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You want to apply at TU Dortmund University for a master degree?

 

 

Between 15 November 2019 until the closing date for registration (please find an overview here), you can apply for the summer semester 2020.

Between 15 March 2020 until the closing date for registration (please find an overview here), you can apply for the winter semester 2020/2021.

 

During the application period, you can find the online application here:

E 3.6 Online Application Button

 

 

On a case-by-case basis you may receive a (paper) application form from the International Office. You need to fill it out by hand and send all necessary documents (only copies!) to the International Office by mail. Please note: It is not possible to send you a confirmation notice. 

Important notice: Please find out ahead of time which documents are required for your application or which degree program specific documents are to be submitted. 

Should you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us via phone, e-mail or during our office hours.


Which documents are necessary?

Applicable for all applicants:

  • School Report/School Leaving Certificate (secondary education) in the original language and a translation in German or English

  • Transcript of records of your studies in the original language and a translation in German or English with an explanation regarding the grading system of your University
  • Graduation Degree in the original language and a translation in German or English

Additionally (if available):

  • Language Certificates (DSH 2 or equivalent)

  • Higher Education Entrance Exam (Hochschulaufnahmeprüfung) in the original language and a translation in German or English

  • A report of the Assessment Exam from the Studienkolleg

Additionally for applicants from China and Vietnam:

  • Applicants from China and Vietnam have to enclose the certificate as issued by the "Akademische Prüfstelle (APS)" at the German Embassy in their country of origin.

Please note:

Only "APS-Zertifikate" are accepted. "APS-Bescheinigung" are not sufficient. "Gruppen-APS" will only be accepted if they were issued for TU Dortmund University. If you participated in the "Gruppen-APS-procedure" concerning the admission for a Studienkolleg, please submit the relevant documents to your application.

Mandatory documents for specific master degree programs:

  • Please have a look at this website for Master degree programs.

  • Master degree program Philosophy and Political Sciences: Curriculum Vitae and motivation letter is recommended. It should be written in German and has to be at least one A4-page long (typed). It should include a detailed description of the following elements:
  • Why do you want to study at TU Dortmund University?
  • Why and how did you choose the subject of your study?
  • Master degree program Spatial Planning: p.r.n. motivation letter. If you are applying for the English taught master degree program in Spatial Planning an official proof of English proficiencyy is necessary. For more information, please visit the faculty’s homepage.

  • Master degree program Architecture and Urban Design: Portfolio (p.r.n. Motivation letter, Curriculum Vitae and employer's references). The portfolio for your application as well as the confirmation notice from the online application have to be sent to the International Office by mail. Should it not be possible to submit the portfolio on time, you have to enclose a digital version with the online application. For more information on the content, please visit the faculty's homepage.

  • Master degree program Aging Societies: Motivation letter: it should be written in German and has to be two A4-pages long (typed). It should include a detailed description of the following elements:
  • Why do you want to study at TU Dortmund University?
  • Why and how did you choose the subject of your study?

  • Master degree program Cultural Analysis and Cultural  Intermediation: Motivation letter: it should be written in German and has to be at least one A4-page long (typed). Please note: if you additionally submit a motivation letter, you may increase your chances of receiving admission. It should include a detailed description of the following elements:
  • Why do you want to study at TU Dortmund University?
  • Why and how did you choose the subject of your study?

Please note:

The translations have to be done by a certified translator in Germany.