Your application to the TU Ilmenau with a German certificate - requirements, deadlines and processes

APPLICATION PERIOD

APPLICATION PROCESS

How does the application process work?

The Enrolment regulations of the Ilmenau University of Technology regulate the procedure of admission to studies as well as to other courses offered by the university, enrollment, re-registration, change of course and part-time studies of students as well as the procedure of admission as a secondary auditor and guest auditor at the Ilmenau University of Technology.

Note

The enrolment is only legally valid after receipt of the semester fee!

Further information about the application process can be found in the application portal.

APPLICATION FOR A BACHELOR'S PROGRAM

Proof of one of the following qualifications enables applicants with German certificates to gain access to the Bachelor's program:

  • General higher education entrance qualification
  • Subject-related higher education entrance qualification (university) in the subjects of technology or economics
  • Successfully passed master craftsman's examination
  • State-certified technician or state-certified business economist
  • Qualified professionals without Abitur under certain conditions (Regulations on University Admission for Vocationally Qualified Persons (German only))

Degree programmes with open admissions

All bachelor's degree programs at the TU are open-admission programs. If you have one of the above-mentioned degrees, you can start studying with us. As soon as you fill out our online application form during the application period from 16.5. - 15.9., print it out and send it with the other documents to the TU's Student Secretariat and transfer the semester fee, you can start your studies in the winter semester.

Application documents - What do they include?

You can find out which documents are required during the application process here:

If you would like to study a German-language course, you will need one of the following language certificates:

  • IELTS Indicator 6.5
  • CEFR C1
  • CAE
  • APIEL 3

If you would like to study an English-language degree programme, you will need one of the following language certificates:

  • TOEFL IBT (79 points), CBT (213 points), ITP (550 points)
  • TOEFL IBT Home Edition (79 points)
  • TOEIC 800
  • IELTS 6.5

APPLICATINO FOR A MASTER'S POGRAM

Proof of one of the following qualifications enables applicants with German certificates to gain access to the Master's program:

  • Successfully completed first university degree (e.g. diploma or bachelor's degree)
  • Successful completion of a state or state-recognized vocational academy

As a rule, admission is based on a formal review of your application documents ("aptitude test") and, if applicable, an oral interview.

The admission requirements for your chosen degree programme, as well as the application deadlines, can be found in the study and examination regulations for the respective Master's degree programme.