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The ÖSD and international standards

The levels of ÖSD examinations correspond to the levels of the “Common European Framework of Reference for Languages”.
Below you can find other examinations that can be compared to ÖSD tests. This list only provides examples and is not intended to be exhaustive.

A1 GD 1, A1 KID 1

Similar to other German exams (Goethe-Institut, telc):
Start Deutsch 1, Fit in Deutsch 1 (for children)
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A2 GD 2, A2 KID 2

Similar to other German exams (Goethe-Institut, telc):
Start Deutsch 2, Fit in Deutsch 2 (for children)
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B1 ZD, B1 ZDj

Exams are developed in co-operation with the Goethe-Institut, telc and the University of Fribourg in Switzerland.___________________________________________________________________

B2 MD

Similar to other German exams (Goethe-Institut, telc):
Goethe-Zertifikat B2, telc Deutsch B2, telc Deutsch B2 Beruf
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C1 OD

Similar to other German exams (Goethe-Institut, telc):
Goethe-Zertifikat C1, telc Deutsch C1
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C2 Wirtschaftssprache Deutsch

Developed in co-operation with the Austrian Chamber of Commerce
Equivalent to CEFR Level: C2 Mastery
Other German exams (Goethe-Institut, telc): Zentrale Oberstufenprüfung (ZOP), Kleines Deutsches Sprachdiplom (KDS)