Thank you for your interest in our university. All information is made available simultaneously in the German and English languages. But please note that the programs you are currently reading up on are taught in German as the main language of instruction. In case of application you have to prove sufficient knowledge in German amongst others.

How to gain admission to a Master's program

The online admission procedure applies to all prospective students. TUHH differentiates two groups of applicants:

Group 1: all persons who have gained their first final degree at a German university or university of applied science ("Fachhochschule").

Group 2: all persons who have gained the first final degree from abroad and also owners of a double-degree-certificate issued by a German university or university of applied science AND the home university.

In either case please apply online. If you aren't able to do so please get in contact with the admissions office of TUHH as soon as possible. A scheme can be found here (PDF / only in German). Please note: For restricted programs it is not possible to gain admission to a summer semester. Please read up on the language proficiency you have to prove for gaining admission to a Master's program, too.

Application procedure group 1

First: Please check whether your first degree certificate entitles you to entrance studies of a Master's program at the Hamburg University of Technology. Your professional suitability can be checked here.

Afterwards please click on "Online-Application" and enter your data as specified. At the end of this procedure please click on "Application Status" and upload the required documents such as your transcripts of records, ECTS form, degree certificate e. g.. In case you will receive your first degree not before the end of current semester you also have to apply until the deadline. Please upload a certification from your university forecasting your degree until end of current semester (sample). Terminatory please confirm your application. Without confirmation your application cannot be considered.

There is no need to submit documents by the postal service.

And note: Please check your status in the special online database of TUHH ("Application Status") and the post box of your e-mail-account at regular intervals, too.

Application procedure group 2

First: Please take a look at the anabin database and check on your own if your academic studies are suitable for a German Master's program. And your professional suitability can be checked here, too.

Then you have to fill out the online student admission application. At the end of this procedure please click on "Application Status" and upload the required documents such as your transcripts of records, degree certificate and proof of language knowledge e. g.. In case you will receive your first degree not before the end of current semester you also have to apply until the deadline. Please upload a certification from your university forecasting your degree until end of current semester (sample). Terminatory please confirm your application. Without confirmation your application cannot be considered. Please also take a look at "applicants from abroad". For the application procedure there is no need to send copies or officially certified copies by the postal service.

And note: Please check your status in the special online data base of TUHH ("Application Status") and the post box of your e-mail-account at regular intervals, too.