TU Kaiserslautern (TUK) is a top-ranked German research-oriented university (1st Place among 196 international universities in 11 categories, such as Support Services, Arrival, Living Cost in the International Student Barometer 2018; top ranked among worldwide 150 universities under 50 years old, Times Higher Education Ranking 2017) for science, technology, and industry. Our University offers high-quality graduate education and (post)doctoral research training in innovative fields of the High Tech World, many of them English-taught.

Our features:

  • International study environment highly affiliated to industry and research
  • “Science & Innovation Alliance” of high-profile research institutes nearby campus, offering (student assistant) job opportunities
  • Zero tuition fees & low cost of living
  • “University of Teaching Excellence" award for outstanding student-teacher ratio & close-knit support structure for international students
  • Safe, modern and healthy study environment
  • 17 International Graduate Programs (with more than 30 specializations):
    - Electrical & Computer Engineering:
    M.Sc. Electrical & Computer Engineering, M.Sc. Embedded Computing Systems; European Master in Embedded Computing Systems (EMECS)
    - Computer Science:
    M.Sc. Computer Science (specializing in Algorithmics & Deduction, Information Systems, Distributed & Networked Systems, Intelligent Systems, Embedded Systems & Robotics, Software Engineering, Visualization & Scientific Computing)
    - Mathematics:
    M.Sc. Mathematics International, M.Sc. Technomathematics, M.Sc. Mathematics, M.Sc. Economathematics, M.Sc. Actuarial & Financial Mathematics
    - Commercial Vehicle Technology:
    M.Sc. Commercial Vehicle Technology
    - Biology:
    M.Sc. Biology (specializing in Microbial & Plant Biotechnology, Molecular Cell Biology, Neurobiology, Ecology)
    - Social Sciences:
    M.Sc. Cognitive Science
    - Physics:
    M.Sc. Advanced Quantum Physics
    - Spatial & Environmental Planning:
    M.A. Border Studies
    - Online-Degrees - Distance Master Programs:
    M. Eng. Software Engineering for Embedded Systems, M. Eng Financial Engineering, Master (Blended Learning) of Evaluation (MABLE)
  • 2 international PhD Programs + doctoral research positions in all 12 departments of TUK

Application deadlines*:

  • April 30 for winter term starting on Oct 1
  • Oct 31 for summer term starting on April 1

Application requirements for international master students*:

  • Bachelor degree or equivalent
  • English language proficiency

*Further details for program specific variations:


Technische Universität Kaiserslautern
Department of International Affairs: ISGS
Gottlieb-Daimler-Straße 47
67663 Kaiserslautern, Germany

E-Mail:  info@isgs.uni-kl.de
Homepage: www.uni-kl.de/en/international