Learn Spanish at the TUM Language Center

Spanish is not just spoken but also lived!
People speak Spanish in Valparaíso, Havana, Puebla and Cartagena de Indias, not to mention La Bombonera, Santiago Bernabeu and El Prado. We warmly invite you to plunge into this culturally rich and dynamic world.
¡El español se habla … y se siente!

Courses during the semester

We offer Spanish courses from level A1 to C1 following the CEFR.

Program overview in TUMonline

Courses during the semester break

  • The program of the intensive courses in the lecture-free period is now available in TUMonline.
  • Registration starts 3 weeks before the first day of the intensive course.
  • Examinations are taken in the form of course-related academic work.

Course Registration and Participation

Placement Test is required to register for levels above A1.2.

Students can register via TUMonline

Staff interested in taking a course should come to the first lesson.

The TUM Language Center reserves the right, in case of low number of present participants to cancel the courses.

Language Tests & Certificates

You can take a test to receive a language certificate to include in various applications (scholarships, internships, exchange semesters, etc.). Keep in mind that you must sit the test at least four weeks before your deadline.

Read More about Language Tests

Learning in Tandem

TUMtandem brings TUM students together for structured intercultural conversation.

Read More about TUMtandem

Exchange Semesters

Students with knowledge of Spanish can study for a semester at a university in Latin America via TUMexchange, or at a university in Spain via Erasmus. In addition, students can earn a dual degree from TUM and various Spanish universities.

Read More about a possible exchange semester.

Online Course AVE Global

AVE Global with guidance from a language instructor
Guidance from language instructor and attending 3 classes during the semester. The TUM purchases a limited number of licenses. Therefore, please book the course only if you are certain that you can invest the required time. Registration for AVE Global is through TUM online.

AVE Global Self-Study Course (NEW)
Online self-study at discounted rates for TUM students and staff.
You can find further information on the AVE Self-Study Course here.
Contact person at Instituto Cervantes: Juana Sánchez (juana.sanchez@cervantes.es)

María Jesús García

Head of Spanish Program

Office Hours
On Tusdays from 15:00 to 16:00
By arrangement during the semester break
Room 310, Richard-Wagner-Str. 3 (MUC)
Tel.: 089/289-29313

Marina Hernández Zárate

Spanisch Lecturer

online Office Hours
Thursdays from 11:00 to 12:00
Appointment request via E-Mail

By arrangement during the semester break
Room 111, Richard-Wagner-Str. 3 (MUC)
Tel.: +49 89/289-29329



Photo Credits: Photos 1-3 are released under Creative Commons CC0 and freely available in the public domain at www.pixabay.com. Foto 4-5 lecturers: Eckert, Astrid und Heddergott, Andreas / TUM