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Module GS-CVT-SM-P1-M-5

German Language Course (DSI certificate) (M)

Module Identification

Module Number Module Name CP (Effort)
GS-CVT-SM-P1-M-5 German Language Course (DSI certificate) (300 h)


Effort 300 h
Position of the semester 2 Sem. from WiSe
Level [5] Master (Entry Level)
Language [DE] German
Module Manager
Reference course of study [GS-88.844-SG] M.Sc. Commercial Vehicle Technology
Livecycle-State [NORM] Active


Intensive Language and Orientation Course (incl. Lectures, Exercises and Laboratories) and intensive course (6-8 weeks) in summer previous to the start of the lectures. The course is continued during the lecture period (1st and 2nd semester).

Not necessary if you have already completed German A2 exam from Goethe institute, ÖSD or TELC.

In addition to the DSI exam, it is also possible to take the DSH exam as an elective subject in social sience (see [GS-CVT-SoSc-E10-M-5]). (DSI and DSH are different terms. Don’t confuse one with the other!)

Further information at

Study achievement SL1

  • Verification of study performance: proof of successful participation in written examination
    DSI – exam (Deutsche Sprachprüfung für Studierende in internationalen Studiengängen) after the 2nd semester. The accomplishment of the DSI-exam is a precondition for continuing the study course.

Evaluation of grades

The module is not graded (only study achievements)..


  • Intensive German Language course (especially designed for international Graduates)
  • Cultural and social activities
  • Support in administrative issues


Will be handed out in the course


Registration for the courses and for the DSI examination via the VKB (Further information at and for the DSH examination via ISGS (see [GS-CVT-SoSc-E10-M-5])

Requirements for attendance (informal)

None. The courses are offered in different levels.

Requirements for attendance (formal)


References to Module / Module Number [GS-CVT-SM-P1-M-5]

Course of Study Section Choice/Obligation
[GS-88.844-SG] M.Sc. Commercial Vehicle Technology Supplementary Modules [P] Compulsory