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Univ.-Prof. Dr.-Ing. Martin Haardt

Program Director

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Before you send us your application packet, please take note of the formal prerequisites, which we expect the students of the master's program to fulfill, in order to be able to ensure that the course of study stays on a high level.

Important dates

Application period for Winter semester 2019/2020

  • 16.01.2019 -  31.05.2019

Application period for Winter semester 2020/2021

  • 16.01.2020 -  31.05.2020


Introduction week for Winter semester 2019/2020 (Welcome events, campus tour and cultural events) 07.10.2019 -  11.10.2019

MSCSP Welcome event,  Room: K 2003B (Kirchhoffbau)
  • 11.10.2019  [10:00-11:00]

 Presentation from the introduction meeting (update 11.10.19)

The lectures will start on

  • 14.10.2019

    Admission Requirements

    Admission Requirements

    • Bachelor degree (at least 6 Semester / 180 LPs) in

      • Electrical Engineering, Information Technology
      • Media Technology
      • Industrial Engineering
      • Mathematics, Physics
      • ... or similar courses

    • Basic knowledge in the following subjects is required
    • Information theory and communications engineering
    • Digital signal processing
    • Signal- and system theory
    • Telecommunications and networks
    • Linear algebra
    • Random processes, stochastics
    • Matlab, Octave, ...
    • Very good English skills

    • One semester abroad for applicants with German mother tongue is recommended

    Application Procedure

    Application Procedure

    Required documents

    • 1 photograph
    • CV
    • Copy of the passport

    • Secondary school transcript

    • Transcripts of studies at other universities

    • Results of the university Bachelor degree from education in your home country (certified copy)
    • Application form (Intake form)
      • Motivation to join this Master's program
      • Previous experience in related fields
      Please download this Application form (Intake form). Please, fill in this form to the best of your knowledge and upload it in the corresponding field. The application forms might be scanned for plagiarism. 
    • Statement of purpose 
      • Motivation to join this Master's program
      • Plans after completion of the Master's program
      • Previous experience in related fields
      • Research topics of interest
      You can send us a statement of purpose (motivation letter) in case you want to share some more information that is not already included in the application form.  
    • Proof of English skills
      • TOEFL: min. 79 (IBT), 213 (CBT), 550 (ITP) or
      • IELTS: min. 6.5 or
      • CEFR: min. C1 or
      • Cambridge exam: min. CAE or
      • APIEL: min. 3
      All applicants should provide one of the above listed certificates regardless if your Bachelor studies were in English.

    Please send the documents listed above using the:

    Application portal

    After the complete documents have been received you will be asked to transfer the application fee. Please, take into account that your application will not be further evaluated unless the application fee has been paid. 

    For questions about the status of your application please contact our Academic Service Center (Phone: +49 3677 69-2030).

    For more information, please see the FAQ.


    Guidelines and Regulations

    Please note that the language for the legally binding documents is German. Up to now there are no official translations available but the important points are summarized in the application guidelines above. For specific questions please feel free to contact the Program Manager.


    Please check our webpage with Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) to get more information.