German Language Proficiency

In order to be accepted for a study program, you need to proof sufficiant German Language Proficiency. Sie können. Ludwighsafen university of Applied Sciences accepts the following certificates:

  • DSH-2, issued from a University in Germany
  • C1 certificate of the Goethe-Institut
  • Certificate of the Feststellungsprüfung of a German Studienkolleg
  • TestDaf-exam with level 4 in all 4 parts
  • Deutsches Sprachdiplom II of the Kulturministerkonferenz (DSD II)
  • ÖSD 2, the Austrian German Language Proficiency (= DSH-2)

In order to check your German of English language knowledge, you can take part in an online language test: OnSET-Spracheinstufungstest. The results should help you to decide, which language class will be fitting.

The DAAD-Datenbank informs about Language- and specialised courses from level A1 (beginner) to C2 (far advanced).

Internationales Studienkolleg der Hochschule Kaiserslautern and  Internationales Studien- und Sprachenkolleg der Johannes Gutenberg Universität in Mainz offer Geman(-Intensiv)courses for refugees, who are interested in studying in Germany and who already reached level B1.

Under special conditions, you can also take part in a Integrationskurs.