German Courses

at ÖJAB's BPI  –

German courses for levels A1 through B2.

ÖSterreichisches Sprachdiplom – ÖSD Exams 

The Österreichisches Sprachdiplom Deutsch (Austrian Language Certificate in German / ÖSD Certificate) is a state-recognized testing system for German as a foreign and/or second language.

ÖJAB’s BPI administers ÖSD exams at all levels, from A1 to C1. The exam for every level consists of a written part and an oral part. Successful completion of both parts is documented by an internationally recognized certificate.

ÖSD Exam Dates, 2020

21 Feb. 2020, Vienna
13 Mar. 2020, Vienna
26 Jun. 2020, Vienna
2 Oct. 2020, Vienna
20 Nov. 2020, Mödling
27 Nov. 2020, Vienna


In order to take an exam, registration is required. The exam fee has to be paid simultaneously with your registration.

The registration deadline is always 14 days prior to the exam date.

To register, please send us an E-mail or pay a visit to ÖJAB's BPI.

If you’d like to register in person, please bring along a photo ID (such as your passport) as well as the exam fee in cash. Your registration takes effect as soon as your exam fee reaches our bank account.

The fees for ÖSD exams vary according to language level. The following amounts are valid for 2020.

Fees for the ÖSD Exams

Entire exam:

A1: € 112
A2: € 128
B1: € 145
B2: € 164
C1: € 180

Partial exam, oral:

A1: cannot be taken separately
A2: € 33
B1: € 36
B2: € 47
C1: € 52

Partial exam, written:

A1: cannot be taken separately
A2: € 95
B1: € 109
B2: € 117
C1: € 128

Learn German Made Easy

Students at ÖJAB institutions and guests who’d like to improve their German can register for reasonably priced German courses. We form optimally sized learning groups numbering at least 10 but no more than 18 participants.

The next ÖJAB German courses begin in Autumn 2020. More detailed information will follow.

A semester course contains a total of 50 lessons (1 lesson = 50 minutes) and costs € 324.

To register for an upcoming course, please send us an E-mail.

Upon completion of the semester, you’ll receive official confirmation of your participation.

If you’re interested in taking the internationally recognized ÖSD Exam, you can book it directly through us. Our course will prepare you thoroughly to meet its requirements.

The ÖSD Exam fee is not included in the fee for this course.

Your course registration only becomes valid upon payment of the € 324 course fee and confirmation of your registration by us.

German for Communication in the Caregiving Professions

Extra-occupational further training for ÖJAB employees

Course duration: 08 Jan. 2020 to 8 Apr. 2020

Course location: BPI der ÖJAB – Ausbildungszentrum Wien (Vienna Training Center), Längenfeldgasse 27A/3, 1120 Vienna

Contact: to obtain further information or make suggestions, please write to or call Mag.a Sonja Knoche at +43 (699) 14747451.

  • Teaching and practicing the written and spoken German used in everyday professional life in order to prepare participants for the pursuit of higher qualifications.
  • Close cooperation with the residence and nursing home ÖJAB-Haus Neumargareten with practically oriented exercises.
  • In addition to teaching specialized terminology for the caregiving field, attention is also paid to other common aspects of the language typically used in such professions.


  1. Experience in the caregiving professions
  2. German skills of at least level A2

Course fee: € 460

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Information and Registration

ÖSD course and testing location:
BPI der ÖJAB – Ausbildungszentrum Wien (Vienna Training Center)
Längenfeldgasse 27/A/3, 1120 Vienna

Telephone: +43 1 8107382-11

Office hours:
Mon. to Thurs., 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Fri., 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

We are a recognized language institute and ÖSD exam center where experienced language coaches serve international participants.

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