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Registration and Dates

Registering for the exam

Registration for participants from our DSH preparation course: During the course you will receive a link plus a password with which you can register online. Your admission to the test is guaranteed. The fee to take the exam is 110.00 EUR for these participants.

For those participants wishing to register and already have a valid student ID from Philipps University of Marburg for the winter semester 2023 / 2024 or have a valid admission notice for a study program at the Philipps-Universität Marburg for the summer semester 2024: Please e-mail us beginning of January 2024 the scanned copies of these documents to . You will then receive a link plus a password with which you register for the exam.

Outside participants (without admission to Philipps-Universität Marburg and without an acceptance letter for the summer semester 2024) can register for the DSH exam on January 08, 2023 from 10:00 am on. We do not need certificates for the registration. We kindly ask you for your understanding in case you fail with your registration due to limited places. The number of interested parties is much higher than the number of places which we can offer for outside participants.

HERE is the registration link for outside participants.

Exam fee

The fee to take the exam is 150.00 EUR. Please pay the amount via bank transfer after your registration for the exam has been completed.

For internal students which join the DSH preparation courses the fee is 110.00 EUR.


You may use monolingual dictionaries during the exam. The following are not permitted: thesauri, defining or explanatory dictionaries, picture dictionaries.

Exam dates

Written DSH exam: March 20, 2024

Location: Bahnhofstraße 7, Hörsaal +1/0240 GrHs, 35037 Marburg

Time: 08.00 a.m. (on time!!!)

Oral DSH exam: March 27, 2023

Place: Wilhelm-Röpke-Str. 6 - 35039 Marburg - G-Gang (between tower A and tower D) - Registration: Room 00056

Time: starting at 8:00 a.m. (individual appointments)

Exam results and certificates

You will receive your results from the written exam via e-mail
Along with that result, you will also find out the exact time for your oral exam.

In case you decide not to join the oral exam, because you reached DSH-1 and you already have a DSH-1 certificate, we kindly ask you to inform us shortly by e-mail or by phone: 06421-28-27096.

DSH certificates will be issued on April 02, 2024 and can be sent by mail / can be collected at Wilhelm-Röpke-Str. 6, G-Gang, room no. 00056 starting at 11:00 a.m.