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Test your German

The Austrian German Language Diploma (OSD), with its 120 examination centres, is of international relevance and recognised in 30 countries.
ActiLingua is an offical examination centre for the Austria German Language Diploma (OSD). If you learn German at our language school, you can prepare yourself perfectly for taking internationally recognized exams.
The Austrian German Language Diploma (OSD) with the levels B2, C1 and C2 can be accepted as sufficient proof of German language ability for access to more than 40 Austrian, German and Swiss universities

OSD Zertifikat A1

  • Ability to commuinicate on an elementary basis in easy, familar everday situations.
  • Certificate is accepted as proof of German language ability in relation to the granting of a residence permit to family members, according to Austrian residence regulations.

OSD Zertifikat A2

  • Ability to communicate on an elementary basis in easy routine situations of everyday and working life.
  • The direct exchange of information on familiar issues is in focus.
  • Certificate is accepted as proof of language ability in the Integration Agreement in Austria.

OSD Zertifikat B1

  • Ability to independently use the language in everyday and professional situations.
  • Joint certificate of OSD, the Goethe Institute, WBT and Fribourg University
  • Certificate is widely recognised by employers as sufficient evidence of proficiency in German and improves your chances of success on the job market
  • Certificate is accepted as proof of language ability in the Integration Agreement for permanent residence in Austria and Austrian citizenship.

OSD Zertifikat B1 / Jugendliche

  • Ability to independently use the language in everyday and professional situations.
  • Joint certificate of OSD, the Goethe Institute, WBT and Fribourg University
  • Based on B1 Zertifikat Deutsch, and developed specifically for youths 12-16 years.

OSD Zertifikat B2

University Entrance Exam

  • Ability to express themselves clearly and in detail about a broad range of topics and lead a spontaneous and fluent conversation with a native speaker.
  • Certificate serves as proof of the learner’s linguistic competence in (semi-) public, professional and educational (school, university) situations
  • Accepted as proof of language ability for admission at some Austrian and German universities.

OSD Zertifikat C1

University Entrance Exam

  • Ability to cope with the more elaborate contexts of different everyday and job-related situations
  • Proves linguistic competence characterised by a high degree of accuracy and situational appropriateness
  • Accepted as proof of language ability for admission at Austrian and most German universities.

OSD Zertifikat C2 / Wirtschaftssprache Deutsch

University Entrance Exam

  • General language and technical terminology expertise in the field of economics
  • Accepted as proof of language ability for admission at Austrian and most German universities.

ActiLingua Certificate

If you have attended your course regularly (at least 90%), you receive a certificate of participation giving details of the type of course, duration, course level, number of lessons attended and topics covered.

Certificate Preparation Course OSD

german language certificate: Students with certificate
  • Lessons/Week: 4 (individual lessons) or 8 (group course)
  • Duration: 2 weeks
  • Group-size: 5-12 students or individual tuition
  • Preparation for every certificate exam level
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