OSDÖSD (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. The ÖSD exam preparation courses vary according to the level and will considerably increase your chances of passing the exam and help you get a higher score. Here are 2 effective ways you can prepare for success:

Registering for the ÖSD exam

Please note that we only offer the ÖSD exam in the UAE. If you wish to register for the exam, please visit the Institute in Dubai or Abu Dhabi to fill the registration form and settle the payment. A copy of the front page of your passport is required to complete the registration.

Check Exam Dates:

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ÖSD Exams in 2020 Dates
September 2020 26th
November 2020 21st