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Enrollment procedure winter semester 2021/22

As of 01.10.2021, most courses at the ZEMS will take place in classroom again. Since the distance requirement may be undercut in our classroom teaching, the obligation to wear an FFP2 mask applies. Students can only participate if they are vaccinated, tested negatively or recovered from COVID-19 (3G), see here.

Some courses will still be taught online, please read the program carefully.

Enrollment Procedure

The ZEMS Course Program for the upcoming semester will be available online at our website from October. The online registration is only possible for TU students.

Online enrollment on October 18th, 2021

TU students may register online via our website.

If courses are already full you can enter your e-mail address online on a waiting list.

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Here you can assess your language competency online before the enrollment starts. The placement test is obligatory for students with prior language knowledge who have not completed a previous language level at ZEMS in the past year successfully.

In case of placement test results that deviate more than 2 levels from the required level, we reserve the right to cancel your registration. In this case you will have to pay the cancellation fee of 5,00 €.

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Pre-registration for outgoing students

Students who have received a commitment from the International Affairs Department for a place in an exchange program can register for a language course in the language of the destination country by emailing by October 11, 2021. Please indicate the desired course number and attach the confirmation from the International Department.

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Clearing procedure

In order to cancel your registration, you must inform the ZEMS office (and not only the instructor of the course) by , fax or personally within 7 days of the start of the course. The cancellation of intensive course has to be announced within 2 days of the start of the course. Please note that it is not a cancellation of a course if you don’t show up. If you cancel in time, the course fees will be refunded less a cancellation fee of 5.00€.

As soon as a spot has become available, several persons on the waiting lists will be informed automatically, offering them the possibility of registration. All applications will be processed on a first-come, first-served basis.

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Auditing students

Students from other universities may attend ZEMS courses, which take place in the classroom if places are available. Please send an email to as of October 26, in order to get to know if there are spots available.

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Fees apply for all ZEMS courses. Please consult the TU terms and conditions for further details. For course payment, the ZEMS uses what is called a „Lastschriftverfahren“ (direct debit). We will withdraw the fees approximately one week after the course start.

Please note, that fees always apply for the whole course, a payment of single hours is not possible.

For all ZEMS courses the following fees for courses with 4 SWS apply:
TU students
52,00 € / Course
Students from other universities
100,00 € / Course

According to TU rules the account holder pays any bank charges if it was not possible to withdraw the course fee from your bank account.

For questions concerning payment please, contact the ZEMS office, Ms. Borowski (Email: ).

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Cancellation of a course

In order to cancel your registration you must inform the ZEMS Office (and not only the teacher of the course) by , fax or personally within 7 days (intensive courses within 2 days) of the start of the course. Please note that is is not a cancellation of a course if you don't show up.

If you cancel in time, the course fees will be refunded less a cancellation fee of 5.00 €. 


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