FAQ

About the Master Electrical Engineering and Information Technology

FAQ

The assessment of subject-specific eligibility according to § 1 (2) of the Admissions Regulations of the University of Stuttgart for the master's degree program Electrical Engineering and Information Technology is carried out in a two-step process, which is detailed in the procedural guidelines. The admission process is based on the Landeshochschulgesetz (LHG, Higher Education Act) of the State of Baden-Wuerttemberg.

Applications for the master's degree program are subject to the application dates specified by the Admissions Office. As a rule, the application portal will be activated from December for the following summer semester and from June for the following winter semester. In line with § 2 (1) of the Admissions Regulations of the University of Stuttgart, applications for admission must be received by the University by January 15 for the following summer semester, and by July 15 for the following winter semester.

Any necessary selection interviews / entrance examinations (for the invited applicants) usually take place in the week before February 15 / August 15.

Information on the German language skills to be proven can be found at Language requirements for study programs taught in German.

According to § 1 (1), point 3 of Admissions Regulations of the University of Stuttgart for the master's degree program Electrical Engineering and Information Technology valid from WS 2017/2018, applicants will be required to upload to C@MPUS a proof of a working knowledge of the English language of at least level B1 according Common European Framework of Reference for Languages.

 

If such proof cannot be provided, the following certificates will also be accepted:

  • TOEFL-Test (internetbasiert)                      63 Points
  • Cambridge Certificate                               PET (Preliminary English Test)
  • IELTS - Internat. Englisch Language Test  5 Points
  • CET 6                                                        530 Points
  • TOEIC                                                        300 (listening) UND 300 (reading)
  • MoI certificate                                           At least 6 semester terms of
                                                                      undergraduate studies held
                                                                      in English
  • A German UEQ ("HZB")                             At least 5 years of secondary education                                                 

Yes. A provisional admission can be issued in this case with reservations the necessary certificates are submitted until October 30th (for admission to the winter semester) or until April 30th (for admission to the summer semester).

Further information is available from Admissions Office for Foreigners and EU Citizens.

The Student Counseling Center (ZSB) will be happy to answer any legal questions regarding your application. A decision on the question of admission can only be made by our admissions committee on the basis of our Admissions Regulations and after submitting your complete application documents via the C@MPUS portal. Please understand that (due to time and legal reasons) no prior assessment of the (chances of an) application can be made. The entrance requirements for the master's degree program Electrical Engineering and Information Technology can be found in the Admissions Regulations of the University of Stuttgart under §1 (1).

The master's degree program Electrical Engineering and Information Technology is designed as a full-time program; this fact is regularly pointed out in the enrolment formalities. Regarding the legal possibilities of a part-time course of study, please contact the Admission Office and Student Counseling Center.

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Yes. According to §3 of the Admissions Regulations of the University of Stuttgart, a provisional admission can be issued in this case. This admission is valid for the three semesters following the application date and is subject to the condition that the requirements in § 1 of the Admissions Regulations be met up until then.

Only those modules that are not already listed in the bachelor's degree certificate are eligible for recognition in the master's program. The credit point score of the bachelor's degree does not matter here. Furthermore, the modules eligible for recognition in the master's program must be technically at the “master's level”.

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A course with a 90 minute lesson per week during a lecture period of 14 weeks provides 3 ECTS credit points. For example, a course with a 60 minute lesson per week during a period of 10 weeks

3 × (60 × 10) / (90 × 14) = 1.428

i.e. 1.4 credit points (ECTS-CP). (Please enter the credit points into the supplementary form rounded to one decimal place.)

Yes. The application via C@MPUS portal is required. The admission procedure is as described above.

For the recognition of course assessment can be applied after admission. The decision on recognition depends on the degree of equivalence of the teaching content of the modules concerned. §19 of the Exam Regulations applies.

Bachelor degrees from German Universities, Universities of Applied Sciences and Cooperative State Universities are recognized. The admissions committee decides on the admission of applicants after the application has been submitted.

As a rule, the admissions committee will meet three weeks after the application deadline (January 15 / July 15). Within a few days, decisions on rejected and admitted applicants will then be entered into C@MPUS portal, where they can be accessed by the applicants.

We will complete the admission procedure as soon as possible. Applicants are asked to refrain from sending e-mails and making phone calls with questions about the status of the admission procedure.

Applicants who are invited to a selection interview / entrance examination will receive this invitation at about the same time as the above mentioned C@MPUS entry. The invitation will be sent to their email address specified in their application.

The letter of admission or rejection will be provided via the application portal C@MPUS. (Howto download the letter of admission or rejection) Information about the status of your application can be obtained via the C@MPUS system; please also refer to the FAQ list of the Admissions Office. The Department of Electrical Engineering and Information Technology cannot provide information about the status of the application process. Applicants are asked to wait for the information update in the C@MPUS system.

The Admissions Regulations of the University of Stuttgart do not stipulate additional requirements or conditions.

In the case of (conditional) admission to the master's degree program, you can download an letter of admission from the C@MPUS portal. If the admissions committee has decided that you have to fulfil requirements (= additional modules from the bachelor's degree program Electrical Engineering and Information Technology to be completed until registration for the Master's thesis), this will be stated in your letter of admission. This means that you do not have such requirements if they are not mentioned in your letter of admission.

Please refer to the information on conditional admission provided by the Admissions Office.

In compliance with the Admissions Regulations of the University of Stuttgart for the master's degree program “Electrical Engineering and Information Technology”, our admissions committee carries out an eligibility assessment (admission procedure), which you can find in the answer to question 1 of this FAQ list.

Due to the insufficient number of admission points found in the eligibility assessment, the admissions committee has decided not to propose you for admission.

Please understand that application documents submitted after the application deadline cannot be taken into consideration.

We regret not being able to give you more favorable information.

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