examination.

The DSH examination training offers targeted, short-term preparation for the requirements of the Deutsche Sprachprüfung für den Hochschulzugang (DSH). It is held on eight days during the two weeks before the written DSH examination. The fee includes learning materials and the examination. The course is open to students having passed the appropriate courses and achieved capabilities on level C1 or better.