Application for Admission

Application for Admission 

You wish to study at the Technische Universität Bergakademie Freiberg? Please apply for all degree programmes using the

APP Applicant Portal

Students who will obtain or have obtained their Bachelor's degree at the TU Bergakademie and would like to complete their Master's degree do not have to deregister. However, a new application must be submitted via the applicant portal. 

Please note that the upload of documents is required as part of the online application. For this purpose, please have the required documents ready in pdf format.


German and Equivalent Applicants

Please have the following documents ready for the online application:

  1. your university entrance qualification
  2. your health insurance card

In addition, prospective students who have previously attended another higher education institution should provide the following documents:

  1. overview of the study and examination achievements to date (passed and failed modules)

  2. Bachelor's degree certificate and Transcript of Records (if already available)

  3. Master's degree certificate and Transcript of Records (if already available)

  4. exmatriculation certificate from the last university (if already available)

The Bachelor's/Master's certificate as well as the exmatriculation certificate can be submitted later during the 1st semester at our university.


International Applicants

Please have the following documents ready for the online application:

  1. university entrance qualification (The university entrance qualification is the school leaving certificate (e.g. A-Level, Baccaulareat, GCSE, Attestat, High School etc.)

  2. bachelor's degree certificate and transcript of records (original and translation)

  3. if applicable, Master's certificate and Transcript of Records (original and translation)

  4. overview of your previous academic and examination achievements in Germany, if available (passed and failed modules)

  5. proof of your German language skills, the relevant requirements for German language skills can be found here

  6. proof of your English language skills, the corresponding requirements for the English language skills of our English-language Master's programmes can be found here

  7. health insurance card, if you already have one

  8. if applicable, further documents specific to the degree programme (please refer to the respective degree programme pages for more information).


Application Periods TU Bergakademie Freiberg

Undergraduate Degree Programmes (Bachelor and Diploma) with domestic university entrance qualification

  • 01.04.-30.09. for winter semester
  • 01.10.-31.03. for summer semester

Undergraduate Degree Programmes (Bachelor and Diploma) with foreign university entrance qualification and required study preparation*

(Application via uni-assist)

  • 01.03.-30.04. for winter semester
  • 01.09.-31.10. for summer semester

Undergraduate Degree Programmes (Bachelor and Diploma) with foreign university entrance qualification and without study preparation*

(Application via uni-assist)

  • 01.03.-15.07. for winter semester
  • 01.09.-15.01. for summer semester

German-language Master's Programmes and Postgraduate Programmes with domestic university entrance qualification/ domestic university degree

  • 01.04.-15.09. for winter semester
  • 01.07.-15.03. for summer semester

German-language Master's Programmes and Postgraduate Programmes with foreign university entrance qualification/ foreign university degree and required study preparation*

  • 01.01.-30.04. for winter semester
  • 01.07.-31.10. for summer semester

German-language Master's Programmes and Postgraduate Programmes with foreign university entrance qualification/ foreign university degree and no study preparation**

  • 01.01.-15.07. for winter semester
  • 01.07.-15.01. for summer semester

English-language Master's Degree Programmes

  • 01.01.-15.04. for winter semester
  • 01.07.-15.10. for summer semester

Doctorate with domestic and foreign university entrance qualification/ foreign university degree

  • 01.04.-30.09. for winter semester
  • 01.10.-31.03. for summer semester


* Application period when you have to take part in a study preparation measure (Studienkolleg or study-preparatory German intensive course) before taking up a subject-related degree course

Please note: The stated deadlines also apply to applicants who would like to take the DSH examination at the TU Bergakademie Freiberg immediately before beginning their subject-related studies.

** You must already have direct university admission in Germany as well as the DSH-2 certificate or an equivalent language certificate.


Contact Details:

International Centre


  internationalattu-freiberg [dot] de



Initial contact and clarification of concerns of prospective students