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  • Locations: Berlin, Germany
  • Program Terms: Summer
  • Homepage: Click to visit
  • Restrictions: HKUST applicants only
  • Budget Sheets: Summer
  • This program is currently not accepting applications.
Fact Sheet:
Languages of Instruction:
English Language Requirement: Exempted
Off-campus only Duration: 10-week, 4-week, 6-week
Program Fee: Fee-paying Credit bearings: Yes
Discount offered: Yes
Program Description:

About Technische Universität Berlin

Located in Germany’s capital city at the heart of Europe, Technische Universität Berlin is one of the largest universities of technology in Germany. TU Berlin focuses on achieving sharply-defined goals: building a distinctive profile for our university, ensuring exceptional performance in research and teaching, providing our graduates with excellent qualifications and a modern approach to university administration. The TU Berlin strives to promote the dissemination of knowledge and to facilitate technological progress through adherence to the core principles of excellence and quality. Strong regional, national and international networking with partners in science and industry are an important aspect in these endeavors.

About TU Berlin Summer School

TU Berlin Summer School invites international students to experience Berlin during the summer with our unique and specially curated programs. The TU Berlin Summer School is an opportunity for students to broaden their academic knowledge in specific subjects while earning ECTS (EU) or CPs (US) credits.

The summer program is divided into 3 blocks. Course details can be found HERE.

Program Date

Courses are offered between 11 June - 16 August 2018, and last for 4-10 weeks.

Term Dates
1 11 June - 5 July 2018
2* 9 July - 20 July 2018
3 23 July - 16 August 2018

* Notes:

  • Courses in Term 2 can only be taken in combination with a four-week course in Term 1 or 3.
  • You can arrive during the weekend before the start of the course. Your accommodation will be available from Saturday before the start of the course until the Saturday after your course.
  • You should only depart after completion of the program.


This is a fee-paying program and HKUST students will bear the program fee and the costs for travel, visa, insurance, personal expenses and other administrative fees. A breakdown of the fees can be found HERE.

Fees Amount
Application fee EUR 60
Tuition EUR 1,850-2,200 for a four-week course
HKUST students can enjoy a discount of
EUR 50 per course for up to 3 courses
Health Insurance EUR 91 per month
Accommodation (optional) 4 weeks: EUR 840-1,120
6 weeks: EUR 1,260-1,680
10 weeks: EUR 2,618-2,800


You are eligible to apply for summer exchange if you:

  • will have completed Year 1 by the start of program; and
  • have a cumulative CGA of 2.0 or above (Students with CGA below 2.0 may also apply. Offers may be given with special consideration).

For details of the selection criteria, please CLICK HERE.

Application Process

HKUST students must apply through the Global Student Programs Office. Individual direct application to the program will not be accepted.

To apply, click the “Apply Now” button on this page. The whole application process has two steps.

Step 1: Complete HKUST application form and submit supplementary documents (CLICK HERE for details)
Step 2: The Host Institution Application (TO BE COMPLETED AFTER YOU ARE NOMINATED BY HKUST)

If you are nominated, you will be notified to submit a formal host institution application. Detailed information and application instructions will be provided in due course.

Financial Assistance

The HKUST Study Abroad Financial Assistance aims to help HKUST students with financing their study abroad programs. More details can be found at HKUST Study Abroad website.

Credit Transfer

You are advised to discuss your study plan with your major department or any pre-major advisors in your School. For details of the credit transfer procedures, please CLICK HERE.

Visa Information

Depending on your nationality and the length of your stay you may need a visa to enter Germany. Please click here for more information.

Health Insurance

By law, students are required to have health insurance in Germany. All participants are therefore required to take out a health insurance policy that covers them from their first day in Germany. Please click here for details.

HKUST students who take part in the University's exchange programs will be covered by the University's Travel Insurance Plan. Please CLICK HERE for details.


You may choose to stay at one of the hostels provided by TU Berlin. For details, please CLICK HERE.

Disclaimer: The host institutions may release updated information from time to time. Information on this page will be updated on a rolling basis. While the Global Student Programs Office tries the best effort to post the most updated information on this page, you are advised to refer to the host institutions' official websites for the most updated information.

Last update: 13 November 2017

This program is currently not accepting applications.