- B.Sc. in Physics
An internationally recognized Bachelor's degree in physics (or equivalent). The Bachelor's degree has to be equivalent to a B.Sc. degree in physics obtained at a German university with an above-average grade.
- B.Sc. in related fields
Applicants from related fields can only be considered if they passed sufficient courses in physics with excellent results. Mechanics, electrodynamics and quantum mechanics are mandatory requirements. The admission committee will evaluate the equivalency of your transcript.
Please contact us in advance, if you are unsure whether you are eligible to apply.
- English Proficiency Certificate
TOEFL (minimum scores: ibt 80; cbt 213; pbt 550)
IELTS (minimum band score 6.0)
All applicants have to provide an official English proficiency certificate. Exemptions are only possible for native speakers passing their whole studies in the following countries: UK, USA, Canada, New Zealand and Australia.
- Higher Education Entrance Qualification
A secondary education degree qualifying you to enter University, i.e. A-Levels, Abitur, High school diploma, Matura, Nationwide Placement Test (Concours) or similar.
- APS Certificate
Applicants from China, Mongolia or Vietnam have to provide an original APS certificate which is issued by the German embassy in your home country. Please check the homepage of the German embassy for details.
Fees and Funding
|Administrative fee||EUR 70|
|Student Services fee and VVS-StudiTicket solidarity fee||EUR 113.40
|Student Union fee||EUR 10|
|Tuition fee for international students||EUR 1500.00|
|Overview of Scholarships||University of Stuttgart Overview of Scholarship Oppurtunities|
Regardless of income, applicants between the ages of 18 – 44 with a registered address in Germany can apply for a student loan of up to EUR 650 per month. Check the link for further information:
- Do you have sufficient financial resources or do you need a scholarship? Get answers to this and other important topics concerning cost of living in Stuttgart.
- Change of universities, leave of absence, double enrollment, parallel studies, re-registration: All the information you need to successfully organize your studies.
The main campus in Stuttgart-Vaihingen has on-site halls of residence. Apartments are equipped with shower and WC and have access to kitchen facilities, telephone and Internet. Nearby, there are sports facilities, a library, shops and restaurants. The city of Stuttgart and the central station can be reached by the suburban railway from the campus station within 10 minutes. Trains run every 5-10 minutes. Numerous cultural activities are offered in the city and in the southwest region. Social programmes and weekend trips are organized for foreign students.
The PHYSICS office will assist admitted students register for on campus housing.
Further information on housing: