Technische Universität Berlin
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Summer Semester 2021 at TU Berlin

University operations under pandemic conditions - updates on studying and teaching

Studying, teaching and University operations will continue to take place under pandemic conditions in summer semester 2021. The TU Berlin Crisis Committee and the vice president for education, digitalization, and sustainability will inform students, teachers and staff of current developments by email in regular information letters. Please also ensure that you keep yourself updated regarding changes. Our topic portal answers all your questions, such as: What will the semester look like? What special regulations apply? Who can I contact?

Further information

Studying at TU Berlin

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Courses

Courses in summer semester 2021 are mainly being held online. Some of the faculties are also running courses in lecture halls and seminar rooms. View the courses available for your program here.

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Academic Advising Service

Over the past few months, people’s everyday lives, work and studies have been severely impacted by the coronavirus pandemic. This can lead to uncertainty, anxiety and stress. How do I continue to study from home? How do I make sure I don’t become socially disconnected? The Academic Advising team will be happy to help you.

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Organizing your studies

At the beginning and during the course of study a whole range of administrative questions can arise. What application deadlines do I have to meet? How do I re-register before the start of a new semester? How do I get proof of health insurance? The Office of Student Affairs can help you with issues related to organizing your studies.

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Examinations

In the summer semester, there will be a mix of face-to-face and online examinations in order to ensure that students can achieve success even during the pandemic. Student Services provides up-to-date information on registering for face-to-face/online examinations, deadlines and final theses.

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International Affairs

Learning other languages, getting to know different cultures, broadening your academic horizons and improving your career opportunities – all this is possible at TU Berlin, even during the pandemic. The International Affairs Team provides important information and tips on student mobility and advice for international students.

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Dates and Deadlines

To be successful in your studies, you need a well-managed schedule. Click here for an overview of all the important academic deadlines and dates.

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Language courses

The Center for Modern Languages offers courses in eight modern languages at different levels for students of all faculties. You can find a list of courses and details about registering here.

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Students with disabilities and chronic illnesses

The Academic Advising team offers various support and counseling options for students with physical or mental disabilities. In a confidential video or telephone call, an advisor will help you with your particular situation.

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General Students’ Committee (AStA)

In the General Students’ Committee (AStA), students represent the interests of their fellow students at TU Berlin. AStA offers advice on problems relating to the organization of studies and examinations, funding and visa issues. It also keeps you up-to-date with what is happening in student life at the University, informs you about new developments and is actively involved at a political level throughout Berlin.

Libraries

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TU Berlin Libraries

Reading specialist literature is a key part of studying. A wide range of books and online media, such as e-books, e-journals and databases, are available at the University Library and the department libraries. They are open for borrowing.

Campus Life

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What is there to do outside of studies?

Despite the hybrid semester, TU Berlin has so much more to offer than studying and teaching. Whether it’s university sports, eating on campus, community engagement or language courses – there’s a lot happening on the TU Berlin campus. Click here to find out what’s on offer around campus and online.

Learning

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Support for Studying

Your TUB account, your student card and internet access are indispensable for studying at TU Berlin. The University provides students with a range of technical aids and support options for learning and working. Follow the link below for information to help you get off to a good start in the new semester – both online and out in the world.

Teaching

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Supporting for Teaching

The ongoing coronavirus pandemic means we won’t be returning to normal teaching activities during summer semester 2021. But we still have a full semester planned, with a wide range of online courses as well as some face-to-face seminars and lectures.
Various TU institutions offer wide-ranging support to lecturers, including advice and technical support, digital tools and research options.