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

Current information

Status of your application for the winter semester 20/21

Have you applied for a degree program at TU Berlin or submitted an enrollment application and would now like to know the current status of your application?
Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, application deadlines were postponed this year. As a result, many admission and enrollment procedures cannot be completed until the beginning of October (start of the winter semester). We are aware that you are anxiously waiting for a reply and we are working to process all applications and inform you as quickly as possible.
 
Applications for bachelor’s degree programs

Degree programs with NC (via Hochschulstart)

The coordination phase in the Dialog-Oriented Service Procedure (DoSV) has now been completed. The deadline for enrollment in bachelor’s programs with restricted access has also now expired. We are currently checking all the enrollment applications we have received. You can view the status of your application at any time via your applicant account in tuPORT at tuport.sap.tu-berlin.de. Please be aware that it will take some time to process the large number of applications received. According to our current estimates, it will take several weeks to complete this process. As soon as your application has been processed, you will be informed by email.

Degree programs with no NC (with a German higher education entrance qualification)

If you applied for enrollment via tuPORT, your application (as for all new students enrolling for the winter semester) is currently being processed. We will inform you via email as well as in tuPORT once your application for enrollment has been processed. It will, however, take some weeks to process your application due to the large number of students wishing to enroll.

Applying via uni-assist

Applications are currently still being reviewed. We will inform you via email once your application has been processed.
Letters of admission to degree programs without an NC are sent on an ongoing basis.
Letters of admission to degree programs with an NC will be sent in October and November once we are able to compile ranking lists.
All admission or rejection letters will be sent via email without an attachment. You will not receive a letter in the mail. If you are admitted, your letter of admission will contain the deadline for submitting documents required for enrollment.

Enrollment

If you created an account in tuPORT, uploaded the enrollment form and all required documentation, as well as paid the fee on time, you can track the progress of your enrollment in your account in the app “Enrollment and Re-Registration”. Please be aware that we currently require several weeks to process an application. If there is a problem with one of your documents, you can find further details in the app “Upload documents”.
You can access the portal using the following link: https://tuport.sap.tu-berlin.de


Special information regarding enrollment in teacher training degree programs:

The assignment of a secondary subject and thus the completion of the enrollment procedure is scheduled to take place no earlier than late October.
 
 

Applications for master's degree programs

Degree programs with NC

Admission letters have now been sent for the majority of programs. For some programs, applications are still being checked and a selection procedure is still in progress. It is planned to issue admission letters for these programs by the end of October. You will then receive a separate deadline for enrollment.


You can view the status of your application at any time in our application portal: zulapp.zuv.tu-berlin.de/qisserver/rds
As soon as your application has been processed, you will receive further information via email.


Degree programs with no NC

All applications are currently being reviewed in detail. Letters of admission will be sent once this process has been completed. At the moment, we expect to complete the admissions process by the start of November.
You can view the status of your application at any time in our application portal: https://zulapp.zuv.tu-berlin.de/qisserver/rds?state=user&type=0
As soon as your application has been processed, you will receive further information via email.

Enrollment

If you created an account in tuPORT, uploaded the enrollment form and all required documentation, as well as paid the fee on time, you can track the progress of your enrollment in your account in the app “Enrollment and Re-Registration”. Please be aware that we currently require several weeks to process an application. If there is a problem with one of your documents, you can find further details in the app “Upload documents”.

You can access the portal using the following link: https://tuport.sap.tu-berlin.de

 

Information for students whose enrollment could not be completed before the start of the semester: Participation in courses

The extension for application deadlines for winter semester 2020/21 will likely mean that not all new students can enroll in time for the start of the lecture period. To ensure that you can still start your studies at TU Berlin on time, we will provide you with a temporary TUB account, which you can use to register for tutorials and attend classes. If you have not been able to enroll, you will receive an email from us with a letter containing login details and instructions about setting up an account.

Once you are enrolled, you will receive your “proper” student account. Please ensure that you indicate that you already have a temporary TUB account when setting up your full student account. Failing to do so will result in important data being lost.

Here you can find an overview of all relevant information concerning the start of your studies and introductory events.

Temporary transportation passes

All new students who have enrolled for winter semester 2020/21 but who have not yet received their student ID will be given the option of a temporary transportation pass.

IMPORTANT: This only applies to applicants for winter semester 2020/21 who are already enrolled. Unfortunately, we are unable to issue temporary transportation passes to those students still awaiting enrollment.

You can find your temporary transportation pass in your portal in tuPORT. Print this out and present it along with your national ID or passport during the special office hours which we have set up for this purpose. These will take place at the following times from 13 October until further notice:

Monday: 10:00 - 11:00
Tuesday: 15:00 - 16:00
Thursday: 10:00 - 11:00

Please remember to wear a face mask providing mouth and nose protection and observe the hygiene regulations which apply at the time of your visit.

If it is only possible to enroll you in November, you apply for a refund for your Semesterticket fees for October. You can apply for a refund in your student account in tuPORT after your enrollment has been completed. You can find further information about applying for refunds here.

 

Adjustments to standard periods of study / Will summer semester count as a degree semester?

To mitigate the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on your studies, the Berlin House of Representatives has decided that standard periods of study will be extended by one semester for all students enrolled for summer semester 2020 and who did not take a semester’s leave.

A document with details of your new standard period of study is available for you now in tuPORT. You can present this together with your current enrollment certificate if required to provide proof to official offices that your standard period of study has not yet expired.

You can find this document in the application “Notices and Certificates”. To access the document, select summer semester 2020 or winter semester 2020/21.

You can find a video tutorial about downloading documents in tuPORT here.

Extension to deadlines for applications for part-time study

Due to the current situation, the deadline for applying for part-time study in winter semester 2020/21 has been extended. The deadline is now 30.11.2020.

You can find further information about applying here.

Start of the winter semester 2020/21

Winter semester 2020/21 officially begins on 1.10.2020. There are, however, changes to the lecture period: This semester’s lecture period begins 2.11.2020 and ends 27.2.2021.

Updated information regarding winter semester 2020/21 can be found here.

Applying for the summer semester 2021

As of now, the regulations and deadlines for applying for summer semester 2021 remain unaffected. We will inform you on these pages of any changes which do occur.

You can find an overview of current deadlines and dates here.

Exemption from the Semesterticket

Applications for exemptions from Semesterticket fees for winter semester 2020/21 can be submitted via the contact form or uploaded.

This only applies for the following reasons for exemption:

  • Degree program
  • Leave of absence
  • Enrollment

Applications for exemption for other reasons should be submitted directly to the Semesterticket Office.

Please note that you do not have to resubmit an application for exemption due to a semester of leave of absence if you already submitted this when applying for leave of absence.

Applications for refunds (semester fee)

Please note that it currently takes a little longer than usual to process and pay refunds (approx. 4-5 weeks). All applications will be processed and appropriate refunds paid.

Refunds to non-German accounts are only possible with prior agreement. Please contact us via our contact form.

You can find further information about refunds of contributions and fees here.

Application for recognition of previously obtained credits (for the purpose of applying and enrolling and for changing degree program)

Please send your Application for Recognition of Previously Obtained Credits  (Part A) together with all necessary documents in electronic form (by email) to the relevant examination board. The board will then make its decision and communicate this to you digitally. You can then upload this via tuPORT. If the document is not stamped by the examination board, please also upload the letter (email) from the examination board.

You can find further information regarding the recognition of credits here.

Visiting students

You can continue to attend courses as a visiting student at TU Berlin in winter semester 2020/21. Please complete the application which you can find here. Once this has been processed, you will receive approval from the lecturer teaching the course and the faculty. This is by email only. Please then submit the form with the electronic signatures of both the lecturer and the faculty together with your current certificate of enrollment to: nebenhoerer(at)studsek.tu-berlin.de. If the form has been signed but not stamped, please also submit the email from the lecturer/faculty.

Guest auditors

It is also possible to attend courses in winter semester 2020/21 again as a guest auditor. Further information will be made available here shortly. Please check directly with the program coordinators for In(2)TU Berlin (course for refugee guest auditors) and Studieren ab 16 regarding attending these programs.

Changing from a bachelor's to a master's program

You can find details regarding current goodwill arrangements for students who, due to circumstances beyond their control, were unable to provide proof of successful completion of their bachelor’s degree by the end of winter semester 2020/21 here.

Certification of documents

Please note that we are unable to certify TU Berlin documents at the moment. However, a number of documents can be certified online. Further details are provided on the various documents and certificates themselves.
In urgent cases, please contact the Citizens Registration Offices.

 

Selection cut-off criteria

You can find an overview of updated past selection cut-off criteria here.

Office hours and how to contact the Office of Student Affairs

Due to current circumstances, face-to-face office hours are canceled until further notice. However, we are still available to help you.

Please refer to our website for general information relating to applications, admission, enrollment and other administrative aspects.

If you have a question relating to your personal situation which is not covered by our website, please write us via our contact form. We will get back to you as soon as possible.  You can also contact us by telephone.

Contact

Studieninfoservice

+49 30 314 29999

Organization name Office of Student Affairs