University of Heidelberg
Online Placement Test: Semester Courses for Exchange and Master's Degree Students,
Winter Semester 2023-24

US West Coast: October 05 2023, 05:00 pm Central European Summer Time
Other regions: October 05 2023, 09:00 am Central European Summer Time
Access to the test
Studienkolleg Entrance Exam / Placement Test for the Kolleg für deutsche Sprache und Kultur
October 09 2023, 08:30 am;Neue Universität Building, Lecture Halls


For questions about how to

  • apply for the Studienkolleg of Heidelberg University
  • apply for German language courses at the Kolleg für deutsche Sprache und Kultur
  • take the DSH ("Deutsche Sprachprüfung für den Hochschulzugang") exam at the International Study Centre / Heidelberg University
  • apply for a degree programme at Heidelberg University

please contact the service portal of Heidelberg University.

Tel.: +49 6221 54-5454


The "Internationales Studienzentrum" is part of the University of Heidelberg. Its aim is to prepare students for studying at post-high school level by teaching them German and the specific knowledge required.

The "Internationales Studienzentrum" ...

  • offers basic and advanced courses on German language and culture,
  • offers the Obligatory Proficiency Examination (DSH) and courses that prepare students for this test,
  • provides relevant information about studying at Heidelberg or other German universities,
  • familiarizes students with German history and culture and informs them about the political and economic structures of Germany,
  • provides contacts with German and foreign students through cultural activities.

Participants in the courses of the ISZ are registered as students of Heidelberg University.

The "Internationales Studienzentrum" offers special courses in cooperation with the International Relations Division of Heidelberg University, the German Academic Exchange Service, the Ministry of the Sciences, Research and the Arts of Baden-Württemberg and foreign universities.

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