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Deutsche Sprachprüfung für den Hochschulzugang (DSH)

What is DSH?


DSH stands for "Deutsche Sprachprüfung für den Hochschulzugang ausländischer Studienbewerber" (German language university entrance exam for foreign students).


If you want to study your degree in Germany and you are from abroad, this is very important for you to know! There is a requirement by all german universities, that students need a particular german language certificate in order to get an university admission.


If your school certificates are accepted in Germany you will only need a proof, that you have enough knowledge in german language. In this case you need to pass one of the following language exams: DSH, TestDaF, Telc, DSD, ÖSD or Goethe.


DSH exam is only offered at some universities in Germany. For more details as well as for DSH examples and dates, please visit  the exam provider's website: