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Museum Island on the Spree River in Berlin, Germany, is glowing with lights. The Alexanderplatz TV tower stands in the background.

Program at a Glance

Technical University Berlin

Country Germany
City Berlin
Class Level Jr, Sr
Experience Type Immersion
Minimum GPA 2.85
Term Fall sem, Spring qtr, Spring sem, Year
Taught In German
Language Prereq yes
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About The Program

Dreamers and aspiring scientists and rocket engineers will feel right at home in Berlin, Germany. Technical University, a force behind Berlin's tech and startup industries, is the place to go for STEM majors. You will find especially interesting courses in architecture, all areas of engineering, and earth and space sciences. Germany is a leader in global trade, innovation, and scientific discovery. Berlin's rich history, cool art scene, and pride in counter culture inspire creativity. From basement clubs to industrial temples, canopied beer gardens, and street art, Berlin is an adventure for all the senses. A superb transport system allows fast discovery of the city and surrounding forests and storybook landscapes.

Where you'll study

Every aspect of life at the Technical University Berlin (TU) embraces a culture of entrepreneurship. Across all disciplines, students are trained not only to meet the challenges of a modern world but to design solutions that are human-centered, socially conscious, sustainable, and energy efficient. Known as a “startup university,” TU keeps its forward momentum by supporting science-based companies and some 40 startup initiatives each year. Naturally, global players like Siemens, Deutsche Telekom, and Daimler cooperate with TU. Such local and international connections result in even more practical training opportunities, scholarships, expert lectures, and internship options for the student body. In between classes, you’ll have access to one of Germany’s most modern scientific libraries with thousands of designed workspaces, multimedia workstations, and group work rooms.