Information about the university
TUM is located in the city of Munich, in the State of Bavaria, one of the most important technological centers in Germany and Europe. TUM is composed of 14 facultiesand provides education to a large number of students. The university has more than 42.000 students enrolled, 27% of them international students and 35% women. TUM is know for good quality education and was in 2016 ranked as the best German university in the QS World University Ranking.
The Faculty of Science and Technology has an Erasmus+-agreement with TUM within Social Science/ engineering/information technology/electronic and physics..
Language of instruction
English or German.
English and/or German proficiency recommended at minimum B2 level (read upper-intermediate = 4 in English and/or German from "vgs" for Norwegian students) according to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages
. Students who do not meet the language requirements will be offered online language courses prior the exchange period.
No requirements regarding grades.
Total number of exchange places
Faculty of Social Sciences
2 students per semester from Master in Energy, Environment and Society.
Faculty of Science and Technology
2 master students for one semester at Department of Mechanical Engineering.
2 master students per semester at Department of Informatics.
2 master students for one semester at Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science.
2 master studens for one semester at Deartment of Civil, Geo and Environmental Engineering.
2 master students for one semester at Department of Physics.
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, subject to change), including the Student union fee
of €62 and the solidarity premium for the Semester Ticket of €67,40.
Autumn semester: October 1st – March 31st
Spring semester: April 1st – September 30th
The dates are subject to change. Please check the website.
If the exchange semester ends later than the following semester starts at UiS, the institute/faculty (in collaboration with the partner institution) will assist you so you are not delayed in your studies.
There are various possibilities for facilitation: you might take courses that do not require you to be present during the examination period, you might be exempted from compulsory teaching at UiS or you might be given an extended deadline for submission of bachelor's and master's theses. Contact your study coordinator at the department for more information.
How to find subjects
30 ECTS = 30 studiepoeng.
TUM does not have on-campus accommodation.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.
Information about accommodation.
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.