Application for the Master Electrical Engineering and Information Technology

Thank you for your interest in the Master's degree program in Electrical Engineering and Information Technology at our KIT department! Admission to the program is not restricted. All applicants who meet the admission requirements will be offered a place on the program.

Admission requirements*
  • Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering and Information Technology or related degree program
  • Required minimum knowledge in the following areas:
    • Higher mathematics
    • Fundamentals of electrical engineering
    • Digital technology, information technology and systems engineering
  • Aptitude for the program
  • Sufficient knowledge of the German or English language

In a first step the admission requirements are checked on the basis of the submitted Transcript of Records. The transcript has to contain the workload (i.e. credit points), so that the admission committee can check the requirements for each area.

Points are awarded to determine the aptitude of the applicants. Depending on the number of points, either direct admission, rejection or an invitation to an online application interview is issued, in which applicants can prove their aptitude for the program.

Interview dates will be allocated during the application process for the following weeks:

July 15 - 19, 2024
July 22 - 26, 2024
July 29 - August 2, 2024
August 19 - 23, 2024
August 26 - 30, 2024
September 2 - 6, 2024
October 7 - 11, 2024


*You will only find an initial overview of the admission requirements here on the website. For the legally binding framework with all details, please refer to the Satzung für den Zugang zu dem Masterstudiengang Elektrotechnik und Informationstechnik am Karlsruher Institut für Technologie (KIT) vom 30. April 2024 (in German).

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Application period:

Winter semester: May 15 - September 30** Summer semester: December 1 - March 31*.


**Please note that the application deadline for non-EU applicants differs from that:

Winter semester: May 15 - July 15 Summer semester: December 1 - January 15

Further information:
German and international applicants with a German university entrance qualification ("Bildungsinländer") and international applicants from a member state of the European Union can find further information on how to apply at the Studierendenservice.

All other international applicants can obtain further information on admission requirements and the application process from the KIT International Students Office (IStO) .

Please apply online and upload your documents via the KIT application portal .