Preparatory German courses
You can only register for the German proficiency examination for preparatory German courses at the link given in the admission letter sent to you by the Registrar’s Office.
The University of Oldenburg offers preparatory German courses for applicants with the aim of obtaining the DSH certificate (German language examination for university entrance).
Entry: for winter or summer semester, entry possible with B2, B2/C1 or C1
Duration: 1-2 semesters depending on entry level
DSH: July or February, after B2/C1 or C1 examination course
Costs: Participants are enrolled and pay the valid semester fee.
You can apply online for a place to study at the University of Oldenburg via uni assist e.V.
The application must be accompanied by an official language certificate for at least level B1 (e.g. Goethe, telc).
Please note that verification by uni-assist can take 4-6 weeks.
Please contact the Registrar's Office of the University of Oldenburg for further information on the application procedure.
For the winter semester, you can apply from 15 May until 15 July.
For the summer semester, you can apply from 15 November until 15 January.
The German proficiency examination is an online test in which you must demonstrate that you have knowledge of German equivalent to a proficiency level of at least B1.
If your application has been accepted, you will receive a preliminary admission letter from the Registrar’s Office. You can find a link to the online registration for the German proficiency examination here. Please only use this link.
After registering, you will be informed of the time and place of the German proficiency examination.
If you have any questions or problems, please contact email@example.com (firstname.lastname@example.org)
You will receive an email with your result a few days after the examination.
If you pass the examination, you will receive all the information about your course and enrolment.
If you do not pass the German proficiency examination, you will not receive a place on the course and cannot be enrolled. In this case, please contact the Registrar’s Office and clarify the further procedure.
Please note that the course places are limited and course places cannot be guaranteed even if the examination has been passed.