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Technical University Of Munich - Germany

The Technical University of Munich, also known as TUM accounts for major advancements in the field of natural sciences. Education provided at TUM has resulted in awarded scientists and winners of Nobel Prize. The Technical University of Munich strives for excellent teaching and research quality

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Information about the university

The Technical University of Munich is located in Munich, in the State of Bavaria. TUM is composed of 14 faculties and provides education to a large number of students. Total are 40841 students enrolled, 27% of them are international students and 35% of women. 

Language of instruction
English and German

Language requirements
English and/or German proficiency recommended at minimum B2 level (read upper-intermediate = 4 in English from “vgs" for Norwegian students).
For a description of proficiency levels according to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages, please click here. Students who do not meet the language requirements will be offered online language courses prior the exchange period.

GPA requirements
No GPA required

Total number of study places:
2 per semester
Master in Energy, Environment and Society

Tuition fees
Student doing exchange within Erasmus + are exempted from tuition fees except semester fees.
At TUM, you will be required to pay a student fee of €129, 40 per semester (as of summer term 2018), including the Student union fee of €62 and the solidarity premium for the Semester Ticket of €67, 40.

Erasmus + in combination with loan and grant from Lånekassen for eligible students.

Academic year
Autumn semester: October 1st – March 31st
Spring semester: April 1st – September 30th
For detailed information, click here

How to find subjects
Please check the university webpage here and click on “TUM School of governance"

ECTS credits abroad
1 ECTS credit = 1 Norwegian study point (studiepoeng) 
Applications for mobility programs such as Erasmus do not include the provision of a room  and the search for a room is quite difficult. You need to apply for a place either in a private dormitory or on the private market.
Read more about accommodation here.

Norwegian students do not need to apply for visa when travelling to Europe. Students who do not hold Norwegian citizenship must check themselves if they need to apply for Visa.

Further inquiries?
Please contact the International Office at:

Students reports from exchange studies here