The Recognition Office is responsible for:
Recognition of international credits and university degrees
Guidance on pursuing doctoral studies with an international university degree
Certificates of equivalence for TU degrees
For further questions about studying at TU Berlin:
Advising for international students:
For questions concerning admission and enrollment for international students:
www.tu-berlin.de/?id=75216 (bachelor’s programs) or
www.tu-berlin.de/?id=78365 (master’s programs)
Exchange students who take part in university partnerships (ERAMSUS, overseas) can directly contact their relevant examination board after receiving their transcript of records (subject and grade list). Responsibility for the conversion of grades and credits lies with the respective examination board or module supervisor.
You can also refer to our grade conversion table for European exchange programs and the grade conversion table for overseas exchange programs.
If you are applying for a bachelor’s program, please read the applicant information provided by Team Bachelor International.
Master’s applicants can find information about statements of comparability at www.anabin.de
If you are applying for a higher degree semester in a master’s program, please contact the relevant advisor for studies and teaching.
You can find all the forms you need here:
Application for Recognition of Previously Obtained Credits
Our office is happy to provide the following certificates of equivalence upon presentation of your original TU Berlin degree certificate:
(If you have also earned credits for at least 2 semesters of the Hauptstudium)
Bachelor’s degree (English)
Master’s degree (English)
Diplôme d'Etudes Approfondies (D.E.A.) / Master 2 – option recherche (French)
Before you start your doctoral studies, you should inquire whether your final degree fulfills the admission requirements for doctoral studies in Germany or whether you have to complete additional studies before you can be admitted.
The Recognition Office can provide basic information about this.
Please email copies of your degree certificates and transcripts to firstname.lastname@example.org.