Semester Fees / Costs for enrollment & re-registration

You pay the semester fee for enrollment and re-registration via transfer to the University Cashier. It is not possible to pay the semester fee in cash to the University Cashier. And it is not possible to pay the semester fee in installments.

You can find out how to retrieve your current semester fees and payment information here in the video tutorial (only in german).

You must include the personal reference provided in tuPORT with your transfer. Otherwise we are unable to clearly match your payment to your matriculation number.

Refundable amounts will NOT be offset against semester amounts due. Please always transfer the semester amount required for the respective semester in full. Otherwise, re-registration is not possible! You can find the semester amount for the current re-registration semester in the app "My Account Balance" in your tuPORT.

Additional information about the re-registration can be found here.

The semester fees are made up of several other fees:

Semester fees for the summer semester 2024

€50.00Administrative feepursuant to Section 2 (7) BerlHG
€9.95Student body contribution fee pursuant to the student body contribution ordinancein conjunction with Section 20 BerlHG
€54.09studierendenWERK Berlin contributionpursuant to the Social Contribution Ordinance
€114,04Total without the semesterticket 
€176,40Semesterticket contribution pursuant to the Semesterticket Regulationsin conjunction with Section 18a (4) BerlHG
€290,44Total with the semesterticket 
+ €19.94An additional late fee is charged in the event of a late re-registration made after the deadline stated in the reminder.pursuant to Section 32 (3) AllgStuPO

Please note the amount of the semester fees for each semester, which will be displayed in tuPORT.

Continuing education master’s courses

Please note that students from Continuing education master’s courses are not entitled to the semester ticket and therefore the semester fees are reduced by the amount of the semester ticket.

An overview about the semester fees of previous semesters starting from winter semester 2023/2024 (01.10.2023 - 31.03.2024) is available here.

Receipt for the payment (Beitragsquittung)

You can find a receipt for the payment (Beitragsquittung) of semester contributions and fees in tuPORT via "Bescheide und Bescheinigungen".

This receipt (Beitragsquittung) is available from the summer semester 2020. Earlier semesters must be verified with your own bank statements. If you would like to apply for areceipt (Beitragsquittung), you can find more information here.

Paying the semester fee from abroad

If you are transferring your semester fee from abroad, please be aware that some banks charge additional fees for foreign transfers and that these are deducted from the amount transferred. However, the full required sum must be deposited into TU Berlin’s account in order to successfully re-register. Please inquire with your bank in advance about possible fees.

Exemption from the administrative fee for refugees

Refugees who receive benefits according to the "Asylbewerberleistungsgesetz" and Refugees with a residence permit according to section 24  Aufenthaltsgesetz (AufenthG) can get an exemption from the administrative fee of 50 euros under certain conditions

The exemption of the administrative fee must be applied for each semester and preferably by the end of the respective re-registration period. An exemption after re-registration is also possible, in which case the administrative fee can be refunded. You can find the re-registration deadline here.

To apply for the exemption of the administration fee, please write an e-mail to: campuscenter (at)

Be sure to include one of the following proofs in PDF format in the attachment to your e-mail:

  • the notice about receiving benefits according to Asylbewerberleistungsgesetz
  • front and back of the proof of arrival (this is valid for a maximum of 6 months)
  • front and back of the residence permit (Aufenthaltsgestattung) according to section 55 Asylgesetz (AsylG)
  • front and back of the tolerated stay permit (Duldung) according to section 60a Aufenthaltsgesetz (AufenthG)
  • front and back of the electronic residence title (elektronischer Aufenthaltstitel) according to section 24 Aufenthaltsgesetz (AufenthG)
  • front and back of the electronic residence permit in accordance with section 25 (4) Aufenthaltsgesetz (AufenthG), if refugee status is also proven
  • front and back of the electronic residence permit (elektronischer Aufenthaltstiel) according to section 25 (5) Aufenthaltsgesetz (AufenthG), if refugee status is also proven

Please state the following subject in your e-mail: "Exemption from the administrative fee for refugees + matriculation number/TUB ID".

Submission is only possible to the above-mentioned e-mail address!

Hardship case

If you can demonstrate that paying the Semesterticket fee would cause you considerable hardship, you can request to receive a subsidy for it. More information is available on the General Students’ Committee (AStA) website.

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