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.
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.
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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"Timely help is doubly effective. Therefore we are opening our winter semester offerings to candidates who can be expected to succeed in their studies. They will be supported by student mentors who will receive special training.", says TUM President Wolfgang A. Herrmann in the press release on the immediate action program from 18 September, 2015.