ÖSD (Österreichisches Sprachdiplom Deutsch) is a state-approved examination and assessment system for German as a Foreign Language / German as a Second Language. ÖSD exams focus mainly on communicative aspects, which aim to assess foreign language competence in real-life situations. ÖSD exams correspond to the levels of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR).
Take the test if you are… a non-native German speaker looking to study or work in a German-speaking environment.
The ÖSD evaluates your German skills in speaking, listening, reading and writing. Preparation courses will considerably increase your chances of passing the exam and get a higher score. Here are 2 effective ways you can prepare for success: