"Härtefallantrag" (Special consideration request)
The permission of a "Härtefallantrag" results in admission prior to every other applicant/priority admission. Hence, every request is subjected to strict standards set by TU Berlin.
Examples of exceptional circumstances:
- medical reasons
- on compassionate grounds
- economical/financially and social reasons
Applicants need to prove by supporting that admission in every other university outside from Berlin is unreasonable due to one of the listed circumstances plus the waiting period for the preferred course will be for over 4 semesters.
Härtefallantrag  (Additional application form for special consideration request)
"Antrag auf Wartezeitverbesserung" (Special request in case of compensation for disadvantage: delayed high school diploma)
You are eligible to request compensation for disadvantage if you have been incapable to take the final high school exams within the required time (delayed high school diploma) due to particular reasons, e.g. illness. The request need to contain proper proof and a supporting report by the attended high school along to a certified copy of your higher education entrance qualification.
Antrag auf Verbesserung der Wartezeit  (Additional application form "Wartezeitverbesserung")
"Verbesserung der Durchschnittsnote" (Special request in case of compensation for disadvantage: Raise your grade point average / GPA))
You may raise your grade point average if you can prove that you have been unable to complete high school ("Abitur"/"Hochschulreife") with a higher GPA trough no fault of your own. The request need to contain proper proof and a supporting report by the attended high school along to a certified copy of your higher education entrance qualification. Additional the report needs to contain precise suggestion on how to raise your GPA.
Antrag auf Verbesserung der Durchschnittnote  (Additional application form for compensation of disadvantage: GPA-Improvment)
"Sportprofilquote" (Members of the German Olympic Sports Confederation)
A dedicated quota applies to applicants who are eligible persons relating to sports, in particular members of any A-, B-, C- or D/C team of the German Olympic Sports Confederation residing in one of the training centers in Berlin or Brandenburg. Please check the application form for futher information
Antrag auf Zulassung im Rahmen der Sportprofilquote 
"Vorabquote für Minderjährige" (Underage students quotas)
If you are minor / under age (under 18) at the time of application you may request admission grounded on underage students quota if you resides in Berlin or Brandenburg (federal state) with a person having the care and custody you.
You can contact us:By phone,
or by e-mail.
- Kontakt & Sprechzeiten 
Undergraduate Admissions (address & office)TU Main Building
Straße d. 17. Juni 135