Center for German Studies: for OSD & Goethe

Official Austrian ÖSD Pfungszentrum


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Goethe/OSD A1,A2,B1 batches starting Aug 14, 2017


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Since the OSD (ÖSD) provides standardised proof of language competence, those who hold one of their diplomas enjoy considerable benefits:

in Austria:

  • counts as an additional qualification at the job centre (AMS) and other vocational institutions
  • accepted as proof of German language skills as required for access to Austrian universities (depending on the university: B2 Mittelstufe Deutsch, C1 Oberstufe Deutsch or C2 Wirtschaftssprache Deutsch)
  • accepted as proof of sufficient language competence to apply for Austrian citizenship, permanent residence in Austria or to obtain a visa (A2 Grundstufe 2).

Germany and Worldwide:

  • recognized and accredited in various countries (e.g. state-approved recognition in Hungary, the Czech Republic, Slovakia)
  • family reunification in Germany (A1 Grundstufe Deutsch 1)

Find out more about international recognition of OSD diplomas at universities and colleges here.


-Source of this information (OSD official website):