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Which Documents Are Required for the Specific Degree Program?

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

Proof of competencies in the English language, which must at least correspond to level B2 of the Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR).

Proof of competencies in the English language, which must at least correspond to level B2 of the Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR).

Proof of competencies in the English language, which must at least correspond to level B2 of the Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR).

  • Portfolio max. 10 pages A4 printed on both sides
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Letter of motivation
  • Job references, if applicable

Proof of competencies in the English language, which must at least correspond to level C1 of the Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR).

Proof of competencies in the English language, which must at least correspond to level B2 of the Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR).

Proof of competencies in the English language, which must at least correspond to level B2 of the Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR).

  • Curriculum vitae
  • Letter of motivation
  • Job references, if applicable
  • Module Manuals
  • Proof of competencies in the English language, which must at least correspond to level B2 of the Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR).
  • In order to prove the special functional qualification, a statistical report must be prepared and submitted with the application. The task and further instructions can be found on the webside of the department. The prepared report must be submitted together with the other application documents.
  • The Self-Disclosure self-disclosure must be filled in. Please pay special attention to sign the document 2 times at the end.
  • Proof that the online self-assessment test has been carried out. Please note that the final score of the self-assessment test has no influence on your admission. Confirmation of participation in the self-assessment test is made via the self-disclosure document.
  • Detailed information and the online self-assessment test can be found on the website of the department.

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.

  • Proof of competencies in the English language, which must at least correspond to level B2 of the Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR). For Example: IELTS 6.5, 6.0, 5.5 / TOEFL iBT (94 - 72) / TOEFL PBT (626 - 543), TOEFL ITP Level 1 (626 - 543)
  • Proof of successful completion of the online self-assessment test.
  • An essay (Academic CV) on the academic background in view of the pursued master program on Econometrics.
  • Detailed information and a template for the Academic CV as well as the online self-assessment test can be found on the program website.
  • Please note: It is necessary for the application documents to contain the proof of participation in the online self-assessment to reflect your own level of knowledge and the professional requirements of the Master's degree program in Econometrics. However, the result of the test has no influence on a possible admission decision. 

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.

  • Proof of very good knowledge of the German language, for example through the German Language Test for University Admission of Foreign Study Applicants (DSH-2) or equivalent certified training in the German language.
  • Please note: These are the minimum requirements for the knowledge of the German language necessary for the successful completion of studies. Especially for the successful completion of the required editorial internships, a knowledge of the German language beyond the previously mentioned credentials is strongly recommended. A high degree of willingness on the part of the applicants to continuously improve their existing language skills through appropriate further education and training courses is assumed.

In addition to German language skills which are sufficient for the admission to university, English language skills at level B2 and knowledge of another language at level B1 must be proven. Please note that not all certificates are accepted. Detailed information on officially recognized certificates can be found on the website of the degree program

Proof of competencies in the English language, which must at least correspond to level B2 of the Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR).

Proof of sufficient professional journalistic work experience, e.g. in form of a completed editorial traineeship (so-called Volontariat), either with a duration of 12 months in parallel to the Bachelor's degree program or 24 months.

  • Proof of competencies in the English language, which must at least correspond to level B2 of the Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR).
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Letter of motivation
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • If available: Graduate Record Examination (GRE)
  • Further information on the required documents

Proof of competencies in the English language, which must at least correspond to level B2 of the Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR).

  • Personal cover letter
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Letter of motivation

Proof of competencies in the English language, which must at least correspond to level B2 of the Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR).

  • Proof of competencies in the English language, which must at least correspond to level B2 of the Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR).
  • Graduate Record Examination (GRE)
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Letter of motivation
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Further information on the required documents
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Letter of motivation
  • Job references, if applicable

Proof of competencies in the English language, which must at least correspond to level C1 of the Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR).

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: Due to public holiday, we will not be available by telephone on 30.05.2024. There will be no telephone consultation hours on 31.05.2024.

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. // Current change: Due to public holiday, there will be no Zoom consultation hours on 30.05.2024.