Accepting your study place
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Offer of admission via hochschulstart.de
If you have applied for admission-restricted Bachelor’s study programmes via the dialogue-oriented service procedure (DOSV), you will receive an offer of admission for up to 12 applications. Only once you have accepted an offer of admission on hochschulstart.de will the notice of admission be generated in the application portal of HTW Berlin and you can then enrol.
This does not apply if you have applied for the following study programmes:
- Master’s study programme
- Bachelor’s study programme with aptitude test
- Bachelor’s study programme without admission restriction
Notice of admission
To accept your study place, you need to
- enrol online in the application portal
- sign the application for enrolment/acceptance declaration, then send the original document by post (a scanned copy is not sufficient) and
- transfer the semester fee to the specified bank account by the date stated on your notice of admission.
Documents required for enrolment
The application for enrolment/acceptance declaration contains a list of outstanding documents that must be submitted by enrolment. This applies regardless of whether or not you are already enrolled on a different study programme at HTW Berlin.
- The general deadline is the start of the semester:
- 1 April for the summer semester
- 1 October for the winter semester
- Only exception: For Master’s study programmes the deadline for degree certificates which were not available at the time of application can be extended. This is stated in the acceptance declaration.
Please see the information on proof of health insurance.
Your documents can be
- sent by post
- delivered in person to the SSC
- dropped into the internal post box in front of the SSC (emptied daily)
Documents will only be accepted if they are provided as hard copies (not by email or fax) and are received before the application deadline — the receipt date-stamp of HTW Berlin is decisive, not the postmark date.
When you have sent us your signed application for enrolment/acceptance declaration, paid the semester fee and submitted all documents required for enrolment, you will be automatically enrolled at HTW Berlin.
If you provided a German postal address in your online application, after successful enrolment your HTW StudentCard will be sent to you
- by end of March for the summer semester
- by end of September for the winter semester
If you submit the documents required for enrolment after these dates or you provided a postal address abroad, you will receive a QR code in the Campus Management System to create an HTW StudentCard at the card terminals at the HTW Berlin.
Taking up your study place
For all study programmes conducted in German, the following deadlines apply for submitting all enrolment-relevant documents, receiving your login data for your HTW account and starting your studies:
- 15 April for the summer semester
- 15 October for the winter semester
For all study programmes conducted in English, extended deadlines apply:
- 30 April for the summer semester
- 30 October for the winter semester