Other Forms of Study
In addition to classic full-time studies, TUM also offers some degree programs in other variants. Some can be studied part-time or while working, while others are degree programs that build on existing professional experience. We have compiled the most important categories for you here.
Some international secondary school certificates do not directly qualify students to study at a German university. In these cases, you can qualify for a degree program at a German university via the Studienkolleg. Here you will find everything you need to know about the Studienkolleg.
In addition to a first university degree, executive master's programs also require at least one year of professional experience and are subject to fees. Executive master's degree programs can often be studied alongside a job.
For more information on the prerequisites, special features and unique selling points of the continuing education master's degree programs at TUM, please refer to the description of the corresponding degree program. The Departmental Student Advising will also be happy to help with any questions.
In order to improve the compatibility of a degree program with individual life circumstances, TUM offers certain degree programs on a part-time basis.
If you have general questions about part-time studies, the General Student Advising will be happy to help you. If you would like to find out about the details of a specific part-time study program, please contact the Departmental Student Advising.
Degree programs that run parallel to work are characterized by the greatest possible flexibility in terms of time and location. This makes it possible to remain employed in addition to studying full-time. A degree program for professionals usually consists of self-study with accompanying events in the evening or on the weekend, usually in block form.
An overview of special degree programs for professionals at TUM can be found in our degree program overview.