For Experts and Executives

Through its Executive & Professional Education, the TUM Institute for LifeLong Learning offers a wide range of scientifically based programs for the further education of experts and executives. The programs support professionals at all career levels from academia, business and society in achieving their career goals and responsibly mastering current social and economic challenges. With our tailored programs and flexible formats, we ensure that the personal and professional development needs of our participants are met.

TUM as the ideal environment for LifeLong Learning

Ideally placed at the center of TUM’s ecosystem, all continuing education programs reflect the university's entrepreneurial mindset and combine the latest findings from research, technology and practice:

  • TUM is a pioneer in the development of new technologies
  • TUM is a global leader in research in the natural and social sciences
  • TUM has a strong worldwide network of research institutions, companies and start-ups
  • TUM offers the cutting edge in teaching & learning methods


Executive & Professional Education Training Programs

Our Executive & Professional Education programs cover a range of topics such as strategy, innovation management & entrepreneurship, quality management, as well as leadership. As part of one of the leading technical universities, we also offer a growing number of programs for professionals from a wide range of industries. Our programs are held in German or English, on-site at one of our locations, completely virtually or in a combination of online and face-to-face courses. We pay a particular focus to the needs of our participants and the best way to deliver the course content. We also believe in creating valuable networking opportunities between our participants, lecturers and guest speakers.


Our three Executive MBA programs are aimed at executives and managers who want to deepen their management expertise, improve their leadership skills and expand their network across industries and countries. We equip them with tools for personal development, for innovative and responsible leadership and seek to prepare them for future challenges in the top levels of management. Triple accredited by AACSB, EQUIS and AMBA, our Executive MBAs are where the forefront of management research meets practical expertise. Read more about our Executive MBA Programs

Training innovation managers of the future - that is the goal of the four-semester Master in Management & Innovation (M.Sc.). This program is aimed at bachelor level graduates who have gone on to gain initial professional experience and would like to return to academia to bridge the gap between management and technology. Graduates of this unique English-language program learn how to to foster innovation in organizations and can choose between the TUM Track and the Double Degree Track in cooperation with HEC Paris. Read more about our Professional Master Programs

We offer a variety of certificate programs across a range of different disciplines. Our experienced instructors combine the latest research findings with practical insights, allowing participants to seamlessly integrate their newly acquired skills into their professional lives. The programs are typically divided into several modules and conclude with an examination. Upon successful completion, participants receive a certificate from the Technical University of Munich or one of its partners. Read more about our Certificate Programs



When developing customized programs for companies and organizations, we seek to build long-term partnerships. The programs are designed in step with our clients to ensure the needs of their employees, whether experts or executives, are met. This tailored approach helps to drive transformation and innovation processes within the organizations of our clients. Modern tools and teaching methods enable a unique learning experience and goal-oriented competence development. Read more about our Customized Programs

We attach importance not only to conveying the need to prepare for and lead digitization, but equally to maximizing the potential of digital methods and tools within our portfolio. Together with the TUM Center for Digital Leadership Development, we bring together TUM's expertise in leadership research with educational technologies. This makes us leaders in forward-looking executive and professional education, supporting our programs with the latest in digital technology. We design and produce MOOCs on two of the most popular and trusted MOOC platforms, edX and Coursera. Through MOOCs, TUM aims to cultivate in global learners the creativity, passion, and technical competence needed to tackle the crucial challenges of our time. Read more about our MOOC-based certificate programs and courses.

The goal of the Center for Digital Leadership Development is to bring together TUM's expertise in the areas of leadership research, digitization, scientific training, media and didactics. This creates the perfect environment for deploying future-oriented leadership development tools based on digital technologies. After all, in order to make managers and executives fit for the challenges of the working world 4.0, continuing education must also follow innovative and digital paths. Read more about our Center for Digital Leadership Development


Further Courses and Programs

Teacher training and educational research: At the TUM School of Social Sciences and Technology you can find a range of offers for further development - from evidence-based university-based teacher training to teaching materials and online videos.

Sport and Health: The TUM Sport and Health for Lifewebsite lists a number of suitable courses for those working in physical education. Non-academic training for physical education teachers can be found here and more information on person-centered dementia care can be found here.