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Enrollment procedure winter semester 2022/23

As of 01.10.2021, most courses at the ZEMS will take place in classroom again. Please check the current guidelines for classroom teaching at TU Berlin, see here.
Some courses will 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 17th, 2022
German
09:00
English
10:00
French
11:00
Spanish
13:00
Italian
14:00
Portuguese
14:00
Russian
15:00
Chinese
15:00

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.

Placement

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.

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 10th, 2022. Please indicate the desired course number and attach the confirmation from the International Affairs Department.

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.

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 24th 2022, in order to get to know if there are spots available.

Payment

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 apply:

Fees
4 hours weekly
2 hours weekly
TU students
64,00 € /
 Course
32,00 € / Course
TU staff, students from other universities


120,00 € / Course
60,00 € / 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: ).

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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