Faculty IV - Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Master's Programs at Faculty IV

Master's Programs at a Glance

Proof of the level of English for master programs at Faculty IV

To be admitted to any of the master programs at Faculty IV, you have to prove that your knowledge of the English language corresponds to level B2 or higher on the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR). (Exception: Computational Neuroscience). For English language level B2 the qualifications shown in the table below serve as the lower limiting value.

Only the listed language certificates will be accepted. Exceptions made during the strict Corona restrictions, among others, no longer apply as of application/admission period starting summer semester 2022.

Please make sure that it is clearly recognizable that the B2 level has been achieved (extra certificate or module description, if applicable). Otherwise, the proof can unfortunately not be considered.

The following certificates are accepted (valid as of Nov 01, 2021)

TOEFL® iBT internetbasedscore ≥ 87 points
TOEFL® ITP paperbasedscore ≥ 543 points
FCE First Cambridge Certificate of Englishminimum level B (A better as B better as C)
IELTS Academic – International English Language Testing Systemscore ≥ 6.5 points
UNIcert®Level II or higher
DAAD compliant language certificate issued by TU Berlin's ZEMS or any other academic language teaching unit of a German university *all competence areas marked B2 or better
TU Berlin's ZEMS language coursecourse level B2 or higher, successfully completed and with ECTS points certificate
Bachelor studies with English as language of instruction in an English-speaking country according to section "English as a native language"successfully completed at an acknowledged university
German certificate of general higher education entrance qualification stating "Zeugnis der allgemeinen Hochschulreife (Abitur)"at least 6 years of basic or advanced courses in English as the first or second foreign language with 5 or more points in each of the last 4 school terms or explicit confirmation on the certificate that the achieved English level corresponds at least to level B2
English as a native languagedefinition native language: identification document from an English-speaking country; English as official language Accepted for Antigua & Barbuda, Australia, Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Cook Islands, Dominica, Grenada, Guyana, Ireland, Jamaica, Canada, New Zealand, Philippines, Saint Kitts & Nevis, Saint Vincent, Singapore, Trinidad & Tobago, United Kingdom (Great Britain and Northern Ireland), United States of America 
* ZEMS = Modern Language Center at TU Berlin. Language certificates of the Sprach- und Kulturbörse (SKB = Language and Culture Exchange) at TU Berlin are not accepted, even if the DAAD form was used for this purpose. The language proficiency test onSET English is also not accepted, even if it was taken at ZEMS. 

Study Areas

The curriculum of the master's programs of Computer Engineering (CE), Computer Science (Informatik) (CS(I)), Electrical Engineering (ET) and Information Systems Management (Wirtschaftsinformatik) (ISM(WI)) is structured in study areas.

A study area accumulates modules of different chairs (Fachgebiete) under a specific focus to provide a professional deepening and profiling. As well there will be a better orientation in the study area within the module offerings of Faculty IV.

Which study areas there are you can see in the figure further to the right.

More details

  •  to our master study areas,
  •  about the study area coordinators
  •  and on how to select fields of study and corresponding modules,

have been compiled for you here. (German, English will follow soon)

Our Master Study Areas

Range of Modules on Social Topics

Currently, a variety of interesting modules are offered on the following topics:

  • "Digitization and society"
  • "Sustainability and social responsibility"

Further details and the entire range of modules can be found here (in German).