. After accepting an offer of admission in TUMonline, you will receive a list of documents you must submit to TUM in hardcopy for enrollment.
Only the specializations in Computer Engineering and Digital Technologies are 100% in English.
How are applicants selected for admission?
Selection takes place through an aptitude assessment procedure. Aptitude assessment is a two-part procedure evaluating your ability to successfully manage the particular qualitative requirements of the Bachelor’s program.
1st stage: overall secondary school grades (subject-specific courses) + practical experience + additional qualification → amount of points accumulated = immediately admitted / invite to admission interview
what we consider:
final Abitur grade (or GPA)
four individual half-year grades (Halbjahresnoten) in English, Mathematics and an Advanced Natural Science
w/out these subject: assess final GPA of university entrance qualification & admission interview performance
TestAS certificate (subject specific module in Economics/Management, minimum score 90)
English language skills B2 CEFR are required. These can be proven i.a. by
University entrance qualification or higher education degree (e.g. bachelor's degree) totally taught in English
annual living cost: ~9,500euros
General contact: University of Cologne
Tel.: +49 221 / 470-0
Service Point of the International Office:
The Service Point is the first place to go for international students at the International Office for general inquiries. For detailed information, the Service Point will refer you to the responsible colleagues in the International Office.
Opening hours and telephone availability:
Mondays to Fridays 10:00 am - 3 pm
Wednesdays 1:30 - 3:30 pm
University of Applied Sciences entrance qualification (academic and practical)
General qualification for university entrance (Abitur)
University entrance qualification acquired abroad
another equivalent recognised previous qualification
English language skills level B2
The number of study places in courses with admission restrictions is limited. These study places are allocated in accordance with the NRW Allocation Ordinance of November 2020.
First of all, the following are taken into account:
2% for underage applicants
3% for selection for a second degree
5% for hardship cases (special application required)
7% for foreign nationals who are not treated as Germans according to § 1 paragraph 2 sentence 2
The remaining study places will be allocated as follows:
20% according to the grade of the university entrance qualification (Abitur, advanced technical college entrance qualification)
80% based on the following university criteria:
75% according to the grade of the university entrance qualification (HZB) in combination with the waiting time. Waiting time is the number of half-years/semesters in which you have not been enrolled at any German university since acquiring the HZB. A maximum of 6 waiting semesters are counted. A bonus of 0.1 is granted for each waiting semester, which is deducted from the HZB grade.