Registration at TU Darmstadt

After your successful application to TU Darmstadt, enrolment is the next step to becoming a student at TU Darmstadt.

The registration at TU Darmstadt could be considered as your official enrolment at TU Darmstadt. It is necessary that you appear in person, registration by power of attorney is not possible. Prior to registering at TU Darmstadt you need have received your letter of admission by the Unit for International Admission. Detailed information on the registration process can be found in your letter of admission. Please note the documents you need to submit when registering at TU Darmstadt.

Registration Fees

At TU Darmstadt, there are no tuition fees. However, students have to pay registration fees. As an exchange student, you pay a reduced amount.

More detailed information on Semester Fees, for instance the current amount and a detailed breakdown of costs, can be found here. The amount includes contributions for the Studierendenwerk, the student body and the Semesterticket.These costs cannot be refunded at the end of your stay.

Students who stay longer than one semester at TU Darmstadt have to pay the registration fees every semester.

Please note: International students who are pursuing a degree at Technische Universität Darmstadt have to pay the full amount, since they are enrolled as regular students.

Student ID & Semesterticket

After successful registration at TU Darmstadt, you will receive your student identity card. Your student ID offers a lot of benefits, such as reduced prices at certain locations, such as the cinema or concerts. With your student ID card, you can visit the Staatstheater for free if there are tickets left three days before a performance. See Staatstheater Darmstadt for information about performances.

Your student ID also serves as your Semesterticket. It enables you to use local public transportation and regional trains free of charge – in Darmstadt, the Rhine-Main area and beyond. To see which region is covered, where your ticket is valid and for more detailed information, please refer to the website of TU Darmstadt General Students' Committee AStA.