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


German/Austrian Visa help @ Center for German Studies , Chandigarh.CGS - Learn German from the best in Chandigarh

Center for German Studiesis the first official ÖSD Examination Centre in India. ÖSD is recognized for Visa and study purposes by Germany, Switzerland and Austria and is equivalent to Goethe Institut (Max Mueller Bhavan) exams.

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Entry of spouses - Reunification Visa Germany 

When you apply for a visa at a German embassy or at a Consulate General to enable you to join your spouse, you can demonstrate at your interview that you have the required German-language skills. As a rule, your application papers must, however, include a certificate showing that you have been successful in one of the following language examinations:

  • "Start Deutsch 1" run by the Goethe-Institut or telcGmbH, 
  • "Grundstufe Deutsch1 " forming part of the Austrian Language Diploma Österreichisches Sprachdiplom(ÖSD),
  • "TestDaF" run by the TestDaF-Institut 

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Entry of spouses - Reunification Visa Austria

Third-country nationals have to provide evidence of German language skills on A1 level according to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages

Evidence of adequate German language skills may be provided by agenerally acknowledged language diploma or a course certificate from one of the following institutions: 

  • Austrian Language Diploma German (ÖSD)
  • Goethe-Institut e.V.
  • Telc GmbH
  • Austrian Integration Fund (ÖIF)

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