Information for new students

Welcome to HTW Berlin! You have been awarded a study place. Please follow our checklist.

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Accepting your study place

HTW Berlin has written to you and offered you a study place — for a Bachelor’s study programme by email, for a Master’s study programme by post. Please download the documents for Bachelor’s study programmes from the application portal

To accept the study place, please follow the steps in the application portal.

  1. Apply for online enrolment
  2. Print out and sign the application for enrolment
  3. Send the application for enrolment and the specified documents by post before the deadline
  4. Transfer the semester fee on time
  5. Follow your enrolment process in the HTW Berlin application portal


Read the booklet

As soon as we have received your semester fee, we will send you the booklet Starting Your Studies [PDF] by post.


Receiving your StudentCard

If we have received all of your documents by the beginning of March / September, you will be sent your StudentCard. You will then receive a QR code to create your StudentCard. If you de-register, please return your StundentCard to the Student Service Centre.


Activate your HTW account

Activate your HTW account in order to use the campus management system LSF and your student email address. Your login data will be sent to you by email as soon as we have received all of your documents.

Your timetable can be found in the LSF. You will also find your enrolment certificate there which you can print out as necessary.


Attend preparation courses

Before the semester begins, we offer a range of courses to help you prepare for studying. This information can be found in the booklet Starting Your Studies [PDF]. Please register well in advance.


Find financial support

As soon as you have received your notice of admission, you can apply online for BAföG (German state student grant and loan). Information on scholarships can be obtained from the Study Advisory Service.


Finding a room or apartment

Are you looking for accommodation in Berlin? You can apply for accommodation via the residence portal operated by studierendenWERK Berlin (the student services organisation for Berlin).


Take part in welcome events

At the enrolment celebration new students are given a warm welcome to HTW Berlin. This event is followed by special orientation days where you will receive all the information you need for a successful start to the semester and for organising your studies. Events will be listed under the news section on our home page.