Ever since its founding in 1868, Technical University of Munich (TUM) has been at the forefront of innovation and has broken various rewards of technological innovations. TUM scientists today have the same goal as their 19th century counterparts: finding solutions to the major challenges facing society as we move forward. TUM was founded to provide the state of Bavaria with a center of learning dedicated to the natural sciences. It has played a vital role in Europe’s technological advancement and has the prestige of producing a number of Nobel Prize winners. TUM is a research university with campuses in Munich, Garching and Freising-Weihenstephan. It is a member of TU9, an incorporated society of the largest and most notable German institutes of technology. With a total enrollment of 39,000 students the university stands on the highest level of value in Germany and its heritage structure adds up to it.
The university has simple criteria of examinations which depend on the course you plan to apply in. If the seats in a specific class are filling fast that’s when the university decides that they will conduct an exam for that specific course. Apart from that if the government requires you to give a specific test to avail the visa then one must study for that and try to achieve higher grades to obtain bigger discount over the fees using scholarship.
German language eligibility:
As far the courses are concerned you don’t have to study German as a language, but to survive your years of education you should have a basic knowledge of it just so that you don’t feel left out.
Average Living Expenses (Bachelors)
Average Living Expenses (Masters)
€75 - €79
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Munich is the third largest city in Germany, after Berlin and Hamburg and the 12th biggest city of the European Union with a population of about 1.5 million. Munich is a major Centre of manufacturing and business services in Germany with high-tech factories, banks and IT firms which confirms one that he has a good future in engineering here. Regardless of its high living costs, Munich is often identified among the most successful cities worldwide and has one of the fastest-growing populations in Germany so before thinking of living here, you must consider the cash you are willing to pay and the amount that is in your budget. According to the Globalization and World Rankings Research Institute Munich is considered an alpha-world city, as of 2015 with high standard and quality of living, reaching #1 in Germany and #4 worldwide according to the 2015 Mercer survey.
The campus of TUM has a good amount of size to fit in its particular enrollment. The university has an urban campus and is connected to every part of the city. No matter where you catch a cab or bus from you will end up reaching university in less than 20 minutes. The infrastructure is new and well-constructed but is confined to a very small area yet it manages all the students in a good way. TUM’s academic faculties are divided amongst three campuses in the greater Munich area.
The Main Campus is located in central Munich, the second larger campus is located in Garching, about 10 km north of Munich and the third TUM campus is located 35 km north of Munich in Weihenstephan, Freising, and is home to the faculties of Biology, Agricultural Science and Horticulture, Forestry and Resource Management etc. and that is because all these subjects need larger areas for practical for which the campus is settled on the outskirts.
Many of the alumni’s say that they found the best professors in TUM and never have happened that they never helped their students in any kind of doubts. The professors are considered as humble and they very well know the fact that the majority is of the international students so even while interacting with a local German student, they talk in English. There may not be the best professor for every subject but they have good quality of teaching and you will feel learned and educated by the end of semester.
Jobs and placements
The university has a lot of contacts within Munich, getting a job for a graduate from TUM isn’t a difficult thing. The university conducts in campus placements for every student from various courses, the year university is not able to help you getting a job is the one in which alumni steps up and help you find it.
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