What we stand for...



Green ÖSD


The mission and vision of the Österreichisches Sprachdiplom Deutsch (ÖSD) form the basic framework of our organization. They convey our long-term goals and the purpose of our actions.

“With our high-quality and innovative German exams, we enable new educational and career opportunities and bring people from different cultures closer together.”

Our mission is to offer high-quality German exams or certificates that provide a meaningful picture of a person’s respective language skills. We are committed to continuously evolving our examination standards and procedures to ensure fair and reliable assessments.

Through our work, we aim to:

Expand educational opportunities and facilitate access to internationally recognized German language certificates.

Support people around the world in measuring and improving their German language skills and achieving professional and academic goals.

“Reward” people for their previous efforts and learning achievements through a certificate and to motivate them to continue the language learning process from level to level.

Building bridges to connect people and cultures.

Ensure high-quality German exams.

Provide accurate assessment and reliable certification.

To the vision of the ÖSD...

We want to help people gain access to new educational and professional opportunities through the acquisition of the ÖSD certificate.