Depending on which prerequisites you fulfill and the degree semester you apply for, you are assigned to a specific applicant group. You can find information about the selection process in the information for the respective applicant group you were assigned to.
Depending on which prerequisites you fulfill and the degree semester you apply for, you are assigned to a specific applicant group. You can find information about applying in the information for the respective applicant group you were assigned to.
You can find the application periods and deadlines on the following web page.
You can submit your application to uni-assist until the last day of the application deadline.
However, please note that it can take up to a few weeks for uni-assist to process your documents, meaning that you may receive the results only after the application deadline has expired. uni-assist is not obliged to inform applicants of incomplete or insufficient application documents prior to the expiration of the application deadline. Ensure that you apply in good time!
It is not possible to extend the application deadline or submit documents after the end of the application deadline. Incomplete applications or applications that have not been submitted in due form by the end of the application period cannot be considered and will be rejected.
When choosing a degree program, make sure to read whether
IMPORTANT: If you are unable to select a first degree semester when creating your application in the uni-assist application portal, then a first degree semester is not offered. Some degree programs only begin each winter semester and only offer a second degree semester or higher during the summer semesters. To apply for a higher degree semester (2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th), you additionally require official placement in a degree semester. Further information about applying for a higher degree semester can be found here.
The number of degree programs you can apply for depends upon your nationality, your previous educational qualifications and the type of degree (first degree or second degree).
Students are assigned to a specific applicant group depending on which prerequisites they fulfill and the degree semester they are applying for. The information for your applicant group tells you how many programs you can apply for: Applicant groups
If you are applying for more than one degree program, you are required to submit an online application (= application for admission) via uni-assist for each degree program you wish to apply for. Your preferences will be assessed in the sequence in which you enter them in your selection list in uni-assist and according to whether you meet the requirements or not. If you apply for more programs than permitted, only those programs up to the permitted limit will be considered. In other words, if you apply for more programs than permitted, only the last choice(s) entered in your selection list in uni-assist for which you meet the admission requirements and for which you applied for admission in full and before the specified deadline will be considered.
A specific level of German is required for all applications. Please refer to this page for information about which proof is or is not recognized when applying to TU Berlin. You do not need a proof of English language skills.
No. You are not required to submit a resume or letter of motivation when applying or enrolling.
However, it is important that you always completely fill out all forms and the online application in the uni-assist portal. Attached documents or CVs cannot replace the information required for completion of the online application. Insufficient or incomplete information may lead to a rejection!
Depending on which prerequisites you fulfill and the degree semester you apply for, you are assigned to a specific applicant group. You can find information about the selection process and notification in the information for the respective applicant group you were assigned to.
Information about studying with disabilities and chronic illnesses is available from TU Berlin Academic Advising.
Students under 30 are mandated by German law to have health insurance and must prove they are insured to enroll.
If you have statutory health insurance in Germany,
upload an "insurance certificate for presentation to the university" from your statutory German health insurer when enrolling.
If you have private health insurance or are insured in your home country,
upload proof of “exemption from statutory health insurance for students” from one of the German statutory health insurers when enrolling.
Note: You are not required to submit proof of health insurance with your application.
Further information can be found on the following page.
Information about scholarships and funding opportunities can be found here.
As a rule, you are not required to submit proof of a valid residence permit or visa to apply and enroll at TU Berlin.
Information about visas and residence permits is available from International Student Counseling.
If another person is to receive information about your application status or sign your application, you must issue a power of attorney. You must personally sign and submit the original power of attorney (fax, email, copy are not sufficient!). The power of attorney must be issued for a specific purpose and include the names of the authorized individuals and the current date. You must also include a copy of both your passport and that of the authorized person.
Information about accommodation and housing options, jobs and employment is available from TU Berlin International Student Counseling.
If you are interested in living in a student dorm, be sure to copy the receipt of your fee payment for later submission to the Studentenwerk.