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The W-Course prepares students for any program in economics, business, or the social sciences.

The curriculum for this course type designates German, mathematics, and economics as the subject areas for the written exam. Information technology, economic history, cost-performance analysis, and English are offered as minor subjects.

The course, the entrance examination, and the assessment test are free of charge. You are charged a semester enrollment fee [2] for each semester.

The courses begin in both summer and winter semesters.


The application is initially submitted online via the Uni-Assist [3] applicants’ portal and requires that you also send all (certified and translated) documents to Uni-Assist by postal mail.

Application Periods

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For admission in the following summer semester (beginning in February), your application may be submitted from September 1 to November 30.

For admission in the following winter semester (beginning in September), your application may be submitted from March 1 to June 30.


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The following documents are required for every applicatio and have to be sent to uni-assist:

• Application for admission
• Proof of higher education entrance qualification
• Proof of German language skills of B2 Level (CEFR) or above
• Plain photocopy of your passport

Depending on your country of origin and your personal academic career, you may need to submit additional documents. Regarding this please read the notes for certain countries [6] of originby uni-assist.

You can find this information in the English brochure “SHORT INFO Bachelor International” [7] as well as the more comprehensive German version, “BEWERBERINFO Bachelor International.” [8]  This contains information about translations, certifications, and country-specific documents. The last page is a checklist of all required documents.

Language Skills

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The application must include proof of German language skills corresponding to at least B2 Level of the Common European Frame of Reference (CEFR).

The language-skills certificate need not have been issued by any particular language school, but it must show that the applicant has passed an examination for B2 Level or above. Attendance certificates are not accepted.

It is not possible to waive the requirement for the German section of the admission test even if the applicant has advanced skills.

For the W-Course, you must also prove English skills at level A2 or at least 3 years in school.

Applying via Uni-Assist

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The “Antrag auf Zulassung” (application for admission) is the online application via Uni-Assist. 

We have put together step-by-step instructions describing how to complete an application for the Preparatory School, illustrated with screenshots.

PDF - how to apply for TU Berlin Preparatory School via Uni-Assist?

It is not possilbe to apply via Hochschulstart.de!

After Your Application

Once Uni-Assist has successfully reviewed your application, you will receive an invitation to an admissions test from the Preparatory School.

You will receive the invitation digitally as a PDF email attachment sent to the address you provided to Uni-Assist. Check this address for spelling errors and also look in your Spam folder.

You can use the invitation to apply for your visa.

Admissions Test [11]


All applicants to Focus courses (T, W, and M) or the Precourse must take an admissions test. more to: Admissions Test [12]

Several days after you take the admissions test, the results are published on our website using an anonymous code for each test-taker.

On Admissions Day, accepted participants receive all the information they need to begin studying. Their first classes are held on the following Monday.

Sample Schedule

 8:15 am -9:45 am
 10 am
-11:30 am

12:15 pm
-1:45 pm

 2 pm
-3:30 pm
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