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Pre-Study Course

Have you been admitted to a Master's degree program at Technical University of Munich? You want to prepare as best as you can for your studies? Then our Pre-Study Course for international students is the right offer for you. The course helps you to get started at TUM. You get to know your future university, improve your German language skills, and get practical hints for your student life in Munich. 

Facts and Figures

Next course: September 4th to September 29th 2017 (four weeks)

  • Target group: international master's students new at TUM
  • Prerequisite: Admission to a master's degree program at TUM
  • Program fee: 800 € (information on fees and payment: costs)
  • Places: 65
  • Application: you can apply here online for the Pre-Study Course

Application

Application for the Pre-Study Course 2017

Apply online for the Pre-Study Course and take the first steps towards your successful studies at TUM!

Please note: applications are currently only possible for the waiting list of the Pre-Study Course.

Checklist for your application

Be sure to fill in your application completely.

Checklist:

  •     CV
  •     Admission letter from TUM

Please note: Incomplete applications and those submitted after the deadline cannot be taken into consideration. You will receive an email to confirm that your application was successfully submitted.

Program

Service Package

  • Accommodation in a student dorm of the Munich Student Union
  • Health insurance for the period of the Pre-Study course
  • Rent of Cafeteria card
  • Monthly or weekly passes for the MVV (Munich public transport)
  • Local tutors help you feel at home in Munich and at TUM


German Language and Culture

  • Courses offered on different levels according to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (A1-C2)
  • Designed to improve communication skills and facilitate interaction in everyday life
  • 80 course hours in total, 4 ECTS points

Settling down at TUM and in Munich

  • Practical support (e.g. residence office, bank account, student health insurance)
  • Workshop program: soft skills and intercultural communication
  • Social events (welcome and farewell events, international evening, etc)
  • Course language: English

    Cultural Program and Excursions (optional)

      Our tutors will organize excursions and cultural activities on evenings and weekends in September. You can sign up for each event independently at the beginning of the Pre-Study Course.

      The program calendar for social and cultural activities will be released some weeks in advance of the course. We will also provide information about additional costs that occur for the particular activities (entry fees, train tickets etc). 

        Review: program 2016

        Munich - City in the heart of Bavaria
        Munich - City in the heart of BavariaImage: Tourismusamt München

        We will provide accommodation during the Pre-Study Course - costs for accomodation in single rooms at a student dorm are included in the program fee. More

        The Pre-Study Course helps you find new friends in Munich
        The Pre-Study Course helps you find new friends in MunichImage: Uli Benz

        The fee for the Pre-Study Course includes an all-inclusive package: here, you will find an overview on the services and terms of payment.

        Contact Pre-Study Course

        Student Service Center
        Student Advising & Prospective Student Programs

        Gabelsbergerstraße 45, room 305, building 0203 (map)
        80333 München

        Ms. Isabell Fischer

        Tel.: +49 89 289 25544
        E-Mail: prestudy-course@tum.de


        Consultation by appoint­ment (phone or email)

        Lee Mei Hui

        If you are thinking of enriching your life exposure, getting new friends, learning more about other cultures and lifestyles, experiencing life in Germany...then you are definitely on the right track! The excursions and workshops organized by the university were awesome and very educational. It’s an eye opener for me to see a different world and it will remain as a deep memory for the rest of my life. Danke schön TUM!