Admission Requirements

The following requirements must be met in order to be accepted into the ESiSt program:

University entrance qualification in your home country or in the issuing country

You are eligible for the ESiSt course program if you can prove that you have a higher education entrance qualification in your home country or issuing country that is not recognized as equivalent in Germany.

Proven knowledge of German at least B2 level of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages ​​(CEFR)

For example: Goethe certificate B2, telc German B2, ÖSD B2, TestDaF TDN 3 or DSD I.

Passing the entrance exams in the subjects German and Mathematics

The entrance exams will be held on September 13, 2023 at the BTU Cottbus-Senftenberg. The test results decide on admission to the course program. You will receive an invitation to the entrance exams and further information after your application documents have been checked.

To prepare for the entrance exams, you can view sample exams:

Beispielprüfung Deutsch

Beispielprüfung Mathematik


Mr. Thomas Reif

Programm management

Tel.: +49 (0)3573 85 287
Fax: +49 (0)3573 85 288

Programm coordination

Tel.: +49 (0)3573 85 728
Fax: +49 (0)3573 85 731

e-mail: esist(at)