I A - Office of Student Affairs
I A - Office of Student Affairs

Enrollment Checklist

The following provides an overview of the documents you need to upload when enrolling, organized by degree/program type. This overview aims to make things easier for you by providing you in advance with the information you need concerning enrollment.

Please upload documents via your personal TUB account (tuPORT). You will receive an email with your login details at an appropriate time. The following apps will be made available for you in tuPORT at the start of your enrollment process.

  • "Zahlungsübersicht”
    Information regarding semester fees, including reference details for transfers, is provided in the application "Zahlungsübersicht”. Payment must be received to the TU Berlin account before the deadline for enrollment.
  • "Enrollment and Re-Registration"
    This application tells you which documents you need to upload. You can upload individual documents directly via this app.


This is how you help us review your documents faster:
Format and size of uploads:

  • Please pay attention to the readability of your scanned documents and avoid to send fotos of your documents. If you do not have a scanning device at home, you can also use an appropriate smartphone app.
  • Sign forms: Forms must be signed by hand or using the freehand function in PDF readers. Digital signatures are not accepted.
  • PDF format
  • A file name may not exceed 40 characters and may not include umlauts or other special symbols
  • max. 4 MB per file
  • One file per document (all pages belonging to a file are to be sorted in the correct order, all scans must be legible and the right way up)

Please note that TU Berlin reserves the right to request original documents or officially certified copies of uploaded documents on a random basis or in cases of doubt concerning the authenticity or suitability of documents.

Checklist for enrolling in Preparatory School and Precourse

Preparatory School and Precourse

  1. Enrollment form (only for Preparatory School and Precourse): completed in full and signed
  2. Valid proof of ID: e.g. passport (page showing personal details)
  3. Payment of semester fees: Payment must be received to the TU Berlin account before the deadline for enrollment.

Checklist for enrolling in bachelor´s programs

Prospective students with a German higher education entrance qualification

  1. Enrollment form

    -  for degree programs with free admission: Applicants for degree programs with free admission must complete the online-registration. At the end of the registration process, the generated enrollment form is printed out directly, completed, signed and then uploaded to tuPORT. See here for further information.

    or:

    -  for degree programs with restricted admission: Applicants with a letter of acceptance of Hochschulstart or TU Berlin fill out this enrollment form in full, sign it and upload it to tuPORT.
     
    • Letter of acceptance, only if you have applied for a degree program with restricted admission.
       
    • Valid ID
      • e.g. national ID card (front and back) or passport (page showing personal data)
         
    • University entrance qualification certificate  (Note for Professionally Qualified Applicants/Without Abitur: If you have received a letter of acceptance of TU Berlin to study according to §11 BerlHG, please only upload this letter of acceptance as the university entrance qualification certificate).
       
    • Proof of health insurance
       
    • Payment of semester fees
      • Please pay semester fees by transfer - you are not required to upload proof of payment

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    Additional information:

    Students enrolling in teacher training degree programs whose core subject is taught at TU Berlin:

    • Please find out which secondary subject you can combine with your core subject. You should then complete and upload the form to be assigned a secondary subject (Antrag auf Zuweisung eines Zweitfachs). Once you have been assigned a secondary subject and enrolled at TU Berlin, you need to also enroll at the university where you will be taking your secondary subject (FU Berlin and HU Berlin). You will only be assigned a secondary subject and be able to enroll at TU Berlin after 31 August for the winter semester and 28 February for the summer semester.

    Students who are or were previously enrolled at a university in Germany:

    • Certificate of termination of enrollment from the previous university attended or certificate of enrollment if still currently enrolled at another university. If enrolling in a program with restricted admission at TU Berlin, you are required to present a certificate of termination of enrollment from a previous program with restricted admission. In such cases, a certificate of enrollment is not sufficient.
    • including details of degree program, the number of semesters completed at university, the degree semester and the number of semesters taken as leave of absence
    • Exception: You do not need to upload a certificate of termination of enrollment from TU Berlin

    Students who definitively failed an examination in a previous degree program:

    • Application for Recognition of Previously Obtained Credits (Part A). You need to complete this form (together with Part B) and obtain written confirmation from the examination board for the degree program you have applied to at TU Berlin (stamped and signed) that the definitively failed exam does not prevent you from commencing the degree program. Only part A needs to be uploaded for enrollment.

    Students wishing to study in a higher degree semester:

    • Application for Recognition of Previously Obtained Credits (Part A). You need to complete this form together with Part B. You need to obtain a document (stamped and signed) from the examination committee of the degree program you are applying for at TU Berlin confirming the higher degree semester you have been assigned to on the basis of your previous academic achievements in other degree programs. Only part A needs to be uploaded for enrollment.

    Students who have completed a degree at a university in Germany, another EU country, Iceland, Liechtenstein or Norway:

    • Certificates of successfully completed final examinations (e.g. bachelor’s, master’s, Staatsexamen, Diplom, Magister) in one file

    Prospective students with an international higher education entrance qualification

    1. Enrollment form: completed in full and signed
    2. Valid proof of ID: e.g. passport (page showing personal details)
    3. Proof of health insurance
    4. Payment of semester fees: Payment must be received to the TU Berlin account before the deadline for enrollment.

    Students enrolling in teacher training degree programs whose core subject is taught at TU Berlin:

    • Please find out which secondary subject you can combine with your core subject. You should then complete and upload the form to be assigned a secondary subject (Antrag auf Zuweisung eines Zweitfachs). Once you have been assigned a secondary subject and enrolled at TU Berlin, you need to also enroll at the university where you will be taking your secondary subject (FU Berlin and HU Berlin). You will only be assigned a secondary subject and be able to enroll at TU Berlin after 31 August for the winter semester and 28 February for the summer semester.

    Students who are or were previously enrolled at a German university:

    • Certificate of termination of enrollment from the previous German university attended or certificate of enrollment if still currently enrolled at another university
    • including details of degree program, the number of semesters completed at university, the degree semester and the number of semesters taken as leave of absence

    Students who have definitively failed an examination in a previous degree program:

    • Application for Recognition of Previously Obtained Credits (Part A). You need to complete this form (together with Part B) and obtain written confirmation from the examination board for the degree program you have applied to at TU Berlin (stamped and signed) that the definitively failed exam does not prevent you from commencing the degree program. Only part A needs to be uploaded for enrollment.

    If APS/identity verification is “not fulfilled”:

    • If you applied via uni-assist with an APS certificate, a subsequent certification, or an identity verification for Chinese DSD students “211”, you must now upload this document to your TUB account (tuPORT).
    • You must also submit the original paper copy either in person or by mail directly to the TU Berlin Office of Student Affairs - Undergraduate Admissions.
    • Further information on the APS can be found here.

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    Additional information for students with confirmation of admission WITHOUT submitting an application via uni-assist:

    1. University entrance qualification certificate
      • All education certificates not issued in German or English have to be uploaded in their original language and as a translation in either German or English.
    2. Proof of German language skills at the specified level

    Multiple enrollment

    General information about the documents you need to upload for multiple enrollment can be found on the following page.

    If you have applied for multiple enrollment at the TU Berlin and are still asked to pay the semester fee in tuPORT, please contact the Office of Student Affairs before the deadline for enrollment.

    Checklist for enrolling in master´s programs

    Master´s programs: restricted admission (NC) and non-restricted admission (no NC)

    1. Enrollment form
    2. University degree certificate (e.g. Bachelor's degree) or ECTS certificate in German or English
    3. Proof of health insurance or proof of exemption from statutory health insurance (only required if you are under the age of 30):
    4. Current certificate of enrollment or certificate of termination of enrollment from previous university attended in Germany including details of the number of semesters completed at university and the degree semester
      • only required if previously enrolled at a German university
      • if it is your first enrollment at a German university, you do not have to upload a document at this point
      • We absolutely need the information about the university semesters! If this information is missing on your certificate, you can have your university fill out our certificate and upload it in addition to your certificate.
    5. Copy of ID or passport
    6. Payment of semester fees
    7. No upload of proof of payment required
    8. or other proof specific to your degree program
      • you will be informed in your confirmation of admission if this is required
      • If so, you should also upload this
    • Students who have definitively failed an examination in a previous degree program:
      • Application for Recognition of Previously Obtained Credits (Part A). You need to complete this form (together with Part B) and obtain written confirmation from the examination committee for the degree program you have applied to at TU Berlin (stamped and signed) that the definitively failed exam does not prevent you from commencing the degree program. Only part A needs to be uploaded for enrollment.
    • Lateral entry students wishing to study in a higher degree semester in a master’s program without restricted admission (degree title, degree type and standard period of study are not identical to the degree applied for at TU Berlin):
      • Application for Recognition of Previously Obtained Credits (Part A). You need to complete this form together with Part B. You need to obtain a document (stamped and signed) from the examination committee of the degree program you are applying for at TU Berlin confirming the higher degree semester you have been assigned to on the basis of your previous academic achievements in other degree programs. Only part A needs to be uploaded for enrollment.
    • You have applied with an APS certificate/document or a re-certification document. This document must now be uploaded onto your TU account (tuPORT). In addition to this, you have to submit the original document (hard copy) directly to the Office of Student Affairs – Graduate Admissions Department, either in person or by post.
      • APS - “Akademische Prüfstelle” (Academic Evaluation Centre)
        • Educational certificates that were obtained in Mongolia, Vietnam or the People‘s Republic of China, have to be verified by the “Akademische Prüfstelle (APS)” which is a joint institution of the German Embassy’s cultural department and the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD). The APS verifies foreign educational certificates regarding their authenticity and determines if they qualify for the access to a German university (higher education entrance qualification) on the basis of the assessment proposals set by the “Zentralstelle für ausländisches Bildungswesen (ZAB)” (Central Office for Foreign Education; database anabin). If the result of the verification is positive, you will be issued an APS certificate/document. Please upload this document onto your TU account (tuPORT) AND, in addition to this, submit the original document (hard copy) directly to the Office of Student Affairs – Graduate Admissions Department, either in person or by post.
      • Re-certification
        • If you already passed the APS certification procedure and afterwards continued your studies and/or obtained an academic degree in your home country, the following applies: further periods of study or the achievement of an academic degree in your home country may give you access to a wider range of study programs and might be crucial to get access to your desired study program at TU Berlin. In this case, you have to have both the further periods of study and your academic degree documents re-certified by the APS. Please upload the re-certification document onto your TU account (tuPORT) AND, in addition to this, submit the original document (hard copy) directly to the Office of Student Affairs – Graduate Admissions Department, either in person or by post.

     

    Master’s programs (restricted admission (NC) and non-restricted admission): Multiple enrollment

    General information about multiple enrollment can be found on the following page.

    1. Enrollment form: Downloads
    2. University degree certificate (e.g. Bachelor's degree) or ECTS certificate in German or English
    3. Current certificate of enrollment or termination of enrollment with details of the total number of semesters studied at university and the degree semester.
      • We absolutely need the information about the university semesters! If this information is missing on your certificate, you can have your university fill out our certificate and upload it in addition to your certificate.
      • TU Berlin is your secondary university. You should pay your fees to your primary university where you also exercise your right of membership.
    4. Copy of ID or passport
    5. or other proof specific to your degree program
      • You will be informed in your confirmation of admission if this is required
      • If so, you should also upload this

    Students who have definitively failed an examination in a previous degree program:

    • Application for Recognition of Previously Obtained Credits (Part A). You need to complete this form (together with Part B) and obtain written confirmation from the examination committee for the degree program you have applied to at TU Berlin (stamped and signed) that the definitively failed exam does not prevent you from commencing the degree program. Only part A needs to be uploaded for enrollment.

    Lateral entry students wishing to study in a higher degree semester in a master’s program without restricted admission (degree title, degree type and standard period of study are not identical to the degree applied for at TU Berlin):

    • Application for Recognition of Previously Obtained Credits (Part A). You need to complete this form together with Part B. You need to obtain a document (stamped and signed) from the examination board of the degree program you are applying to at TU Berlin confirming the higher degree semester you have been assigned to on the basis of your previous academic achievements in other degree programs. Only part A needs to be uploaded for enrollment.

    Continuing education master’s programs

    1. Enrollment form for continuing education master´s programs: Download
    2. University degree certificate (e.g. Bachelor`s degree) in German or English
    3. Proof of health insurance or proof of exemption from statutory health insurance (only required if you are under the age of 30): Information regarding proof of health insurance
    4. Current certificate of enrollment or termination of enrollment from the last German university attended together with details of the total number of semesters studied at university and the degree semester
      • only required if you were already enrolled at a German university
      • if it is your first enrollment at a German university, you do not have to upload a document at this point
      • We absolutely need the information about the university semesters! If this information is missing on your certificate, you can have your university fill out our certificate and upload it in addition to your certificate.
    5. Copy of ID or passport
    6. Payment of semester fees: No upload of proof of payment required
    • Students who have definitively failed an examination in a previous degree program:
      • "Application for Recognition of Previously Obtained Credits (Part A)”. You need to complete this form (together with Part B) and obtain written confirmation from the examination board for the degree program you have applied to at TU Berlin (stamped and signed) that the definitively failed exam does not prevent you from commencing the degree program. Only part A needs to be uploaded for enrollment.
    • You have applied with an APS certificate/document or a re-certification document. This document must now be uploaded onto your TU account (tuPORT). In addition to this, you have to submit the original document (hard copy) directly to the Office of Student Affairs – Graduate Admissions Department, either in person or by post.
      • APS - “Akademische Prüfstelle” (Academic Evaluation Centre)
        • Educational certificates that were obtained in Mongolia, Vietnam or the People‘s Republic of China, have to be verified by the “Akademische Prüfstelle (APS)” which is a joint institution of the German Embassy’s cultural department and the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD). The APS verifies foreign educational certificates regarding their authenticity and determines if they qualify for the access to a German university (higher education entrance qualification) on the basis of the assessment proposals set by the “Zentralstelle für ausländisches Bildungswesen (ZAB)” (Central Office for Foreign Education; database anabin). If the result of the verification is positive, you will be issued an APS certificate/document. Please upload this document onto your TU account (tuPORT) AND, in addition to this, submit the original document (hard copy) directly to the Office of Student Affairs – Graduate Admissions Department, either in person or by post.
      • Re-certification
        • If you already passed the APS certification procedure and afterwards continued your studies and/or obtained an academic degree in your home country, the following applies: further periods of study or the achievement of an academic degree in your home country may give you access to a wider range of study programs and might be crucial to get access to your desired study program at TU Berlin. In this case, you have to have both the further periods of study and your academic degree documents re-certified by the APS. Please upload the re-certification document onto your TU account (tuPORT) AND, in addition to this, submit the original document (hard copy) directly to the Office of Student Affairs – Graduate Admissions Department, either in person or by post.

     

    Checklist for enrolling in doctoral programs

    Doctoral degree programs

    1. Enrollment form for doctoral degree programs: Download
    2. Proof of receipt of declaration of intent to pursue a doctorate from the faculty including details of which language the doctorate is to be written in (faculty board decision)
    3. Current certificate of enrollment or certificate of termination of enrollment from previous university attended in Germany
      • We absolutely need the information about the university semesters! If this information is missing on your certificate, you can have your university fill out our certificate and upload it in addition to your certificate.
    4. Copy of ID or passport

    Doctoral exchanges (no degree awarded by TU Berlin)

    1. Enrollment form for special programs: please fill in completely and sign
    2. Current certificate of enrollment or termination of enrollment from the last German university attended together with details of the total number of semesters studied at university and the degree semester
      • only required if you were already enrolled at a German university
      • We absolutely need the information about the university semesters! If this information is missing on your certificate, you can have your university fill out our certificate and upload it in addition to your certificate.
    3. Copy of ID or passport
    4. Letter of invitation from faculty
    5. Payment of semester fees

    Checklist for enrolling in an exchange degree and for limited enrollment

    Bachelor´s degree: exchange degree

    1. Online enrollment for exchange students: You should complete the online enrollment form for exchange students in the portal, print, sign and upload in your TUB account
    2. Valid proof of ID: e.g. passport (page showing personal details)
    3. Proof of health insurance
    4. Payment of semester fees: Payment must be received to the TU Berlin account before the deadline for enrollment

    Students previously enrolled at a German university:

    • Certificate of termination of enrollment from previous university attended in Germany
    • including details of degree program, the number of semesters completed at university, the degree semester and the number of semesters taken as leave of absence

    Bachelor´s degree: Summer School

    1. Online enrollment for exchange students: You should complete the online enrollment form for exchange students in the portal, print, sign and upload in your TUB account
    2. Valid proof of ID: e.g. passport (page showing personal details)
    3. Proof of health insurance
    4. Payment of semester fees: Payment must be received to the TU Berlin account before the deadline for enrollment

    Students previously enrolled at a German university:

    • Certificate of termination of enrollment from previous university attended in Germany
    • including details of degree program, the number of semesters completed at university, the number of semesters completed in a specific degree program and the number of semesters taken as leave of absence

    Master´s degree: exchange programs (no degree awarded by TU Berlin)

    1. Enrollment form: Downloads
    2. Proof of health insurance or proof of exemption from statutory health insurance (only required if you are under the age of 30): Information regarding proof of health insurance
    3. Current certificate of enrollment or termination of enrollment from the last German university attended together with details of the total number of semesters studied at university and the degree semester
      • only required if you were already enrolled at a German university
      • We absolutely need the information about the university semesters! If this information is missing on your certificate, you can have your university fill out our certificate and upload it in addition to your certificate.
    4. Copy of ID or passport
    5. Payment of semester fees: No upload of proof of payment required

    Master´s degree: exchange programs (dual program with degree awarded by TU Berlin)

    1. Enrollment form: Downloads
    2. University degree certificate (e.g. bachelor´s degree) in German or English
    3. Proof of health insurance or proof of exemption from statutory health insurance (only required if you are under the age of 30): Information regarding proof of health insurance
    4. Current certificate of enrollment or termination of enrollment from the last German university attended together with details of the total number of semesters studied at university and the degree semester
      • only required if you were already enrolled at a German university
      • We absolutely need the information about the university semesters! If this information is missing on your certificate, you can have your university fill out our certificate and upload it in addition to your certificate.
    5. Copy of ID or passport
    6. Payment of semester fees
    7. No upload of proof of payment required

    Master´s degree: special programs (e.g. Erasmus Mundus)

    1. Enrollment form for special programs: Download
    2. University degree certificate (e.g. Bachelor`s degree) in German or English
    3. Proof of health insurance or proof of exemption from statutory health insurance (only required if you are under the age of 30): Information regarding proof of health insurance
    4. Current certificate of enrollment or certificate of termination of enrollment from previous university attended in Germany
      • only required if previously enrolled at a German university
      • including details of the number of semesters completed at university and the number of degree semesters
      • We absolutely need the information about the university semesters! If this information is missing on your certificate, you can have your university fill out our certificate and upload it in addition to your certificate.
    5. Copy of ID or passport
    6. Letter of invitation from faculty
    7. Payment of semester fees
      • Upload of proof of payment required when enrolling for winter semester 2019/2020
      • No upload of proof of payment required from summer semester 2020 on

    Master´s degree: Summer/Winter University

    Master’s - Summer/Winter University

    1. Enrollment form for special programs: Download
    2. Proof of health insurance or proof of exemption from statutory health insurance (only required if you are under the age of 30): Information regarding proof of health insurance
    3. Current certificate of enrollment or termination of enrollment from the last German university attended together with details of the total number of semesters studied at university and the degree semester
      • only required if you were already enrolled at a German university
      • We absolutely need the information about the university semesters! If this information is missing on your certificate, you can have your university fill out our certificate and upload it in addition to your certificate.
    4. Copy of ID or passport
    5. Payment of semester fees
      • Upload of proof of payment required when enrolling for winter semester 2019/2020
      • No upload of proof of payment required from summer semester 2020 on
      • Exact information regarding due fees available from your program coordinator

    Master´s - special limited enrollment (no degree awarded by TU Berlin)

    1. Enrollment form for special programs: Download
    2. Current certificate of enrollment or termination of enrollment from the last German university attended together with details of the total number of semesters studied at university and the degree semester
      • only required if you were already enrolled at a German university
      • We absolutely need the information about the university semesters! If this information is missing on your certificate, you can have your university fill out our certificate and upload it in addition to your certificate.
    3. Proof of health insurance or proof of exemption from statutory health insurance (only required if you are under the age of 30): Information regarding proof of health insurance
    4. Copy of ID or passport
    5. Letter of invitation from faculty
    6. Payment of semester fees
      • Upload of proof of payment required when enrolling for winter semester 2019/2020
      • No upload of proof of payment required from summer semester 2020 on