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. A course 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 respectively below) via e-mail to

For the registration for a preparatory German language course you do not need to apply via the online portal!

In the summer semester 2021 the courses will start mid-April 2021. If any rearrangements will be necessary, you will be informed as soon as possible by the ZSK. Please also check the news about the courses on the website of the ZSK of the University of Regensburg.

The courses in the winter semester 2021/2022 will start mid-October 2021. You will find all necessary information and documents here in June.