German Intensive Course

  • The German Intensive Course takes place in the semester breaks before winter semesters (September/October) and summer semesters (March/April).
  • It is a four-week course exclusively targeted at international students of the University of Erfurt.
  • Prior to the course you have to take an assessment test.
  • for more information please visit "Courses during the semester"

Tests

Language test "DSH"

The University of Erfurt takes the DSH-Exam only for university applicants with a conditional admission to study at he University of Erfurt or the University of Applied Sciences Erfurt. External university applicants are not tested.

Dates: 

The next DSH will take place in September 2023. Further information will be announced in due time.

Contact:  dsh@uni-erfurt.de

Applicants are exempt from the DSH,

1. who demonstrate the language skills required for admission to a course of study in the context of a school-leaving qualification that corresponds to a German university entrance qualification;

2. who hold the "German Language Diploma (Level II) of the Conference of Ministers of Education and Cultural Affairs" (DSD II) [Resolution of the Conference of Ministers of Education and Cultural Affairs of December 6, 1996];

3. who have a certificate confirming that they have passed the Goethe-Zertifikat C 2: Großes Deutsches Sprachdiplom (GDS) or who have passed the Goethe-Institut's upper-level examinations - Zentrale Oberstufenprüfung (ZOP), Kleines Deutsches Sprachdiplom (KDS) and Großes Deutsches Sprachdiplom (GDS);

4. who have foreign certificates which, in accordance with No. 3 (4th indent) of the Agreement "Access of Foreign Applicants with Foreign Educational Qualifications to Studies at German Universities: Proof of German Language Proficiency" (Resolution of the Conference of Ministers of Education and Cultural Affairs of June 2, 1995, as amended);

5. who have taken the DSH at a foreign university under the organizational and content-related responsibility of a Studienkolleg or a teaching department of German as a foreign language of a German university;

6. who have completed a course of study in German studies;

7. who have taken the Test Deutsch als Fremdsprache (TestDaF) with a result that shows TestDaF level "four" (TDN 4) or "five" (TDN 5) in all four sub-tests;

8. who have passed the "German" part of the assessment test at a Studienkolleg;

9. who can prove that they have passed the telc C1 examination for higher education.


Language exams older than five years are not recognized at the University of Erfurt.

 

Sample exams:

"Musterprüfungen" on german site

Language proficiency tests

Language proficiency tests in winter semester 22/23

Registration via mail with the following information:

  • Name, first name   
  • Status (exchange student, full-time student, doctoral student) and matriculation number
  • number of semesters in Erfurt
  • last attended German course (screenshot ELVIS)
  • Registration deadline: January 22, 2023

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A2 - contact:  Theres Werner

  • written exam on February 3rd, 2023, 8 am
  • oral examination on February 1st, 2023, 2 pm or February 9 2023, 8 am

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B1 - contact  Katharina Kraut-Stuber

  • written exam on January 31, 2023, 2 pm and February 2, 2023, 12 pm
  • oral examination on February 8, 2023, 9 am

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B2 - contact: Theres Werner

  • written exam on February 7, 2023, 10 am
  • oral examination on February 9, 2023, 2 pm

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C1 - contact:  Viktoria Markov

  • written exam on February 7, 2023, 10 am
  • oral examination on February 9, 2023, 2 pm

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Courses in winter semester 2022/23

Montag

Dienstag

Mittwoch

Donnerstag

Freitag

08:00 - 10:00

Werner Deutschkurs A2.2

10:00 - 12:00

Werner Deutschkurs B2/C1