Starting Your Semester A warm welcome to your studies at BTU!

We are pleased to welcome you here at the BTU. The effects of the corona pandemic have changed many processes. Here we have collected all the information that is important for a successful start to your studies. Please do not hesitate to contact us if you have any further questions.

Information for your specific degree program during the corona pandemic

For general information and questions, please also use your regular contacts at the university, such as the Admissions & Registrar`s Office, the International Relations Office, the Student Guidance and Counselling Centre and, above all, the teaching staff in your degree programme. Further information specific to your degree programme can be obtained from your course administratior or on the website of your faculty.

Please note that the information on the start of the semester during the online phase is constantly updated on this page.

Faculty 1: Mathematics, Computer Science, Physics, Electrical Engineering and Information Science

Information about the start of the summer semester 2020 in the degree programs of Faculty 1 can be found on the Moodle pages of the respective courses or can be obtained from the relevant departments.

Additional information can be found at .

Faculty 2: Environment and Natural Sciences

Information on the start of the summer semester 2020 in the study programmes of Faculty 2 can be found on:

Faculty 3: Mechanical Engineering, Electrical and Energy Systems

Information on the start of the summer semester 2020 in the study programmes of Faculty 3 can be found on: 

Faculty 4: Social Work, Health Sciences and Music

Information on the start of studies in the study programmes of Faculty 4:

The Social Work degree programme has already completed the preparations for the start of the online phase. You should have already received corresponding information from the head of the programme. Please contact your course administrator if this is not the case.

Instrumental and Vocal Pedagogy is facing challenges with regard to the online implementation of the practical parts of the degree course. Please consult your teachers directly to arrange for individual solutions if not done so already.

Information on the start of the semester in the health degree programmes will follow shortly. First information on the semester schedule can also be found on the website of the Institute of Health.

Faculty 5: Business, Law and Social Sciences

Information about the start of courses in the semester can be found mainly on the corresponding Moodle pages of the courses. There is also a specific Moodle course on the introduction to the semester: "Informationen zum Studienstart | WiSe 2020/21 | Fakultät 5".

A faculty-wide overview page can be found at

Faculty 6: Architecture, Civil Engineering and Urban Planning

Information on the start of the summer semester 2020 in the study programmes of Faculty 6 can be found on:

Preparatory study programs and language courses

Information on the start of the semester in the Orientation Study Program College+ is provided by the program coordinator. Please also use that contact in case of questions.

Students of the prep year program Bridge to Studies will also receive their information on the start of the semester from their program coordinator.

The language courses at BTU  also start with an online offer. Further information on courses and registration for students is available on the web site of the Language Centre.

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