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Master application

Application Information for non-EU/EEA Nationals

You are no EU/EEA national, have a foreign uni­ver­si­ty degree and would like to apply for a Master's degree program in the 1st semester?

Applications are submitted via uni-assist, the processing and service center for in­ter­na­tio­nal student applications.

Application Period

Application Period for the Summer Se­mes­ter

approx. 15 No­vem­ber to 15 January (cut-off period)

Application Period for the Winter Se­mes­ter

approx. 15 March to 15 July (cut-off period)

Please note: The application periods for some Master's degree programs differ from the application periods listed above. Please refer to the overview below for the application period for the relevant degree program. If the degree program of your choice is not listed there, the regular application period mentioned above applies.

Please also note: As it takes some time to process your application, we recommend that you submit your application as early as possible!

Different Application Periods

Application Period for the Winter Se­mes­ter

approx. 2 January to 15 July (cut-off period)

The degree program Advanced Methods in Particle Physics (IMAPP) can only be started in the winter semester for the first semester. Please select the winter semester in the search criteria so that this degree program is displayed in the course catalogue.

Application Period for the Winter Se­mes­ter

approx. 2 January to 15 May (cut-off period)

The degree program Automation and Robotics can only be started in the winter semester for the first semester. Please select the winter semester in the search criteria so that this degree program is displayed in the course catalogue.

Application Period for the Summer Se­mes­ter

approx. 15 No­vem­ber to 15 January (cut-off period)

Application Period for the Winter Se­mes­ter

approx. 2 January to 15 July (cut-off period)

Application Period for the Summer Se­mes­ter

approx. 15 No­vem­ber to 15 January (cut-off period)

Application Period for the Winter Se­mes­ter

approx. 2 January to 15 July (cut-off period)

Application Period for the Summer Se­mes­ter

approx. 15 No­vem­ber to 15 January (cut-off period)

Application Period for the Winter Se­mes­ter

approx. 1 February to 15 June (cut-off period)

Preparatory program "IMPACT"

The "IMPACT" preparatory and cultural transition program is offered for the Master's degree course in Data Science. Information on this can be found on the IMPACT Program website.

Application Period for the Winter Se­mes­ter

approx. 1 February to 15 July (cut-off period)

The degree program Econometrics can only be started in the winter semester for the first semester. Please select the winter semester in the search criteria so that this degree program is displayed in the course catalogue.

Preparatory program "IMPACT"

The "IMPACT" preparatory and cultural transition program is offered for the Master's degree course in Econometrics. Information on this can be found on the IMPACT Program website.

Application Period for the Winter Se­mes­ter

approx. 2 January to 15 July (cut-off period)

The degree program Industrial Mathematics can only be started in the winter semester for the first semester. Please select the winter semester in the search criteria so that this degree program is displayed in the course catalogue.

Application Period for the Winter Se­mes­ter

approx. 2 January to 31 March (cut-off period)

The degree program Manufacturing Technology can only be started in the winter semester for the first semester. Please select the winter semester in the search criteria so that this degree program is displayed in the course catalogue.

Application Period for the Winter Se­mes­ter

approx. 2 January to 15 July (cut-off period)

The degree program Mechanics of Sustainable Materials and Structures can only be started in the winter semester for the first semester. Please select the winter semester in the search criteria so that this degree program is displayed in the course catalogue.

Application Period for the Summer Se­mes­ter

approx. 15 No­vem­ber to 15 January (cut-off period)

Application Period for the Winter Se­mes­ter

approx. 2 January to 15 July (cut-off period)

Application Period for the Winter Se­mes­ter

approx. 2 January to 30 April (cut-off period)

The degree program Process Systems Engineering can only be started in the winter semester for the first semester. Please select the winter semester in the search criteria so that this degree program is displayed in the course catalogue.

Application Period for the Summer Se­mes­ter

approx. 15 No­vem­ber to 15 December (cut-off period)

Application Period for the Winter Se­mes­ter

approx. 1 February to 15 May (cut-off period)

Application Period for the Summer Se­mes­ter

approx. 15 No­vem­ber to 15 January (cut-off period)

Application Period for the Winter Se­mes­ter

approx. 2 January to 15 July (cut-off period)

Application Period for the Summer Se­mes­ter

approx. 15 No­vem­ber to 15 December (cut-off period)

Application Period for the Winter Se­mes­ter

approx. 2 January to 15 May (cut-off period)

Application Period for the Summer Se­mes­ter

approx. 15 No­vem­ber to 15 January (cut-off period)

Application Period for the Winter Se­mes­ter

approx. 2 January to 15 July (cut-off period)

Please note: As it takes some time to process your application, we recommend that you submit your application as early as possible!

Information for prospective Indian students on the APS certificate

Applicants for Master's degree programs from India have to have their certificates checked by the Academic Evaluation Centre (APS India) of the German Embassy in New Delhi before they can apply in Germany. After a positive review, they receive an APS certificate, which must be submitted as part of the application.

The following applies for the Winter semester 2024/2025:

Applicants for Master's degree programs with Indian educational certificates require an APS certificate for their application to uni-assist. The APS certificate must be submitted within the regular application period. Applications will only be delivered to TU Dortmund University if they include an APS certificate.

Important information: If you are unable to submit an APS certificate to uni-assist within the regular application period for the Master's program you have applied for, please contact us by e-mail. Please send your e-mail to admission.inquiriestu-dortmundde and include your uni-assist application number.

Further Information

The processing and service center for in­ter­na­tio­nal student applications, uni-assist, checks on behalf of TU Dort­mund University whether foreign educational certificates correspond to the level of a German Master entrance qualification (Masterzugangs­berechtigung, MZB) and then calculates the MZB grade.

In preparation for an application via the processing and service center for in­ter­na­tio­nal student applications,uni-assist, prospective students have to register in the online portal "My assist". After successful registration, online applications can be created and submitted for any desired degree program. All documents which are relevant for the application procedures must be uploaded to the application. It is not necessary to send these documents by post.

How do I create my My assist account? How can I submit my application online? The uni-assist video tutorial will give you a good overview!

Please use this checklist to find out about the documents required for your application. Your complete documents must reach uni-assist before the application deadline. However, we recommend that you apply as early as possible. Only this allows some room for a subsequent or later delivery of any missing documents!

Mandatory Documents to Be Submitted

  • Highest school leaving certificate
  • Subject and grade overview of the highest school leaving certificate
  • Subject and grade overviews of your studies
  • certificate of completion of studies
  • Information on the grading system of your­ university
  • Sworn translations of all documents in German or English
  • additional country specific documents

Additional Mandatory Documents to Be Submitted if These Have Been Acquired

  • Certificate of the assessment test (Feststellungsprüfung)
  • Proof of successfully passed university entrance examination
  • Highest proof of your German language skills
  • In case of name change: Certificate of the name change

Additional Mandatory Documents for Applicants from China, Vietnam or India

  • APS Certificate
  • Group APS are ­only accepted if they are­ specifically issued for TU­ Dort­mund University.

Degree Program-Specific Documents

For individual study programs, special program-specific documents are required in addition to the general application documents. Please inform yourself in advance, which study program specific documents you need.

Processing costs are incurred for the examination of your application documents by uni-assist.

 

Here you can find information on the current processing times of uni-assist. After delivery of the application to TU Dortmund University, the content-related aspects of the admission requirements have to be checked as well. This also takes some time. Therefore, please submit your application to uni-assist as early as possible.

 

Deviating regulations for the Master's Degree Program SPRING

Information on the application and the application times and deadlines for the Master's degree program SPRING can be found on the following website:

Please contact us:

By mail:

Technische Universität Dortmund
Referat Internationales
- Admissions & Enrollment Office -
Emil-Figge-Str. 61
44227 Dortmund

By e-mail: admission.inquiriestu-dortmundde

By telephone:  +49 (0) 231 755-6349 // You can generally reach us by telephone between 09:00 and 14:00. If you cannot reach us during these hours, we may be in an appointment or a meeting. In these cases, please try again at a later time - thank you. // Current change: There will be no telephone consultation hours between 12.06.2024 and 14.06.2024 inclusive.

In person at the International Office: Wednesday 9:00 - 11:30, only possilbe with an  appointment // Please note: The dates are released for booking one week in advance. If no dates are selectable, all dates are already booked. //

In person via Zoom: Mon 10:00 - 11:00 and Thurs 13:00 - 14:00 // Open office hours without prior registration via Zoom. //