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Application process

Pre-requisites

Applicants must hold a Bachelor degree in

  • physics or
  • a relevant engineering subject.

Further specifications can be found below within the description of the application procedure.

The 2019 deadline for applications from international candidates has passed. The next application period begins in early 2020. Please visit our website again at this time for more details. A provisional list of the required documents :

  • Application form
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Scans of the certificates and transcripts of all academic degrees
  • Scan of the high school diploma or certificate of secondary school education
  • Proof of adequate English language skills. This can be obtained through English courses completed at secondary schoool or during university studies, experience with English speaking programmes, stays abroad or an international qualification such as Toefl or IELTS (Toefl code: 8265). Such an international qualifcation is not (!) mandatory. There is no specific threshold for English language skills, but in the recent years the minimum level of the applicants being admitted was generally approximately equivalent to IELTS 5.5 or Toefl IBT 90.
  • Letter of motivation

In a first step all documents can be submitted electronically. Please mind the FAQs on this page.

If you want us to inform you about the start of the next application period please fill the following form.





Timetable

The deadline for German applicants and non-Germans with a German first degree is 15th July 2019.

German students and those applicancts that fall into the category of “Bildungsinländer” (international students with a German first degree) should go to

Online Application Portal for Master’s Degree Programmes

and follow the instructions on screen. They fill the online form, print out the application form and send it along with the necessary documents to the ‘Masterbüro’ at the adress given. After the confirmation of formal eligibility by the ‘Masterbüro’ your application is forwarded to the programme representatives for an academic evaluation. The applicants are then informed by the programme as to whether they are through to the interview stage and what other requirements apply, if any.


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