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Courses and grades


We offer our exchange students courses in eight departments, most courses are in German. Next to our regular courses in German we offer you an extensive program to learn German, including a two week intensive course and cultural training, which can sum up to 13 ECTS.

Below is a list of the departments and courses offered at the Beuth Hochschule. Descriptions and syllabi are in German.

Department I

Economic and Social Sciences      
Business Administration and Engineering/Mechanical Engineering BA descriptionsyllabus  
Business Administration and Engineering/Civil Engineering BA descriptionsyllabus  

Department III

Civil Engineering and Geoinformation    
Civil Engineering BA descriptionsyllabus
Environmental Civil Engineering BA descriptionsyllabus
Cartography and Geomedia BA descriptionsyllabus
Surveying and Geomatic BA descriptionsyllabus
Geoinformation BA syllabus</a>
Business Administration & Civil Engineering BA descriptionsyllabus

Department IV

Architecture and Building Services Engineering    
Architecture BA descriptionsyllabus
Building Services and Energy Technology BA descriptionsyllabus

Department V

Life Sciences and Technology    
Packaging Technology BA descriptionsyllabus
Food Science and Technology BA descriptionsyllabus
Biotechnology BA descriptionsyllabus
Landscape Architecture BA descriptionsyllabus
Horticulture BA descriptionsyllabus

Department VI

Computer Science and Media    
Technical Computer Science BA descriptionsyllabus
Print and Media Technology BA descriptionsyllabus
Media Informatics BA descriptionsyllabus

Department VII

Electrical and Precision Engineering    
Electronic Engineering and Communication Systems BA descriptionsyllabus
Mechatronics BA descriptionsyllabus
Electrical Engineering BA descriptionsyllabus
Optometry BA descriptionsyllabus

Department VIII

Mechanical Engineering, Process and Environmental Technology    
Mechanical Engineering BA descriptionsyllabus
Theater Technology BA descriptionsyllabus
Event Technology and Management BA descriptionsyllabus
Process and Environmental Engineering BA descriptionsyllabus
Mechanical Engineering / Construction BA descriptionsyllabus
Mechanical Engineering / Engineering Design BA descriptionsyllabus
Mechanical Engineering / Renewable Energies BA descriptionsyllabus

International Recognition of Study Results

Like many other European universities, Beuth Hochschule Berlin works with the European credit system (ECTS), every course has a set amount of credits. The usual amount of credits per semester is 30 ECTS. When you have finished your studies at the Beuth Hochschule Berlin you will receive a certificate stating your grades and the amount of credits you have earned.

In order to get the credits for a course, the minimum grade is a 4. The Beuth Hochschule Berlin uses the following grading system:




Passed Passed Passed Passed Failed
excellent good satisfactory sufficient failed
1,0 | 1,3 1,7 | 2,0 | 2,3 2,7 | 3,0 | 3,3 3,7 | 4,0 5,0
1,00-1,51 1,52-1,98 1,99-2,41 2,42-2,76 2,77-4,00 4,01-5,00