The abbreviation DSM stands for:

Education and social services

  • German School Madrid, a private German school abroad in the center of Madrid, founded in 1896.
  • German School Moscow, a German school abroad in the south- west of Moscow
  • German Seamen's Mission, Christian social service for seafarers


  • Dedicated security mode, a mode that is used in the concept of Mandatory Access Control
  • Digital situation model, part of the digital landscape model
  • Distributed shared memory, a page- based, distributed shared memory for distributed systems in electronic data processing
  • Domain Specific Modeling, modeling of specific description languages ​​and constructs in the software development of various economic sectors
  • Dynamic scattering mode, a mode of liquid crystal displays
  • Dynamic Spectrum Management successor of Very High Speed ​​Digital Subscriber Line for data transmission over copper cabling



  • Dar es Salaam, the largest city in Tanzania
  • Des Moines International Airport, IATA code

Psychology and Medicine

Space travel

  • Deep Space Maneuver, an orbital maneuvers in space


  • De Mijnen State, Koninklijke DSM, an international chemical Group, The Netherlands
  • German Maritime Museum, a national museum in Bremerhaven
  • Diamond Star Motors, a joint venture between Chrysler and Mitsubishi from which Mitsubishi Eclipse, the Eagle Talon and the Plymouth Laser emerged

Science and Technology

  • Demand Side Management, control of electricity demand at customers in industry, commerce and households
  • German Collection of Microorganisms and Cell Cultures, a research unit at the Leibniz Association
  • Design Structure Matrix and Dependency Structure Matrix, an abstract way of describing technical systems
  • Digital Spectrum Modulation, Digital Modulation frequencies
  • Three-phase synchronous machine, a rotary electric machine which can be operated as a motor and generator
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