German Language Course
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). As a service measure for prospective applicants, the German Sport University offers its own German course leading to the DSH-exam.
Until further notice, the German language course will take place online!
Time period: spring/summer and fall/winter
Duration: approx. 4 months
Next intake: fall/winter 2022/2023
Start: September 19, 2022
End: December 23, 2022
Classes: 4 hours daily/Mon–Fri
(20 instruction hours per week (+homework)= fulltime)
Exam: DSH-exam in the end of the course
The DSH II exam is recognized by the DSHS*.
*Please Note: Please clarify recognition by other universities in advance.
Course fee: EUR 650,- per semester
Exam fee: EUR 130,- for preparatory workshop and exam
Qualification: admission to higher education in Germany
(→ for recognition of international qualifications please check the database „anabin“ www.anabin.kmk.org)
German knowledge: certificate stating at least Level B1 (European Framework of Reference) or Goethe Certificate, grade 2 (result “good”)
For winter semester: August 15
For summer semester: February 15
Link to the application portal mySpoho https://myspoho.dshs-koeln.de
Students can attend the German course for a maximum of two (2) semesters only.