English Courses for Staff

These courses provide the required qualification for Erasmus staff mobility in English-speaking countries/programs, but can also be attended as in-house training.

All seminars are free for TUM members, staff and doctoral students. By participating you will receive a certificate from the TUM Language Center.

Courses take place in Munich, Garching or virtually over Zoom. Zoom courses will be conducted online using licensed TUM-Zoom and Moodle. TUM-Zoom is approved data compliant for all courses.

To register, please complete this form.

Presenting Online

Presenting online in English has become an important part of many of our jobs at TUM. In this online seminar, we will focus on general presentation skills in English as well as specific tips and tricks for presenting online. The seminar will focus on presentations and online meetings for administrative work with each participant presenting several times during the week.

  • Intermediate (B1-B2):
    Monday to Thursday, 07.06.2021 – 10.06.2021
    10.00 – 12.00
     
  • Advanced (C1+):
    Monday to Thursday, 07.06.2021 – 10.06.2021
    12.00 – 14.00

English in the Office

Level – Intermediate: How to conduct meetings, write emails, discuss interaction with students and administrative organization, and other topics of interest for those who would like to practice their English in a small group. Participants should bring samples of their work tasks to class! 

  • Zoom, Monday to Thursday:
    17.05.2021 – 20.05.2021
    11.45 – 14.15

  • Zoom, Monday to Thursday:
    14.06.2021 – 18.06.2021
    18.00 – 20.15

  • Zoom, Monday to Thursday:
    19.07.2021 – 22.07.2021
    12.00 – 14.30

TUM Topics

Level – Intermediate to Advanced: A conversation course on current topics at TUM ranging from university structure, sustainable architecture or artificial intelligence. We will read articles, watch videos and discuss TUM related ideas determined by the participants.

  • Garching, Tuesdays, Intermediate:
    13.04.2021 – 13.07.2021
    10.30 – 12.00

  • Garching, Tuesdays,  Advanced:
    13.04.2021 – 13.07.2021
    9.00 - 10.30

Speaking Seminars

Are you nervous about speaking?
These one-time seminars are for small groups of employees in central services (maximum 5) to meet in person for discussions about current events, work at TUM, and how to overcome anxiety about speaking English in the office.

  • Zoom, Monday 08.03.2021
    10.00 – 13.30
  • Munich, Thursday 15.04.2021
    10:30 – 13.30

Jena Balton-Stier

English Lecturer
balton-stier@zv.tum.de

Office hours
On Thursdays from 08:00 to 10:00

By arrangement during the semester break
Room 304, Richard-Wagner-Str. 3 (MUC)
Tel.: +49 89/289-29305