For the General Public

Go further with TUM: We offer degrees and postgraduate certificates for professionals, free Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) and much more. Improve your career prospects by taking part in one of our programs.

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Academic degrees and certificates

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Do a master's and improve your career prospects.Image: Astrid Eckert & Andreas Heddergott

Executive MBAs and more: TUM offers a range of master’s pro­grams di­rec­ted spe­cif­i­cally at pro­fes­­sion­als, some are avail­able as part-time study. Ap­pli­cants must have at least one years’ pro­fes­sion­al ex­pe­ri­ence and a university degree. Continuing education master's programs

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A formula for success: Continuing education at TUM.Image: Astrid Eckert & Andreas Heddergott

New professional qualifications: Take advantage of our postgraduate certificate programs, ranging from day workshops to longer courses and e-learning opportunities. Credits from these programs can often be applied toward a university degree program. Certificates

Additional opportunities for the public

Summer & Winter Schools

The Summer and Winter Schools are directed at international students who want to learn more about research and teach­ing at the TUM while familiarizing themselves with German language and culture. Overview

Auditing classes

Guest students can pay a fee to attend to individually picked lectures at TUM – they are free to choose from among all the courses offered in the catalog. Auditors

Workshops for teachers

Channeling today’s research into lessons: For secondary school teachers who want to keep up with the latest trends in research and technology, and learn how to channel these insights to develop interesting content for students. Workshops are held at a number of faculties. TUM School of Education

Sports instructor training

State-approved: Fostered by the Ministry of Culture, TUM offers various courses for trainees who wish to become state-approved sports instructors qualified to work in sports clubs/associations and state-approved trainers for specific sporting disciplines. Non academic education

MOOC for free

Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) are free online courses that can be attended by any number of people, from any location and at any time. TUM MOOCs

Public lectures at the Carl von Linde Academy

The major challenges of the future are explored in the series of lectures "Technology and Ethics", "Science and Society" and "Highlights of Research". Public lectures CvL-A

Contact details & advice on continuing education opportunities

  • Student advisory service
    Choosing the right degree program

  • ConnecTUM
    For prospective students who have not followed traditional education paths

  • For staff
    Coordinate your further training plans with your manager (link to TUMonline)