Admission requirements to international programmes

The following programmes were conceived for both German and international students, the latter being in some cases members of certain partner universities. Requirements and application procedures differ to other programmes.

Find the respective programme descriptions here.

International bachelor's programmes

Tuition language: English during the first year (with integrated German training), German from the second year onwards.

Non-German speaking students who are eligible to attend university in their home country are admitted according to German regulations.

For applicants from non-English speaking countries, proof of sufficient English language proficiency (TOEFL: at least 550 (written), 213 (computer-based), 80 (IBT); IELTS: at least 6.0) is a selection criteria. Some German language ability would be advantageous.

The programmes begin every year in September. Application deadline: 15 May for non-EU citizen and 15 July for EU citizen.

BSc in Electrical Engineering with a focus on Power Engineering and Renewable Energies

Starting 2017

Find out more about the requirements (in German)

German-French bachelor's and master's

Double degree programmes in cooperation with Grandes Écoles in Nancy, France.

Find out more about the requirements.

International master's programmes

Tuition language: English.

Requirements: You must have successfully completed a first academic degree in a biological science related programme. This could be a BSc or equivalent in Biotechnology or a similar discipline. Please also note all the other prerequisites.

Deadlines for all applicants: 15 May (for winter semester) and 15 November (for summer semester).

Please note: We only accept applications sent via normal post!

Visit the department's website for more information and the application form.

Tuition language: German (with integrated language training).

Open to all interested applicants. A double degree is possible for students from UTFPR (Brazil), ESIGELEC (France) and UPM (Madrid).


  • You must have completed a first academic degree (minimum 210 ECTS credits) in a programme related to: telecommunications, electronics, computer engineering, biomedical engineering, with some areas related to electrical engineering.
  • Your grade point average must be at least a 2.5 after conversion into the German grading system. The actual NC can vary (to 2.4 or even 2.3) each semester.
  • Basic German language proficiency (at least A2 level by the time of applying, B1 before enrolment) is required.

Please note: We only accept applications via email!


  • Graduates from EU universities: 15 July for winter semester (September) and 15 January for summer semester (March).
  • Graduates from non-EU universities: 15 May for winter semester (September) and 15 November for summer semester (March).

Visit the department's website for the application form and more information in English, Spanish, French, Portuguese, and German.