You are eligible to sit the exam if you are:
- a student who has been admitted to RWTH Aachen University by the International Office; or
- an external participant who has been admitted to another German university.
We charge an examination fee of 150 Euro + 25 Euro registration fee.
You can register for the DSH exam exclusively online. The exam dates and the registration link can be found in Dates & Deadlines DSH/TestDaF.
Content and Format
DSH certifies that you have sufficient knowledge of German to study at a German university. More information can be found in Content and Format.
Upon passing the oral exam you will be issued a temporary certificate. You will receive the official DSH certificate, DSH 1, 2 or 3, via post six weeks at the latest after the examination date.