German exams (ÖSD & Integrationstest)

You would like to take an internationally recognized proficiency exam for German as a foreign language? Do you need evidence of your German language skills that is recognised all over the world? If so, then you’ve found the right place! Deutsch im Trend runs German exams for all levels of ability, ranging from A1 to C1 and typically administer all exams twice a month.

There are different types of Language tests you can take. ÖSD or ÖIF-Tests can help you move around Austria, Germany or Switzerland, get the job you’ve always wanted or just demonstrate that you have improved your German.

Before booking your test, make sure to check which test you need with the organisations you are applying to.

International exams ÖSD (A1 to C2)

ÖSD is the austrian’s most popular German language test. If you’re looking to work, study or live abroad then taking an ÖSD test can help you make that dream come true. ÖSD was developed by  leading experts in language assessment and evaluates all of your German skills — reading, writing, listening and speaking. All test reflect how you’ll use German to study, work and live in a German speaking environment.  ÖSD is accepted by many organisations and universities in over 100 countries. Deutsch im Trend is an examination centre for ÖSD (Österreichisches Sprachdiplom), the Austrian Language Diploma that is accepted as proof of language skills by Austrian universities and adminstrative authorities.

 Test for immigration (Integrationprüfung)

The 2011 and 2017 Integration Agreement promotes the linguistic integration of migrants who want to settle permanently in Austria. This currently applies to migrants (third country nationals, i.e. non-EU citizens) who entered the country after July 1, 2011. By signing the Integration Agreement migrants commit to acquiring sufficient German language skills within two years. Deutsch im Trend is an officially authorized testing center by the Österreichische Integrationsfonds (ÖIF). We currently offer examinations at the A2 and B1 levels which are necessary for visa or citizenship. You will find further information on the website of the austrian  government.

Test preparing

You can prepare for your ÖSD or ÖIF test with a range of free resources from Deutsch im Trend. On the sidebar you’ll find videos and online lessons, as well as preparation tests. Choose the preparation materials that suit you and start getting ready for your ÖSD or ÖIF test as soon as possible.

Dates and registration

It is easy to register for your German Language exam. If you’re sure which exam is right for you, just check the offered dates and register online.