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 2019

  • Target group: international master's students new at TUM
  • Prerequisite: Admission to a master's degree program at TUM
  • Included in the program: German langauge course, workshops, social events etc.
  • Places: 65
  • Further information on program and fees will be included shortly.


Application for the Pre-Study Course in September 2019 will be possible approx. in May 2019.

Checklist for your application

Be sure to fill in your application completely.

Required documents:

  • Admission letter from TUM
  • CV

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 submitted successfully.


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, learning techniques, German university culture
  • Social events (welcome and farewell events, international evening, etc)
  • Course language: English

    Review: Program calendar 2018

    Below you can find the preliminary program calendar for the Pre-Study Course 2018. Please note that changes in the program are possible.

    Impressions of the Pre-Study Course

    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

    Consultation by appoint­ment (phone or email)