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German Language Certificates DSD I and DSD II

deutsches sprachdiplomStudents of the “German School of Ft. Lauderdale” may obtain the German Language Certificate (DSD) of the Standing Conference of the Ministers of Education and Cultural Affairs of the States in the Federal Republic of Germany as proof of knowledge of the German language in two steps. All in all, there are 4 exam segments testing 4 skills: auditory comprehension, reading comprehension, written and oral communication. The test problems are prepared by the “Zentralstelle für das Auslandsschulwesen” (ZfA) [Central Department for the School System Abroad] in Cologne, and the test implementation rests with the local German teachers.

Level I of the DSD is considered proof of knowledge of the German language necessary to be accepted at a preparatory college. Pursuant to the Resolution of the Standing Conference of the Ministers of Education and Cultural Affairs of the States in the Federal Republic of Germany, Level II qualifies as proof of knowledge of the German language required for a university education.

During 2010, students far in excess of 43,000 took part in the German language certificate (DSD) exams worldwide. The trend is rising, and for the year 2011, the number is expected to increase to more than 55,000 participants.

Further details in regards to the language certificate are available at the following link: http://www.auslandsschulwesen.de/nn_2176922/Auslandsschulwesen/Auslandsschularbeit/DSD/node.html?__nnn=true