International Affairs

Current schedules

The current schedule for all courses, current changes and additional dates are only available on the German website (in German). Please check every morning before classes to see if there have been any changes to teaching schedules or rooms. The semester schedule (in German) shows all important dates (vacation periods, public holidays, exam dates,  etc.)

Admissions test information

The admission period for the winter semester 2023/24 is from 15 March to 30 June 2023 via uni-assist.
Here you find more details about the application and the admissions test.
The admissions test for the winter semester 2023 takes place on 25/26 August 2023 in Berlin.


Exam dates

05.06.2023Written Assessment Exam Optional SubjectSummer Semester 2023
07.06.2023Written Assessment Exam MathematicsSummer Semester 2023
09.06.2023Written Assessment Exam GermanSummer Semester 2023
16.06.2023Oral Exam PropädeutikumSummer Semester 2023
26.06.-29.06.2023Oral ExamsSummer Semester 2023
25./26.08.2023Admission Test for the Winter Semester 23/24 
04.12.2023Written Assessment Exam Optional SubjectWinter Semester 23/24
06.12.2023Written Assessment Exam MathematicsWinter Semester 23/24
08.12.2023Written Assessment Exam GermanWinter Semester 23/24
15.12.2023Oral Exam PropädeutikumWinter Semester 23/24
09.-12.01.2024Oral ExamsWinter Semester 23/24
26./27.01.2024Admission Test for the Summer Semester 2024 
Changes are possible.

Holiday dates

03.04.-14.04.2023Easter holidays
01.05.-02.05.2023No lessons
18.05.-19.05.2023No lessons
29.05.-30.05.2023No lessons
13.07.-25.08.2023Summer holidays
23.10.-03.11.2023Autumn holidays
25.12.2023-05.01.2024Christmas holidays
05.02.-09.02.2024Winter holidays
Changes are possible.

Semester start and finish

Semesters at the Preparatory School have different start and finish dates to those at TU Berlin.

Summer semester: 1 February until 31 August
Winter semester: 1 September until 31 January

The start can vary by a few days from year to year.


Application periods

For the T and W focus courses and the Propädeutikum (via uni-assist)
Application for summer semester: 15 September to 30 November
Application for the winter semester: 15 March to 30 June

For the external assessment test and supplementary test (via uni-assist)
Application to take the tests in the summer semester (June/July): 15 September until 28 February
Application to take the tests in the winter semester (December/January): 15 March to 31 August

Admissions test for applicants with professional qualifications (via the Preparatory School)
The admissions test takes place parallel to the assessment test at the end of the summer and winter semesters (June/July and December/January). Please contact the Preparatory School approximately three months prior to the date of the assessment test. 
Application to take the test in the summer semester at the latest until 15 March by email studienkolleg(at)
Appication to take the test in the winter semester at the latest until 15 September by email studienkolleg(at)




Building Erweiterungsbau
Room EB 519
Address Straße des 17. Juni 145
10623 Berlin