German Language Examination for University Admission (DSH)

With the DSH exam, foreign applicants prove their German language skills, which entitle them to study at a German university.

Jade University of Applied Sciences has successfully applied for the exam license and will therefore be able to offer applicants the opportunity to take the DSH exam at Jade University of Applied Sciences starting in the summer semester of 2023.

Target group

All prospective foreign students who have applied to study at the Jade University of Applied Sciences and have the necessary language skills are entitled to take the language exam at our institution.


External (non-enrolled students of Jade University) and internal (enrolled students of Jade University) students can register for the DSH exams / DSH exam trainings.
Participation condition is a proof of German language skills at level B2.

Exam structure

The DSH examination consists of a written examination and an oral examination. The written DSH consists of 4 parts. There is an individual result for each part.

1st part: Listening comprehension 
2nd part: Text production 
3rd part: Reading comprehension 
3rd part: Scientific language structures

The oral DSH examination can only be taken if the written part has been passed with at least 57%.

Dates and deadlines

There is no application deadline for the DSH exam.
Approximately 20 people are admitted to each exam and when this number is reached, the application form is taken off the homepage and all other external applicants receive a rejection. Internal applicants (enrolled students of Jade University) can still apply until one week before the exam.

DSH Intensive Course: 31.07. -11.08.2023

  • Course times: Mondays-Fridays 10.15-13:45 hrs.
  • Price: 200,00 Eur (40 hours)

DSH Examination

  • Written exam: 14.08.2023
  • Oral exams: 17.08.2023
  • Price: 150,00 Eur


Information will follow after successful licensing of the university.


Information will follow after successful licensing of the university.