German language exam for university entrance.
Short for: "Deutsche Sprachprüfung für den Hochschulzugang" (German language exam for university entrance)
A language exam taken directly at universities. The DSH comprises a written and an oral exam. There are three proficiency levels: DSH I, DSH II and DSH III.
Proficiency level DSH II is sufficient for most courses of study at German universities. Some universities require DSH III for some courses of study such as medicine.