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How many foreign applicants are granted admission?

  • For applicants from non-EU Member States and stateless individuals, a preliminary quota of 5 percent of all study places is reserved in accordance with statutory law. In international study programmes, foreign students account for 12 percent of all students.
  • Applicants from EU and EEA countries are treated in the same way as Germans and do not fall within this preliminary quota.

Can I apply for more than one study programme?

You can apply for one Master’s study programme at HTW Berlin. If you are applying for a Bachelor’s study programme, you can submit up to three applications of equal priority.

Do you offer preparatory language courses?

HTW Berlin does offer a DSH preparatory language course. Please find more information here.

How much does it cost to study at HTW Berlin?

At the present time, study fees are not charged in Berlin. However, you do have to pay a semester fee, which includes a contribution towards the use of public transport.

By what date do I have to be in Germany?

If you have officially accepted your study place by paying the semester fee on time and you are

  • an applicant from a non-EU/EEA country, then you must be present by 31 October for the winter semester or 30 April for the summer semester

to commence your studies in person and have submitted all required documents before your enrolment. If you have not taken up your study place by then, your admission will be revoked. The semester fee which you have paid can be refunded minus an administrative fee and any bank fees.

Where do I receive my international student identity card (ISIC)?

You can apply for the international student identity card (ISIC) online. The ISIC can be used instead of your passport during ticket checks on public transport.