DSH preparatory course

The Frankfurt UAS offers a preparatory German course for the DSH examination next to the DSH examination itself. This course is for applicants, who already possess good, but not sufficient German language skills in order to complete specialized studies at the Frankfurt UAS. The preparatory German courses usually take one semester and end with the DSH examination.  Prerequisite for the participation is proof of level B2 (GER).

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The preparatory course is a language course offered during the semester at the Frankfurt University of Applied Sciences for  the preparation for the German proficiency examination (Deutsche Sprachprüfung für den Hochschulzugang (DSH) for prospective students with foreign educational qualification. In addition, the preparatory course offers orientation in the choice of the 'right' degree course at the Frankfurt University of Applied Sciences.

Minimum B2 (GER). A proof (B2 - certificate) must be presented upon registration.

Target group
Prospective students, particularly for Frankfurt University of Applied Sciences.

Scope of course
approx. 240 units.

Course dates and examinations

  • Course 1 and course 2 summer semester: April - July (examination in August); Beginning on April 26, 2019
  • Course 3 and course 4 winter semester: October - January (examination in February), Beginning on October 18, 2019

Course plan

  • Course 1 and course 3: Monday until Friday 9:00 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
  • Course 2 and course 4: Monday until Friday 1:30 p.m. - 4:45 p.m.

The course placement takes place on the first day by drawing lots. The course times cannot be freely chosen. A withdrawal from the course is possible until April 1 (for summer semester) and October 1 (for winter semester).

The registration for the preparatory German course takes place via the Language Center (Fachsprachenzentrum) of the Frankfurt UAS. Language skills of at least level B2 GER (B2 - certified version of the certificate) must be presented upon registration. 

Registration deadlines
Summer semester: from January 2 until March 1 (or until all course places are occupied).
Winter semester: from July 1 until September 1 (or until all course places are occupied).

Once we have checked your documents, you will receive an email from the Language Center (Fachsprachenzentrum) with the request to transfer the course fee. The registration is only considered valid once the course fee was received. In case of great demand, an admission test may be the decisive factor.

Registration form (German only)

Course fee

  • 705 Euro (including the examination fee)
    The course fee must only be paid once you received the payment request via email. 
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