For an acceptance to the master's degree programme in Computational Sciences in Engineering (CSE), applicants must hold a Bachelor's degree or equivalent qualification in a comparable prior degree programme in:
or a closely related degree programme
awarded by a German university or by a university in another country.
Applicants who do not hold a German higher education entrance certificate (Abitur) or who have not completed part of their education in German (language of instruction) need to have passed one of the following German tests:
DSH 1 (57% or more overall)
TestDaF 4x3 (3 points or more in each sections of the test)
Telc Deutsch C1 Hochschule
Applicants who do not hold an Englisch higher education entrance certificate or who have not completed part of their education in English (language of instruction) need to have passed one of the following English tests:
TOEFL (IBT, 79 points or more)
IELTS (6,5 or higher)
DAAD language certificate (3xB2 and 1xC1 or higher) or a similar language certificate.
Students have to prove at least an A1 level of German when applying and at least an A2 level of Germany upon arrival in Germany in late Auguust/ early September. The DSH-1 may be provided after the third semesterat the latest.
A complete application for CSE includes the following documents:
the printed and signed online application (Antrag auf Zulassung)
application form, addition to application form, declaration of truthfulness and declaration of admission (PDF file at the end of the online application)
certified copies and translations of your university certificates in English or German (BSc degree and transcript of records) with all subjects studied, including marks (most recent transcript if not yet graduated) when sending them via postal services. Otherwise scans of the originals (in German or Englisch) will suffice.
letter of motivation
your curriculum vitae
a copy of your latest German and/or English language certificate
2 passport sized biometrical photographs (1 picture, if you choose to upload)
copy of your passport/ ID
receipt for payment of your assessment fee (e.g. online payment receipt)
The TU Braunschweig charges a fee of € 70 for the assessment of foreign qualifications which you have to pay when applying. Detailed information on payment procedures is provided at the end of the online application process.
You are exempt from the assessment fee, if:
the Language Centre at the TU Braunschweig or the VHS Braunschweig has issued you an application confirmation for your visa application
you receive a German Bachelor Degree within a Dual Bachelor Degree-Program
you have already paid the assessment fee for a previous application to the TU Braunschweig. Please provide your prior application number
you received a scholarship from a national German scholarship provider (e.g. DAAD)
you are already enrolled at the TU Braunschweig as a degree seeking student and are applying for a different course of study
your documents have already been assessed by the German Ministry of Education (in Germany)
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