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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 Periods

Application Period for the Summer Se­mes­ter

15 No­vem­ber to 15 January (cut-off period)

Application Period for the Winter Se­mes­ter

15 March to 15 July (cut-off period)

 

Application Period for the Winter Se­mes­ter

1 February to 15 March (cut-off period)

Application Period for the Winter Se­mes­ter

1 February to 15 April (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!

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.

 

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 Mongolia (until 2018)

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

Additional Mandatory Documents for­ Students from Pa­kis­tan

  • HEC Attestation Stamp on the subject and grade overviews of the previous studies and the degree

Degree Program-Specific Documents

[In alphabetical order]

Advanced Methods in Particle Physics (IMAPP)*

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

*) Please note that this degree program is currently still in the accreditation process. Any conditions imposed by the accrediting agencies may result in the modification or cancellation of the degree program.

Architecture and Urban Planning

  • Portfolio max. 10 pages A4 printed on both sides
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Letter of motivation

Automation and Robotics

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

Chemical Biology

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

Chem­is­try

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

Civil Engineering

  • Curriculum vitae
  • Letter of motivation

Cultural Analysis and Cultural Intermediation

  • Proof of competencies in the English lan­guage, which must at least correspond to level B1 of the Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR).

Data Science

  • 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).
  • Proof of successful completion of the on­line self-assessment test
  • Detailed in­for­mation and the on­line self-assessment test can be found on the website of the faculty.
  • 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 Data Science. However, the result of the test has no influence on a possible admission decision.

Econometrics

  • 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 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. 

 

Economics and Journalism

  • 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.

Empirical Multilingualism

  • 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

Journalism

Manufacturing Technology

  • 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

Philosophy and Political Science

  • Personal cover letter
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Letter of motivation

Process Sys­tems Engineering

  • Proof of competencies in the English lan­guage
  • Graduate Record Examination (GRE)
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Letter of motivation
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Further in­for­mation on the required documents

Real Estate and Construction Management

  • Curriculum vitae
  • Letter of motivation

Religion and Politics

  • Personal cover letter
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Letter of motivation

Science Journalism

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 apply to the following degree programs:

Important: Please inform yourself about the application process and about the application periods and deadlines on the respective program pages. The in­for­mation on this page does not apply to the Master's degree programs mentioned above.

Contact


Please contact us via our contact form or by phone.

You can reach us by phone at:
+49 (0) 231 755-6349

We are looking forward to your inquiry!


Please use only the above telephone number for telephone inquiries!

You can also get general in­for­mation and assistance on the website in our Advising Hours.

Application via uni-assist

Here you can find the application portal My assist from uni-assist, the International Student Application Service, and further in­for­mation on how to apply.

Please note: As long as your application has not been delivered to TU Dort­mund Uni­ver­sity, we cannot answer inquiries about the processing status at uni-assist. Please contact uni-assist directly.

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Location & approach

The campus of TU Dort­mund Uni­ver­sity is located close to interstate junction Dort­mund West, where the Sauerlandlinie A 45 (Frankfurt-Dort­mund) crosses the Ruhrschnellweg B 1 / A 40. The best interstate exit to take from A 45 is "Dort­mund-Eichlinghofen" (closer to Cam­pus Süd), and from B 1 / A 40 "Dort­mund-Dorstfeld" (closer to Cam­pus Nord). Signs for the uni­ver­si­ty are located at both exits. Also, there is a new exit before you pass over the B 1-bridge leading into Dort­mund.

To get from Cam­pus Nord to Cam­pus Süd by car, there is the connection via Vo­gel­pothsweg/Baroper Straße. We recommend you leave your car on one of the parking lots at Cam­pus Nord and use the H-Bahn (suspended monorail system), which conveniently connects the two campuses.

 

TU Dort­mund Uni­ver­sity has its own train station ("Dort­mund Uni­ver­si­tät"). From there, suburban trains (S-Bahn) leave for Dort­mund main station ("Dort­mund Hauptbahnhof") and Düsseldorf main station via the "Düsseldorf Airport Train Station" (take S-Bahn number 1, which leaves every 20 or 30 minutes). The uni­ver­si­ty is easily reached from Bo­chum, Essen, Mülheim an der Ruhr and Duis­burg.

You can also take the bus or subway train from Dort­mund city to the uni­ver­si­ty: From Dort­mund main station, you can take any train bound for the Station "Stadtgarten", usually lines U41, U45, U 47 and U49. At "Stadtgarten" you switch trains and get on line U42 towards "Hombruch". Look out for the Station "An der Palmweide". From the bus stop just across the road, busses bound for TU Dort­mund Uni­ver­sity leave every ten minutes (445, 447 and 462). Another option is to take the subway routes U41, U45, U47 and U49 from Dort­mund main station to the stop "Dort­mund Kampstraße". From there, take U43 or U44 to the stop "Dort­mund Wittener Straße". Switch to bus line 447 and get off at "Dort­mund Uni­ver­si­tät S".

 

The H-Bahn is one of the hallmarks of TU Dort­mund Uni­ver­sity. There are two stations on Cam­pus Nord. One ("Dort­mund Uni­ver­si­tät S") is directly located at the suburban train stop, which connects the uni­ver­si­ty directly with the city of Dort­mund and the rest of the Ruhr Area. Also from this station, there are connections to the "Technologiepark" and (via Cam­pus Süd) Eichlinghofen. The other station is located at the dining hall at Cam­pus Nord and offers a direct connection to Cam­pus Süd every five minutes.

 

The AirportExpress is a fast and convenient means of transport from Dort­mund Airport (DTM) to Dort­mund Central Station, taking you there in little more than 20 minutes. From Dort­mund Central Station, you can continue to the uni­ver­si­ty campus by interurban railway (S-Bahn). A larger range of in­ter­na­tio­nal flight connections is offered at Düsseldorf Airport (DUS), which is about 60 kilometres away and can be directly reached by S-Bahn from the uni­ver­si­ty station.

 

The facilities of TU Dort­mund Uni­ver­sity are spread over two campuses, the larger Cam­pus North and the smaller Cam­pus South. Additionally, some areas of the uni­ver­si­ty are located in the adjacent "Technologiepark".

Site Map of TU Dort­mund Uni­ver­sity (Second Page in English)

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The facilities of TU Dort­mund Uni­ver­sity are spread over two campuses, the larger Cam­pus North and the smaller Cam­pus South. Additionally, some areas of the uni­ver­si­ty are located in the adjacent "Technologiepark".

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