Technical University of Berlin

History

The Technical University of Berlin sees it’s origins in a long series of mergers that started all the way back in the 19th century, Charlottenburg, the Berlin Building Academy, the Royal Trade Academy and Bergakademie Berlin are some of the most important institutions which got merged into what is now knows as the Technical University of Berlin, a title it wouldn’t even receive until the year 1916.

In the present day the Technical University of Berlin is famously part of TU9, a society that includes the most notorious universities of technology across all of Germany.

Programs Offered

The following are some of the programs currently offered by the Technical University of Berlin:

  • Architecture 
  • Structural Engineering 
  • Brewing and Beverage Technology 
  • Chemical Engineering 
  • Electrical Engineering 
  • Energy Engineering and Process Engineering 
  • Computer Science 
  • Culture and 
  • Landscape Architecture 
  • Agricultural and Horticultural Sciences 
  • Sustainable Management 
  • Natural Sciences in the Information Society 
  • Ecology and Environmental Planning
  • Engineering Science 
  • Sociology and Technology Studies 
  • Computer Engineering 
  • Transportation Planning and Operation 
  • Industrial Engineering and Management Technical Fields
  • Business Mathematics

Admission requirements

The main requirement to study in the Technical University of Germany is to have an un university entrance qualification or international equivalent, while most universities in Germany use a different portal for inscriptions, since most undergraduate courses have restricted admission in the first course semester, students will have to apply directly to the Technical University of Berlin in most cases.

Student Life

Berlin is one of the most popular cities for students, the combination of free studies in public universities and the fact that it’s Germany’s capital makes it a city bustling with life and more importantly students, accommodation is often cheaper than other European cities due to this, and overall Berlin is one of the most welcoming cities for students in all of Germany.

Part-time work

Part-time work is really common for students in Germany, while the Technical University of Berlin doesn’t have an specific part-time work portal, and in fact advices against supporting a career purely through part-time work, that doesn’t mean there are no options, as it’s custom in Germany, many student assistant position offers are available at the university.

Fees

The Technical University of Berlin doesn’t ask for a Tuition Fee on it’s undergraduate programs, however there is a Semester Fee at place for various students needs, and it currently amounts to 307,54 €

Ranking

The Technical University of Berlin is currently ranked as the 246th best university in the world, making it the 15th best college level institution in it’s home country of Germany.

University Contact

Address:  Akademisches Auslandsamt, Straße des 17. Juni 135, D-10623 Berlin

Phone: +49(0)30 314-29999

Email: auslandsamt@tu-berlin.de

Summary

While the Technical University of Berlin is best known for it’s engineering courses it still has a wide variety of available programs for it’s students, international students should keep in mind that tuition is mostly in German with few English options unlike the competitors, which might prove to be a bug hurdle for some prospective students.