Courses during the Semester

We offer over 430 courses in 18 languages every semester. All courses are free of charge. Most courses are worth 3 ECTS points, and registration is done through TUMonline.

Learn more about our offerings for each language

Intensive Courses

Block courses are offered for some languages during the semester breaks, often focusing on a special subject or skill.

Writing Consulting - German & English

Visit the English Writing Center or German Writing Assistance to receive one-to-one consulting in your writing. You can make as many as 3 appointments per week and 12 throughout the semester. This free service is an excellent way to learn long-term writing skills while improving your thesis, articles, essays, CV, or any other text you have to write during your studies.

Language Tests & Certificates

We offer DAAD language testing and certificates for the following languages: English, French, Italian, Spanish. These certificates can be used for internships and study abroad programs, namely DAAD, LAOTSE, TUMexchange and BWL. 

Read more about language tests and certificates


We connect you with another TUM student as a tandem partner for the following languages:

Arabic, Chinese, Danish, Dutch, French, German, Hebrew, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Norwegian, Portuguese, Russian, Swedish, Spanish, Turkish.

Read more about learning in tandem

Intercultural Communication

Intercultural competence is essential for fruitful communication among people from diverse cultures. The TUM Language Center offers numerous opportunities for global learning, with a special focus on building awareness of the distinct character of different cultures. 

Read More about the program "Intercultural Communication"

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