So far neither of these tests is mandatory. However, we expect from every applicant to have a good (written and spoken) command of the English language. Providing test results helps us to judge and compare the language skills of the candidates.
First of all, students of the school will receive a stipend which fully covers living expenses in Dresden. There are no tuition fees with the exception of a nominal enrollment fee at the Technische Universität Dresden of about 170 Euro per term which already includes free public transport.