If you have been nominated by your home university, you will automatically receive information about the application procedure by e-mail. To apply, please click here.

Language Requirements

Exchange students are required to prove they have sufficient command of the English language by providing one of the following original documents:

  • Academic IELTS, minimum overall band score of 6.0,
  • TOEFL, internet based (TOEFL-iBT); minimum score of 80,
  • TOEIC with a minimum overall score of at least 790 (containing both the modules ‘Speaking and Writing’ and ‘Listening and Reading’)
  • Cambridge CPE or CAE (A, B or C)

Note: your test results may not be over two years old at the start of your exchange period.


You are exempt from providing proof of English proficiency if:

  • you are a national from Australia, Canada (English-speaking territories), Denmark, Finland, Ireland, New-Zealand, Norway, Singapore, Sweden, UK or USA
  • or if your programme at the UT consists exclusively of laboratory research that is graded by your home institution only.

Important dates

September Semester

  • Application deadline: 1 May
  • English test results (if applicable): 15 June
  • Visa application including payment (if applicable): 1 July

February Semester

  • Application deadline: 1 October
  • English test results (if applicable): 1 November
  • Visa application (if applicable): 15 November