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Informatics (Postgraduate Non-Degree Program)


The postgraduate program of Informatics offers informatics skills to graduates in other degree programs.

Department of Informatics

Key Data

Type of Study
  • Full Time
Required Language Proficiency Language of Instruction
  • German
Main Locations
Start of Degree Program
  • Winter Semester (October)
Standard Duration of Studies
(Number of Semesters)
  • 3 semesters fulltime

Information on Degree Program

What does this program cover?

The Technische Universität München offers the opportunity to participate in a postgraduate program of Informatics. Prerequisite for the program is a finished degree of at least “good” in Mathematics, Physics, Electric Engineering, Business, Mechanical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Surveying and Mapping, Brewing and Beverage Technology, or Food Technology. Other majors are also admissible, after an application has been submitted. Here, a good knowledge of Mathematics or Informatics is a vital requirement.

How is the program structured?

Software-Engineering, Databases, Artificial Intelligence, Computer Networks, Distributed and Parallel Systems, Distributed Multimedia Applications

What is the language of instruction?

Required language skills for admission:

You need sufficient German language skills if you wish to apply for this program. Evidence of your language proficiency has to be submitted before the end of the application deadline. Learn more about recognized certificates and other ways to prove your German language skills.

This evidence of your language proficiency confirms that you comply with the minimum language requirements for admission to the program. Depending on the program and your individual background, it may be necessary for you to keep working on your language skills during your studies. Be sure to take a look at the services of our Language Center.   

Language of instruction:

The language of instruction for this program is German.

Binding Regulations for Progression of Studies, Examinations and Application

Application and Admission

Which documents do I need to submit for enrollment?

We may require additional documents depending on the type of educational background you earned and your country of origin. After accepting an offer of admission in TUMonline, you will receive a list of documents you must submit to TUM in hardcopy for enrollment.

What application deadlines do I need to meet?

Application Period for the winter semester: 15.05. - 15.07.

An application for the summer semester ist only possible for higher upper division semesters. Application deadline is January 15.

On what basis does TUM select applicants for admission?

For more information about application and admission, please visit the course homepage.

    Where can I find the online application portal?

    The online application process takes place through our application portal TUMonline.

    Information about the Application Procedure

    You get an exact listing of the required documents after completing the online application as a document checklist.