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

  • Intensive courses take place during the lecture-free period in spring and fall.
  • You will find the program in TUMonline towards the end of every lecture period.
  • As soon as the registration period has been set, the information will be published on our homepage.


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

Tandem Learning

TUMtandem brings TUM students together for structured intercultural conversation.

Read more about TUMtandem here.

Feel free to contact us via sprachenzentrum@tum.de if you should have any questions.

Cooperation with the Mexican partner university UNAM

Through the strategic partnership between the Spanish Department of the TUM Language Center and the ENALLT Language Center of the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM Mexico), the TUMtandem Spanish-German online program has been implemented since WiSe 2022.

This collaboration enables students from both universities to participate in bilingual hybrid and/or online courses (Spanish-German).

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)

Online Program vhb

The Virtual University of Bavaria (vhb) offers online language courses for Spanish.
The courses can be a useful supplement to the Spanish courses at TUM.
Please note that the TUM Language Center currently cannot guarantee that ECTS will be awarded for these courses
All courses at vhb are free of charge for TUM students and registration is done with the TUM-ID. 

Start of the next registration period 01.10.2022.

More detailed information about the courses can be found in the course descriptions.


María Jesús García

Head of Spanish Program

Office Hours
On Tusdays from 14:00 to 14:45

By arrangement during the semester break
Room 310, Richard-Wagner-Str. 3 (MUC)

Victoria Guerrero Madrid

Spanish Lecturer
Coordinator of TUMtandem

Office Hours
On Tuesdays from 10:00 to 11:00

By appointment during the semester break
Room 211, Richard-Wagner-Str. 3 (MUC)

Marina Hernández Zárate

Spanish Lecturer

Office Hours
On Thursdays from 14:30 to 15:30

By arrangement during the semester break
Room 111, Richard-Wagner-Str. 3 (MUC)

Tania Tapia Pérez

Spanish Lecturer
Coordinator of TUMtandem

Office Hours
On Mondays from 15:00 to 16:00

By arrangement during the semester break
Room 111, Richard-Wagner-Str. 3 (MUC)


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