There are two booking options for the DSH exam:

Variant 1: DSH exam (including half-day info event)
Variant 2: DSH exam (including one-week exam preparation)

Please only register for ONE variant. Duplicate registrations will be deleted.


Please click this link for important information about the DSH exam process

Variant 1: DSH exam (including info event)

The info event offers information about the exam and a brief session outlining the exam format.

This event takes place on the Saturday morning, one week before the exam.

Fee: 169 euros

Variant 2: DSH exam (including exam preparation)

Our condensed one-week exam preparation course is designed to give you an thorough introduction to the DSH exam format. You will learn about the individual sections of the exam and the typical tasks that you will be required to complete. Each day of the course will prepare you for a different section of the exam, with immediate feedback from the lecturers.

The exam preparation course is only suitable for participants
- who are accustomed to dealing with longer, complex, academic texts at C1 level
- who are already familiar with the C1 grammar topics (academic-language structures).

Each preparation day includes an introductory informative part and a practical part, i.e. general information and work tips will be put into practice using full exam examples.
The third part of the day will be dedicated to discussing the answers.

Furthermore, participants will also gain insight into the marking criteria, allowing them to better prepare for the exam itself.

The exam preparation course takes place in the week preceding the written exam and comprises 24 lecture hours each lasting 45 minutes.
(5 days = Mon - Thurs 1.00 pm to 5.15 pm and Fri 1.00 pm to 4.30 pm)

Fee: 229 euros

DSH Examination Regulations

Click here for the Nuremberg Tech DSH Examination Regulations.

The exams are held at the following times:

February Registration period from beginning of November to 1 December.
July Registration period from beginning of May to 1 June.
September Registration period from end of June / beginning of July to 1 August.

IMPORTANT: there is a limited number of exam places; early registration is therefore recommended.


You can find the current dates here.

We require only a copy of your passport for you to register for the DSH exam.

Language certificates are not required.

Variant 1: DSH exam (including info event) 169 euros
Variant 2: DSH exam (including exam preparation) 229 euros



If you cancel your registration before the registration deadline, the exam fee already paid will be reimbursed, minus a processing fee of 25 euros.

If you cancel after the registration deadline, no reimbursement will be made.