Pre-study German language course (DSH)

German Language Test for the Admission of Foreign Applicants (DSH)

If you wish to enrol on a DSH preparatory course, you must apply in good time to join a degree programme at h_da via uni-assist and your application must be successfully forwarded to h_da. After this, you will be admitted to a DSH preparatory course.

The minimum requirement for registering for DSH courses is:

  • Goethe B2 certificate,
    or
  • C1 from another institute (language test required at a DSH advisory point).

DSH course registration

You can register in person for courses and examinations only at the DSH advisory point. For queries relating to language courses and examinations, please contact:

DSH advisory point (DSH-Beratungsstelle)
Ms Laura Gill
Haardtring 100
Building A12, Room 407
D-64295 Darmstadt, Germany
Tel: +49 (0)6151 16-37785
Website
Email: dsh.fbgs[at]h-da.de

DSH examination

Requirements for examination registration:
proof that a DSH preparatory course has been successfully completed (corresponds to C1 level) at a German university or a C1 course.

Further information can also be found on the language center website.

Examination dates and results

The exact dates for the written and oral exams and the deadline for registering can be found here: www.sprachen.h-da.de or in the Language Center. 

DSH advisory point

Ms Laura Gill
Haardtring 100
Building A12, Room 407
D-64295 Darmstadt, Germany
Tel: +49 (0)6151 16-37785
https://sprachen.h-da.de/sprachenzentrum/dsh/
Email: dsh.fbgs[at]h-da.de

Application deadlines

Winter semester: 15 July
Summer semester: 15 January

Start of DSH course
For the winter semester: October
For the summer semester: April

Contact

Ruth Dunn
Schöfferstrasse 3
64295 Darmstadt
C10, ZG31
+49.6151.16-38020