Learning German as a Foreign Language at TUM Language Center
You are enrolled at the TUM and would like to take a course in German as a Foreign Language. You can choose from more than 50 language courses at all levels. Read more
You want to take advantage of the semester break. We offer intensive courses during the day or in the evening.
Additional offers for specific target groups
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 have no German knowledge at the start of your master's program and you need to prove basic German language skills within your first year of study. We offer a lot of courses on the A1 level. Read more
You have already attained good German skills and want to expand your language skills in your field of study and for your prospective work.
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.
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.
Find your contact person on the corresponding web pages.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 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.