Learning German as a Foreign Language at TUM Language Center
You want to take advantage of the semester break. We offer courses during the day or in the evening.
You are enrolled in an international master’s degree program and would like to learn German. There are ample opportunities to do so on all campuses as well as in special programs. Read more
You are a bachelor’s or master’s student and your German is nearly perfect. We offer special programs to fine-tune your skills for studying in German.
You work or do research at the TUM and only have time in the evenings to study German. Our eight-week evening courses run year-round.
You can take courses in German as a Foreign Language or prepare in a compact program for a proficiency test in German needed for martriculation in a German university in a course of study taught in German. Read more
You need help with your academic texts or your job application? Our Schreibberatung offers one–to-one sessions to improve your writing.
You would like to learn a language and have an interesting conversation at the same time. TUMtandem brings TUM students together into guided conversation.
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In our program you also find seminars on intercultural communication (IKK).
If you need a language certificate in order to apply for a scholarship or an internship, please contact email@example.com.
Applicants wanting to study in Germany need to provide a certification that their German skills meet the university’s language requirements. The TUM Language Center does not offer exams or preparation courses like TestDaF or DSH as a proof of sufficient German language skills.
To prepare for studying at the TUM in a bachelor’s or master’s degree program, students can take a pre-study course at the Student Service Zentrum (SSZ). TUM Summer School offers students interested in doing a master’s at TUM the opportunity to learn German and to gain insight into research, university culture and campus life in Germany.