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

Use the lecture-free period before the Summer Semester 2019, to improve your language skills.

  • The program for the intensive courses can be found from 20.12.2018 in TUMonline.
  • The courses take place from the end of february until April.
  • The registration starts 3 weeks before each course starts.

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.

  • Instructions for registration in TUMonline
  • Read More about registration and placement tests

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 is through TUM online.

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

María Jesús García

Head of Spanish Program

Office Hours
By arrangement during the semester break
Room 310, Richard-Wagner-Str. 3 (MUC)
Tel.: 089/289-29313


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