14 English Study Programs at Brandenburg University of Technology Cottbus-Senftenberg

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Brandenburg University of Technology Cottbus-Senftenberg

Arts, Design & ArchitectureBusiness Management & EconomicsComputer Science & ITEngineeringHumanitiesNatural Sciences & MathematicsSocial Sciences
1991
Founded in
36%
International students
English
14
No. of English-taught Study Programs
Technical University
Type
public
Status
6.800
Students

About the University

The Brandenburg University of Technology Cottbus-Senftenberg (BTU) is a public technical university located in the cities of Cottbus and Senftenberg in the German state of Brandenburg. The BTU was founded in 1991 as the Brandenburgische Technische Universität and merged with the Lausitz University of Applied Sciences in 2013. It has since grown to become the second largest university in Brandenburg, with around 7,000 students. The university's campuses in Cottbus and Senftenberg offer a blend of urban and suburban environments, with modern facilities and scenic surroundings. BTU is renowned for its interdisciplinary approach to education and research, with a particular focus on engineering, natural sciences and social sciences. The university offers a full range of undergraduate and postgraduate programmes, with a distinctive teaching approach that allows students to pursue either a university or polytechnic degree. BTU is recognised for its pioneering research in areas such as energy, the environment, health and information technology. The university also places a strong emphasis on international collaboration, with over 20% of its student body coming from more than 100 countries worldwide. BTU offers several fully English-taught programmes and numerous double degree programmes in partnership with international universities.

Notable research institutes at BTU include the Institute for Lightweight Construction and Value Creation Management (ILW) and the SpreeTec neXt cluster project. The university is committed to sustainable development and is registered with the Eco-Management and Audit Scheme (EMAS).

International Rankings

National Rankings

#81
Humboldt Ranking
#66
DFG-Ranking

Tuition Fees

13
13
1
0
0
0

Application & Admission

Application Deadlines

Winter Semester 2024/2025

Summer Semester 2025

Winter Semester 2025/2026

Open Programs

Application Modes

Application Modes

0% national admission restriction (national NC)
7.1% local admission restriction (local NC)
0% no admission restriction, but ability test
92.9% no admission restriction
0% no information provided

Application Process

Application Process

7.1% directly at University
0% directly at University (incl. VPD from uni-assist)
92.9% via uni-assist

Language Requirements

IELTS Band

TOEFL Scores

Cambridge Levels

Minimum:

6 (10 programs )

Minimum:

79 (11 programs )

Minimum:

C1 Advanced (CAE) (11 programs )

Maximum:

6.5 (2 programs )

Maximum:

80 (1 program )

Maximum:

C2 Proficiency (CPE) (11 programs )

IELTS Band

Minimum:

6 (10 programs )

Maximum:

6.5 (2 programs )

TOEFL Scores

Minimum:

79 (11 programs )

Maximum:

80 (1 program )

Cambridge Levels

Minimum:

C1 Advanced (CAE) (11 programs )

Maximum:

C2 Proficiency (CPE) (11 programs )

Program Features

3-6 semesters

Duration
Online Courses
degree typesDegree Types

Master of Arts

Master of Science

Bachelor of Science

Beginning

Winter intake

71.4%

Summer intake

0%

Winter & Summer intake

28.6%

Location

Brandenburg University of Technology Cottbus-Senftenberg
the University has other campuses in:

1) Campus Cottbus

2) Campus Senftenberg

List of English-taught Study Programs offered by Brandenburg University of Technology Cottbus-Senftenberg

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