German Courses on demand

German Courses on demand

Preparatory course for the DSH German language test

The University of Passau offers international students and applicants preparatory courses for the German Language Test for the Admission of International Students (DSH).

Course Beginning of September
Course duration2 weeks (40 teaching units of 45 minutes)
Registrationuntil August 7, 2019


Entry requirements

You must have German langugage skills of a level equivalent to Goethe-Zertifikat B1 or above

Please note that the course will only be held if there are at least 7 participants; the maximum number of participants for each course is 20.

Registration form

You should send your complete and signed registration form to:

University of Passau
Language Centre  – German Courses Passau
Samantha Pallack

Innstr. 40
94032 Passau

or via email:

The course fee is 200.00 Euro

Please transfer the course fee of
EUR 200.00 to the Universitys bank account. To make your registration binding the payment must reach us before August 9, 2019.

We reserve the right to retain your fee to cover our costs if you decide to cancel your registration after August 16, 2019.

Bank account details:

Bank: Sparkasse Passau
IBAN: DE 52740500000240251249
Reference: DSHVK + your family name

Important: Your registration for the preparatory course is incomplete until we receive the full amount in our bank account.

Further details on the DSH test


In order to be eligible for taking the DSH exam at the University of Passau, you must demonstrate German language skills of a level equivalent to Goethe-Zertifikat B1 or above. International applicants who have not yet taken any of the required examinations but are able to demonstrate a German proficiency level commensurate with level B1 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR) should proceed with their application; they will then be admitted on condition that they pass the DSH-2 test or TestDaF Level TDN 4 within a set timeframe.