The admission test for the Studienkolleg consists of 2 to 4 parts:
- Listening comprehension and use of the language from a listening text
- Text production based on given details
- Comprehension and use of structures used in the language of science and study (grammar)
- Mathematics (only for the Technology and Economics courses)
Instead of 1.-3., a C-test is taken in the subject German
The admission test for the preparatory course for the DSH examination also includes items 1.-3. but with a greater level of difficulty.