Language Centre

German as a Foreign Language


A good knowledge of German is not only essential for study and research but also for communicating with local residents and for life in Germany in general. Furthermore, a knowledge of German will enhance your professional prospects. We therefore offer a wide range of courses to meet the various needs and requirements of academic learners. All our courses are in alignment with the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR). Student applicants of Carl von Ossietzky University in Oldenburg and the universities in the region can also take the DSH exam (German Language University Entrance Examination for Foreign Applicants).

On the following pages, you will find further information on the courses we offer, on applying for courses, and about the course fees.

The DSH exam (German Language University Entrance Examination for Foreign Applicants) can be taken at the Language Centre. You will find further information (about deadlines, registration, fees and preparation) on the following pages. Please note that this information is only available in German. We apologize for any inconveniences.