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Applicants with international higher education entrance qualification

Your application. Your responsibility.

Regardless of nationality, applicants who hold an international higher education entrance qualification must apply via uni-assist e.V. The same applies:

  • if your higher education entrance qualification is recognized by German educational authorities or
  • if you have successfully passed the assessment test (Feststellungsprüfung) at any Studienkolleg in Germany or
  • if you are already enrolled at TU Berlin and consider to change your undergraduate program or
  • if you are applying for a undergraduate program with free admission.

Please note:

  • First application, then enrollment.
  • The handling fees for the pre-check by uni-assist e.V. and all required documents have to be submitted to uni-assist e.V. complete and in the required form before the deadline expires - incomplete or late applications will be rejected!
  • Please ensure that uni-assist e.V. and the TU Berlin always have an up-to-date mailing address and post address (if the name is not on the postbox, don’t forget the 'c/o' or the appartement-number). We are not responsible for missed deadlines because of incorrect contact information!
  • Information from the current BEWERBERINFO Bachelor International (currently only available in German) of the TU Berlin always have priority over those of other institutions!
  • Evaluating of applications usually takes up to six weeks. Applications should be submitted as early as possible within the deadline.

Application deadlines (Application periods)

  • Preparatory course

Studienkolleg and Propädeutikum:

from February 1 to June 30 for the following winter semester

from September 1 to November 30 for the following summer semester

Externally assessment test and supplementary test
(without attending the Studienkolleg):

from February 1 to March 15 for exams take place in the summer semester

from August 1 to September 15 for exams take place in the winter semester

 

  •  Undergraduate programs

Restricted admission (numerus clausus):

from June 1 to July 15 for the following winter semester

from December 1 to January 15 for the following summer semester

Free admission (without numerus clausus):

from June 1 to August 31 for the following winter semester

from Dezember 1 to February 28 for the following summer semester

 

  • Studying without higher education entrance qualification: Admission with vocational qualification

Restricted admission (numerus clausus) and free admission (without numerus clausus):

from June 1 to July 15 for the following winter semester

from Dezember 1 to Januar 15 for the following summer semester

Pre-check by uni-assist e.V.

On behalf of the TU Berlin uni-assist e.V. takes over the preliminary review of applications from applicants with international higher education entrance qualification. That means, all application documents must be sent to uni-assist e.V.

Uni-assist e.V.'s mission is to check

  • all your application documents with regard to completeness, required formalities, e.g. official authentications and "sworn translations",
  • your higher education entrance qualification with regard of your chosen undergraduate program,
  • your language proficiencies,
  • that all documents have been submitted in paper form before the deadline expires.

Handling fees

Uni-assist e.V. will demand handling fees for the pre-check of application documents. Uni-assist e.V. will start the preliminary review after receiving the payment. For further information click here.

How to apply

  1. Read all essential information concerning the application process (deadlines, higher education entrance qualification, language proficiencies). Please note, information from the TU Berlin's Team Bachelor International always have priority over those of other institutions.
  2. Please register at the uni-assist applicant portal
  3. Fill in the online application form for the chosen undergraduate program
  4. Submit to uni-assist e.V. online
  5. Send all required documents in the required form to uni-assist e.V. before the deadline expires. Basic requirements along your application form are: proof of higher education entrance qualification, language proficiencies (certificates) and copy of your passport. Please read our CHECKLIST in the SHORT INFO Bachelor International for more information about required documents.

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In some cases a prior registration at hochschulstart.de is required (NO application via hochschulstart.de! ONLY registration BEFORE application via uni-assist e.V.!).

This only applies to you if you are applying

  • for the 1st semester for an undergraduate program that have admission restrictions  and  if you hold a citizienship in Germany, EU, Island, Norway or Liechtenstein or
  • for a second degree (you already completed an undergraduate program: Bachelor, Diploma, State exam or Magister at a university in EU, Island, Norway or Liechtenstein - but not Germanyand  you choose the 1st semester for an undergraduate program that have admission restrictions

Application for "Orientierungsstudium MINTgruen"

If your chosen undergraduate program is "Orientierungsstudium MINTgruen" you also have to apply via uni-assist e.V.:

  1. Read all essential information from the TU Berlin for your application
  2. Please register at www.uni-assist.de
  3. Fill in the online application form for "Physics / Bachelor / 1st semester"
  4. Submit to uni-assist e.V. online
  5. Send all required documents in the required form to uni-assist e.V. before the deadline expires. Basic requirements along your application form are: proof of higher education entrance qualification, German proficiencies (certificates) and copy of your passport. Please read our CHECKLIST in the APPLICANT INFORMATION Bachelor International (PDF, 428,3 KB) for more information about required documents.

Please note:

The "Orientierungsstudium MINTgruen" only starts in a winter semester.

Only after you have successfully applied for “Physics / Bachelor / 1st semester” via uni-assist e.V., you can state “Orientierungsstudium MINTgruen” in the enrollment form.

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