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FAQs - Admission requirements

I am interested in Engineering and Business Administration at Hannover but I don’t have any German language proficiency. How much German do I need in future?

For studying Engineering and Business Administration at the Leibniz Universität Hannover, it is definitely necessary for you to learn the German language. Almost all the lectures are held in German and papers have to be written in German, too. Apart from needing German to be able to follow the courses, you need a German language certificate to get admission to study at the Leibniz Universität Hannover. Your German language skills have to be verified by a German language test that has a TestDaf- (“Test Deutsch als Fremdsprache” – Test German as a foreign language)-level (TDN-level) of 4 in all four test categories. The center of enrolment can give you further information on this certificate. Please contact studiumuni-hannover.de !

I would like to apply to the Engineering and Business Administration master program. Could you please give some more detailed information about the requirements?

For entering the master program “Wirtschaftsingenieur” at the Leibniz Universität Hannover, it is necessary that you have a bachelor’s degree in Engineering and Business Administration (or similar. For your bachelor’s degree you need to have earned at least 180 credit points for the four-semester master program (at least 210 for applying for the three-semester master program). 44 of these credit points have to come from business administration courses (“Betriebswirtschaftslehre”) and 28 credit points from economics courses (“Volkswirtschaftslehre”). Additionally your German language skills have to be verified by a German language test that has a TestDaf- (“Test Deutsch als Fremdsprache” – Test German as a foreign language)-level (TDN-level) of 4 in all four test categories.

Your overall average grade needs to be at least 3.0. If you have an overall average grade of 3.1 to 3.3 you can upgrade your grade by 0.3 points at the most by adding a motivational letter to your application.

The four-semester-master program starts each fall, the three-semester-master program starts each spring.