There are two booking options for the DSH exam:

  • DSH-Advanced exam (including online informative workshop)
  • 5-day online exam preparation

Please note that two separate registrations are required!

DSH-Advanced exam (including online informative workshop)

The informative workshop offers information about the exam, and a brief session outlining the exam format.

Fee: 169 euros

5-day Examination Preparation Training (24 unit workload)

The condensed exam preparation training is designed to provide a 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. Furthermore, you will be given general information about the procedure on the day of the exam, tips on working through it, and insights into the evaluation criteria.

Each day of preparation includes an introductory information component , an exercise component (you work through an assessment component on your own) and a feedback component (discussion of the solutions).

Important: If current hygiene regulations prohibit conducting the training on campus, it will be conducted online. To participate in an online training, the following technical requirements must be available: 

Technical requirements:

  • Laptop with camera and microphone
  • Internet connection
  • Printer

A smartphone is not sufficient to participate in the course!

 

Language requirements:

Participating in a FORMAT training course is only productive

  • if you are already accustomed to dealing with longer, complex, academic texts at C1 level
  • if you are already familiar with the C1 grammar topics (academic-language structures)

Class hours: Mon–Thu  8.45 am – 1.15 pm, Fri 8.45 am – 12.15 pm  in August/September

                              Mon–Thu  1.00 pm – 5.15 pm, Fri 1.00 pm – 4.30 pm in February/July

Fee: 129 euros 

DSH Examination Regulations

Click here for the Nuremberg Tech DSH Examination Regulations.

The exams are held at the following times:

February        Registration period is during the beginning of November
July               Registration period is during the beginning of May
September  Registration period is during the beginning of June

Please note! There is a limited number of exam places; early registration is therefore recommended.

 

You can find the current exam dates and registration periods under this link.

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

Language certificates are not required.

  • DSH-Advanced exam (including online informative workshop) 169 euros
  • 5-day online exam preparation with feedback units 129 euros

 

Cancelling/deregistering:

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, any fees paid will not be refunded.