Application Process

We have put together all the information about the application process and the selection criteria for the department here.

Current Application Deadlines for Semesters Abroad

The application period at the department for places for studying abroad in the summer semester 2023 is May 1-31, 2022.

The application website (Bewerbungsportal move on) of TU Darmstadt is already open from May 1.

Application Process

The complete application documents must be submitted by email to the International Affairs Officer of the Department of Law and Economics: .

The application documents must be arranged in the order listed:

  • Scan of the online application form (move on) from the International Relations and Mobility Unit
  • Application form for the Department of Law and Economics (see Downloads) The pdf form must be opened and completed in Adobe Acrobat. It must be ensured that the information matches the information on move on (see above). The completed form must be saved with “save file” and then Adobe Acrobat must be closed. To check the file, it can be opened again. It is important to ensure that the form fields are still present as such and can be edited. The file must not be read-only.
  • If applicable, bachelor’s certificate (compulsory for master’s students)
  • Letter of motivation, one page in length, explaining the intention to study abroad, indicating the interest in the stay abroad and the reason for desired university (first choice)
  • Curriculum vitae (CV)
  • Language certificates

Selection Criteria

The selection of candidates is based on the following criteria:

  • Performance status
  • Letter of Motivation
  • Community engagement
  • Additional work placements, student assistant positions, working student positions etc.
  • Already completed study abroad

If they are equally suitable, female students will be favoured.

If applicants are equally suitable, the department reserves the right to hold selection interviews.

The preselection of candidates for the department is forwarded to the International Relations and Mobility Unit. There, the selection is checked, and a binding nomination of the candidates takes place. The International Relations and Mobility Unit will then inform the candidates about the status of their application and how to proceed.