German language course

+++The onsite German language course for winter term 2020/2021 has been cancelled.+++

There will a new German language course for the summer term 2021!


International applicants to the German Sport University must pass the German language examination for university entrance, the DSHII (German language proficiency test for admission to higher education) or TestDaF TN4 (German as a Foreign Language).

The German Sport University offers its own German courses. In order to attend the course you must have gained a grade 2 pass (good) in the Goethe Certificate. This corresponds to Level B1 of the European Framework of Reference.

Students can attend the German course for a maximum of 2 semesters only. At present the course costs 550€ per semester. This includes approx. 14 weeks of 20 hours language course per week.

If you want to apply for the German language course please fill out the respective application form (to be found in the right column). Please note that you also have to fill out the financial declaration form.

All required documents you have to send via postal mail to the following address:

German Sport Universtiy Cologne
German language course
International Office
Am Sportpark Müngersdorf 6
50933 Cologne

Application Deadlines
for the winter semester: 15th July
for the summer semester: 15th January

Qualification for admission to higher education

If you don’t know whether you qualify for higher education at the German Sport university  you may get a general idea by consulting the database, an information system on the recognition of international qualifications in Germany.

For any further questions do not hesitate to contact the International Office.