Applying for admission at Hamburg University of Technology

Degree Programs

You are a prospective student interested in applying for a full degree program (Bachelor/Master or PHD) at the TUHH

The ZSB-Student Counseling Center will supports prospective students in determining the course of study best suited to their needs and wishes.

The STUDIES- Admission and Registration Office will inform you about the admissions requirements and application process.

The PHD Office will inform you about the admissions requirements and application process.

Exchange Studies

You are enrolled at one of our partner universities and would like to spend one or two semesters at TUHH as an exchange student?

The International Office will inform you about admission requirements and assist you through the entire application process. You can complete your exchange program at TUHH event without the extensive knowledge of German. Many courses ar taught entirely in English.

For courses taught in English check the Study Packages according to the specific school of study:

For application details check: How to apply for exchange studies

Research stays: Project Work or Internship

You would like to come to TUHH for a project work or internship ?
The  TUHH Researach Institutes will provide you a contact with relevant supervising professor, as well as the information on your short term reserach opportunity and assist with application questions.

For detailed information on short-term student´s project stays at TUHH please check: Visiting international research students

For detailed information on doctoral research stays please check: Guest researchers

Managing your TUHH studies

Are you an international student currently enrolled at TUHH for a bachelor-, masterdegree or exchange program? You can turn to the International Office if you need assistance with initial orientation at the beginning of your stay in Hamburg and at TUHH, general counselling in the case of social problems and decision making, financial support and scholarships, social events and networking activities.

Please check our orientation activities and supporting offers here

Hamburg Student Covid-19 Aid Fund
An emergency fund has been set up, by the Studierendenwerk, for students in financial distress caused by Covis-19 situation.Further information and applications can be found on the homepage of the Studierendenwerk at

Students at Hamburg universities who are in a proven financial emergency due to the Corona pandemic should be able to receive an interest-free loan of 400 euros per month. German and international students from public and private universities are eligible to apply. The aid fund is administered by the Studierendenwerk Hamburg Information on the necessary documents for application (details are subject to change; with the upload of the application form in the course of the week after Easter (week 16) all information is finally available!)
For preparation you can already create PDF or JPEG files (easy to read, files not too large, i.e. max. 1 MB per attached single file) of the following documents.
Please take this into account: 
1. Valid identity card / passport (front and back)

2. Current certificate of matriculation from my university

3. Proof of termination of the employment contract by the employer(s) or suspension of the employment relationship and/or self-declaration of cessation of self-employment (written on the laptop/PC Client, type and scope of the activity, Which orders have been cancelled and to what extent? With date and personal signature)

4. Documentation of the financial emergency situation on the basis of the current account balance and account movements (receipts/expenditure on the account statement(s)) of all accounts of the last 6 weeks or 45 days (sorted chronologically by date)

5. Only students from non-EU countries: Residence permit

6. For information concerning further covid-emergency funds please contact the social couselling of Studierendewerk at:


The TUHH supports the National Code of Conduct for German Universities Regarding International Students.

This Code of Conduct aims to ensure that students from abroad receive the quality of support and advice needed when studying in Germany. The guiding principle is, wherever possible, to grant international students the same rights as are available to German or EU students. Any non-compliance with the National Code of Conduct could be reported to Nicole Frei, Manager of Internationalisation at TUHH.