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HAMBURG UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY, HAMBURG, HAMBURG

Hamburg, HamburgLOCATION
UniversitySCHOOL TYPE
Estd 1978Established Year
  7452Enrollment

Hamburg University of Technology Ranking, Programs, Admission Process & Living Cost

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Hamburg University of Technology (TUHH) was established in 1978 and has been one of the premium public universities of Germany for Engineering and technology. TUHH is ranked at #250 in 2019 QS World ranking database and is at 67th position among the youngest universities around the world.

International students constitute about 19.7% of the entire student body. To encourage international participation and cultural diversity, TUHH has been a partner university for several ERASMUS mobility programs since the beginning itself. Furthermore, the university takes part in several exchange programs with selected partner universities.

Highlights 

University TypePublic
Campus SettingUrban
LocationHamburg, Germany
Official Websitewww.tuhh.de/
Number of Academic ProgramsUG=14; PG=28
Number of Campuses5
Admission ProcessOnline
Work-StudyAvailable
Intake TypeSummer and Winter intakes
Mode of ProgramFull time, Part-time, Exchange Programs
Admission HelpdeskTel.:+49 40 428784138, +49 40 428784188
Faculty to Student Ratio1: 50
Percentage of International Students19.7%

Programs, Campus and Residence

Programs

TUHH was the first university in Germany which offered a General Engineering Science degree at Bachelor’s level. Now it offers German language courses in first and second cycles and International study programs at Master’s level. The university also offers MBA for engineers(as a double degree or part-time) as well as doctoral programs.

Campus

TUHH has 5 campuses which located proximal to each other at Hamburg itself.

Residence

Three residence halls available at Hamburg under the university. The accommodation office provides support for International degree-seeking and exchange students to find accommodation when they are still at their home country. The rooms are provided on “first come first serve” basis. In case, if the university residences get filled, the accommodation office helps to find private accommodation for the students.

Hamburg University of Technology Admissions

Students may apply through the university online portal – TU Service Portal. No verification from Uni-Assist is required.

Application Deadlines:

  1. Bachelor’s programs (taught inGerman): June 1 to July 15 for the following winter semester.
  2. Master’s programs (taught in German): December 1 to January 15 of the following year for the summer semester; une 1 to July 15 of the year for the following winter semester.
  3. Master’s programs (taught in English): December 1 to March 1 of the following year for the winter semester.

General Requirements – High school certificate for undergraduate admission; 3-year Bachelor's or equivalent degree preferably in engineering for graduate admission. International course require specific requirements such as completion of sufficient ECTS credits in specific subjects.

Language Requirements: International degree-seeking applicants are required to show their proficiency in the English language. Accepted tests are TOFEL with a minimum score of 577 (paper-based) / 90 (internet-based) and IELTS with a minimum score of 6.5. It is to be noted that TOEFL ITP is not accepted by the university. International students have to undertake German language proficiency test and qualify B1 level. TUHH will help the students to acquire German language classes, which will be sufficient to attend some of the workshops provided at TUHH that are only conducted in German language.

Note: PhD Application processes and requirements may vary from above.

Hamburg University of Technology Cost of Attendance 

CategoryCost (Euro)
Tuition feesNil
Semester contribution328.60
Cost of living600 (per month)
Health Insurance100 (per month)

Accommodation

CategoryCost (Euro)
University Residence330
Private Residence400-700

*Total = 800 Euro per month considering the student gets university residence.

Hamburg University of Technology Scholarships 

International students can seek financial aids in the form of scholarships, study grants, or loans. Application for most of it is done prior to the enrollment itself. The scholarships are sponsored mainly by the German government and other foundations. DAAD scholarships are also available for international students who show high academic credentials. Some of the scholarships are listed below:

ScholarshipValue
Merit Scholarships for International Students (per month for 2 semesters)720 Euro, Doctoral – 1,000 Euro
Germany Scholarship at the Hamburg University of Technology (per month)300 Euro
Degree Completion Scholarship for International Students (per month)200 Euro to 720 Euro
Doctoral Scholarships (per month)1,200 Euro + up to 1,023 Euro (other allowance)
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 EXAM SCORES     TOEFL  90  |  IELTS  6.5

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Hamburg University of Technology Overview

Institution TypePublic
Student Population7452

Admission & Dates

Summer Deadlines

January 15

Application Deadline

February 22

Application Results

Winter Deadlines

July 15

Application Deadline

February 22

Application Results

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Test Scores for International Applicants

ExamsAvg. ScoreMin. ScoreMax. Score% Submitted
Language Proficiency
TOEFL10590120 -
IELTS7.56.59 -

Attendance Cost

On Campus Accomodation
Private Residence$1,554 / Year
University Residence$732 / Year
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