Preparatory German language courses

Applicants have to get a proof of a sufficient level of German, if they have acquired their Higher Education Entrance Qualification abroad. You can see the required level for each field of study in the list German language skills.

To gain the required language level, a preparatory German language course might be useful. OTH Regensburg does not provide language courses itself, but we cooperate with the Center of Language and Communication (ZSK) at the University of Regensburg, who offers German as a foreign language (DaF). The courses start from level B1. An administration fee of 530 € per semester needs to be paid.

Prospective students who are interested in studying at OTH Regensburg have to register at the International Office of the OTH Regensburg for the preparatory German language semester courses. Please send all required documents (see grey bar on the right) via e-mail to We have gathered all important information in our information sheet.

In the summer semester 2020 the courses will start in April 2020.

All required documents should be submitted by 29 February 2020.