Fakultät Informatik

Language Requirements for Admission

All degree programs at TUM Informatics require proof of proficiency in German, English, or both.

See TUM’s central admissions website for information on accepted forms of

Please remember that you often will need to sign up for the tests several months in advance.

Should you have no knowledge in German at all, you should plan to devote approximately 9 to 12 months to intensive courses in order to reach the required level. You must be able to prove proficiency in the relevant language for your program in order to be admitted.

For Master's applications at the department of Informatics: only if your entire (!) Bachelor's degree was taught in English, this can be accepted as English language proof for the Master's application.

Requirements by Program

For bachelor's programs, you only need proof of German language proficiency.

For the following master's programs, you need proof of both German and English language proficiency:

•    Automotive Software Engineering
•    Information Systems
•    Robotics, Cognition, Intelligence
•    Informatics (Certificate Program)

For the following master's programs, you only need proof of English language proficiency:

•    Informatics
•    Informatics: Games Engineering
•    Biomedical Computing
•    Computational Science and Engineering
•    Data Engineering and Analytics (acquisition of  integrative knowledge of the German language during the program is manatory)