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Estd 1765Established Year

Technical University Freiberg Admission 2020-2021, ELP and Academic Requirements

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Technical University Freiberg was established in the year 1765 and its serving president is Professor Klaus-Dieter Barbknecht. The university currently has 5,000 students enrolled. There are six faculties that offer various UG and PG programs in study areas like geosciences, mathematics & natural sciences, economics & interdisciplinary and engineering sciences.

  • There are 18 bachelor programs, 37 master programs, and 15 diploma programs.
  • UG applicants can apply through Uniassist portal. Pg applicants are required to send in the application form available on the course pages.
  • There is no application fee for PG applications.


Application PortalUG or diploma programs– Apply via the uni-assist portal
master's programs– apply by sending the application form and documents via post
Application FeeInternational bachelor programmes - 75.00 EUR
Mode of PaymentCredit Card
Academic CalendarSemester-based
Intake SeasonsWinter/Summer
Mode of educationFull-time

Technical University Freiberg Admission Deadlines

Applicants must send in their applications by the following deadlines:

  • Deadline for the applicant if a visa is required and German language intensive course with DSH exam is needed.
Winter 30 April
Summer31 October

Language Requirements for International Applicants

International applicants are required to submit proof of English language proficiency for courses with the medium of instruction as English and German language proficiency for courses with the medium of instruction as German. The minimum test score requirements are given below:

German Language Certificate

At the application stageLevel A1 (150 hrs of German language instruction)
DSH examinationDSH-2, DSH-3
German Standing Conference of Ministers of Education and CultureGerman Language Diploma (Level II)
Telc Deutsch C1 HochschulePassed
German Language section of the qualification assessment examinationPassed
Minor or major Goethe-Institut German Language CertificatePassed
Central Advanced Language TestPassed

English Language Certificate

English language skills are available at least at B2 level.

Visa Process for International Applicants

International students applying for admission at a German institute are required to have a residence permit visa for educational purposes or student visa.

  • Applicants are required to provide the following documents at the time of visa application:
  • Proof or the health insurance cover
  • One passport photograph
  • Registration form
  • Application form for the residence permit
  • Attestation of the landlord
  • Financial statement to show that the applicant has enough funds
  • Letter of acceptance from German University

Apart from the student visa, non-EU students need to get a residence permit from the local authorities in Germany if the applicant is planning to stay for longer than 3 months. The entire visa process may take up to 2 months.

Technical University Freiberg Undergraduate Admissions

International applicants must fulfill the following requirements for admissions in the Technical University Freiberg. The details of the requirements and process of admissions are mentioned below:

Where to Apply: Apply via the uni-assist portal

Application Fee: 75.00 EUR

Admission for International Students

  • The submission of the official and certified documents is necessary.
  • Officially certified copy of German Language certificate with proof of at least 150 lessons or level A1
  • A recent photograph of the applicant for the student card
  • Certified copy of university entrance qualification certificate
  • The translated and certified copy of the qualification certificate if not in English
  • Applicants from China, Morroco, Vietnam, Mongolia have additional requirements. For details, click here.

Technical University Freiberg Graduate Admissions

There are 37 graduate programs for all the applicants. The admission requirements for all the courses are the same except for a few of them. The details of the requirements and process are detailed below:

General Admission requirements

  • The certified copies of higher education certificates which include a bachelor degree certificate in the relevant field.
  • The applicant has to submit the translated copy of the certificates.
  • The proof of German or English language proficiency scorecards, depending upon the course chosen.
  • The recent passport-size photo.

Some of the popular graduate courses are:

CourseApplication PortalApplication DeadlineAcademic RequirementsEnglish Proficiency
Master Advanced Material AnalysisApplication for Admission for foreign application15 AprilRelevant UG degreeTOEFL: 87
IELTS: 6.0
European MSc-Program Geomatics for Mineral Resource ManagementApplication Form31 JanuaryRelevant UG degreeTOEFL (Pbt): 550
(iBT): 90
Master Technology and Application of Inorganic Engineering MaterialsForeign Application Form15 AprilRelevant UG degree, German Langauge requirements. TOEFL (iBT): 87
(cBTt): 213
(pBT): 550
IELTS: 6.0
Master Mechanical and Process EngineeringForeign Application form15 AprilSix semesters of a first university degree in Mechanical engineeringTOEFL (iBT): 87
IELTS: 6.0
Master GeoscienceForeign Application form30 April
30 November
Practical work experience, interview TOEFL: 78/79
IELTS: 6.0
Master Groundwater ManagementForeign Application form30 AprilUniversity degree in Geosciences, Motivation letter (max two pages)
TOEFL (iBT): 87
(cBT): 213
(pBT): 550
IELTS: 6.0

The applicants need to fulfill the language proficiency in German and English for getting considered into the university. International applicants from certain countries are required to fulfill additional requirements. International applicants are suggested to ensure that they fulfill minimum requirements and provide certified copies of the documents. The certified copy is the one which is issued by a German diplomatic mission in the other countries.

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