Please note that incomplete applications cannot be considered. And it is possible to apply for one international Master's degree course at TUHH only! Please submit the following documents by using the uploading portal as a part of our online application facility. It is only possible to upload PDF files with a maximum of 7 MB per file. Please upload the original documents and also a translation, if necessary. If your original documents are issued in German or English a translation of a sworn translator is not required.
Curriculum vitae / résumé
TUHH does not require or provide any standard format for the CV. The CV must not consist of more than 2 pages.
Bachelor's degree certificate
Bachelor's degree certificate or equivalent, including your aggregate mark or grade average. If your final degree certificate is not yet available, you need to submit an official provisional degree certificate or an official letter of your registrar, dean or academic supervisor, listing the remaining subjects and, if possible, the prospective grades as well as the prospective final grade average. We strongly recommend using this sample (page 2).
Complete university transcript of record
Complete university transcript of record (semester mark sheets), listing your subjects and grades. If your final year transcripts are not yet available, you need to submit an official provisional transcript or an official letter of your registrar, dean or academic supervisor, listing the remaining subjects and, if possible, the prospective grades as well as the prospective final grade average.
Official explanation of the university grading system
Official explanation of your university grading system issued by your registrar, dean, or academic supervisor, indicating at least the maximum passing grade, the minimum passing grade and the minimum passing grade for graduation.
Proof of English (TOEFL, IELTS, CAE, CPE or telc)
Applicants whose native language is not English must submit a valid proof of proficiency in English up to the application deadline. The proof of English is compulsory for all applicants only native English speakers from Australia, the United Kingdom, Ireland, the United States, New Zealand, or Canada (except Quebec) are exempt from this requirement. In this case, please submit a copy of your passport instead. Valid means that any certificate may not be older than two years (example: application for the winter semester 2023/2024 - the test date may not be older than March 1, 2022). The following tests will be accepted:
The Master's degree courses in Mechanical Engineering and Management and Mechatronics are partly taught in German. For these courses a basic knowledge of German is strongly recommended. Anyhow a formal proof of German is not required for the application.
All applicants with a school or university degree from China, India or Vietnam, regardless of their nationality, have to submit an APS certificate with their application for admission!
Applicants who hold a scholarship from DAAD, another recognized German scholarship organization or an EU-funded scholarship might be exempted from this requirement.
Applicants have to apply for the APS-certificate at the Academic Evaluation Center in charge:
The APS procedure might take a long time, so you should apply for the APS certificate as early as possible!
If you have further questions about the APS certificate please contact the Academic Evaluation Centre in charge directly!
TUHH has no influence on the awarding requirements and the awarding process at the Academic Evaluation Centre.
This is a complete list of application documents! Any other documents (GRE e. g.) will neither be read nor considered. And please do not submit any documents by post mail.