FAQ - Frequently Asked Questions

What is the DSH?

Who should participate?

What are the requirements?


What is the DSH?

The "Deutsche Sprachprüfung für den Hochschulzugang (DSH)" is often required as proof for German language skills for non-native speaker university applicants who do not have a German educational achievement.


Who should participate?

The DSH is targeted at non-native speakers that want to study at a German university. Please refer to your respective faculty for more information on immatriculation requirements.


What are the Requirements?

The DSH quizzes whether you are verbally qualified for German-speaking studies.

You should have at least C1 to successfully participate in the DSH.


Please refer to our German page for registering as well as more information on the DSH.


Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg
Sprachlehrinstitut (SLI)
Deutsch als Fremdsprache
Universitätsstraße 5
2. OG
79098 Freiburg

Phone:  (+49) 761 203 8983

Hans Overmann
Hans Overmann

Tel. 0761 203 - 5470
Fax 0761 203 - 3516
Room 02 006

Office hours:
Mo, 16:00 - 17:30
Fr, 11:00 - 12:00 


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