Auditor Program For Refugees
The Technical University of Munich (TUM) is offering refugees who had already started or were about to start programs of study in their countries of origin the chance to attend courses at TUM as part of an auditor program. They will be able to audit (sit in on) course modules in German or English and have access to the university’s information and advising services. This program serves as an opportunity for refugees to familiarize themselves with the German higher education system. TUM students will act as mentors to offer individual support.
Registration for the summer semester 2018 takes place March 12 – 16 from 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. (Monday through Friday) and 1 – 4 p.m. (Monday through Thursday) at the Service Desk, Arcisstr. 21 in Munich.
Advisory on the Auditor Program for Refugees is available every Wednesday from 1 – 4 p.m. at the Service Desk, please make an appointment at email@example.com.
Summer semester 2018 is the final opportunity for refugees with a valid higher education entrance qualification for a degree program offered at TUM to participate in the auditor program for refugees. Plans for the development of more individualized study are underway, which will include students with migration histories. General academic advising through the Student Service Center continues to be available to all refugees interested in studying at TUM.
How do I take part in the auditor program?
- The auditor program starts at the beginning of the lecture period in the summer and winter semesters. Length of the program is one semester.
- To participate in the program, you must officially register as a course auditor. You will need to bring the following documents with you:
- Verification of your refugee status (BüMA, Aufenthaltserlaubnis or Duldung). If this verification does not contain a photograph, bring some other official form of identification with a photograph (e.g. passport).
- If this verification does not have a photograph in it: some other official form of identification (e. g. passport) with photograph
- Language certificate of German level B1 or higher. You can check your current level of skills with the onSET Deutsch test.
- Completed and signed registration form for auditors (the form is also available at the Service Desk. Here you may indicate, among other things, the department or school at which you would like to attend lectures.)
- A recognized higher education entrance qualification (General Higher Education Entrance Qualification) that has been verified by the University Application Service for International Students or other such verification service.
- Additional requirements for registration in summer semester 2018:
- Those who were enrolled in the auditor program for refugees in the winter semester 2017/18 are only able to register for the program in the summer semester 2018 if they have taken three examinations and passed at least one.
- Those who were not enrolled in the auditor rogram for refugees in the winter semester 2017/18 and register for the program in the summer semester 2018 are required to take three examinations in the summer semester 2018 and pass at least one.
Refugees interested in applying to TUM as a regular student, please have a look at our degree programs.
- You want to become a student mentor for refugees?
All information about the mentoring program: Buddies for Refugees
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