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German language proficiency test for admission (DSH)


TU Clausthal offers a DSH exam which is nationally recognized. This exam takes place twice a year, in February/March and July/August.

Participation requirements:

  • Exam fee of 100 euros
  • Confirmation of your applicant status, an acceptance letter or enrollment confirmation from the TU Clausthal (external applicants are not admitted)
  • Certificate of successful completion of C1.1 level (a minimum of 67% of the overall score of the written part must be reached) from the following institutions: Volkshochschulen, universities, Goethe-Institut, Carl-Duisberg-Centren*

We do not accept:

  • attendance or registration certificates
  • DSH-1 or TestDaf certificates
  • C1.1 certificates without proof of 67% of the overall score of the written part


Registration may only be done in person at the International Center Clausthal. Information concerning registration can be found here.

Dr. Jörg Schröder
room: 13
Graupenstraße 11
38678 Clausthal-Zellerfeld
(+49) 05323/ 72-2523
(+49) 05323/ 72-3939
Consulting Hours:
Wed 14:00 – 16:00

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