Glossary of Academic Terms

Attest – Medical certificate
Bescheid - Notification
Bildverstehen – Image understanding
Computergraphik – Computer graphics
Datenbanken und Informationssysteme – Databases and information systems
Doppelabschlüsse – Double degrees
ENB (Endgültig Nicht Bestanden) - Final failure of an examination
Fachgebiet – Discipline, subject area 
Fristaussetzung - Suspension of deadline for credit limits 
Fristverlängerung - Prolongation of deadline for credit limits
Fristversäumnis – Non-compliance with time limit
Formale Methoden und Anwendungen – Formal methods and their applications
HiWi (wissenschaftliche Hilfskraft)
 – student assistant
Hochstufung – Advancement to a higher semester
Hörsaal – Lecture hall
In-Kraft-Treten – Come into force, become effective
Kontoauszug - examination report
Künstliche Intelligenz – Artificial intelligence
Kurskatalog – Course catalog
Leistungsnachweis - grade report
Modulkatalog – Module catalog
Promotionsphase – Doctoral studies
Prüfbare Vorlesung – A course for which students may have to take an examination
Prüfungsanmeldung – Registration for examination
Prüfungsfrist – Examination period
Rechnerarchitektur – Computer architecture
Rechnernetze – Computer networks
Schriftführer –Secretary of the examination board 
Servicebüro Studium – Office of Academic Affairs
Skript – Lecture notes, class notes
Studentische Hilfskraft – student assistant
Tag der Fakultät – Department graduation day
Themensteller (einer Abschlussarbeit) – supervisor
Überfachliche Grundlagen – Support electives
Vergabe (von Kreditpunkten) – Award (of credits)
Verteilte Systeme – Distributed systems
Vorkurs – Preparatory course
Wirtschaftsinformatik – Information systems 
Wissenschaftliche Hilfskraft (HiWi) – Student Assistant
Wissenschaftliches Rechnen – Scientific computing
Zulassungsvoraussetzung – Admission requirement

Contact

Contact:

Dr. Angelika Reiser

Academic Student Advisor, in addition: International Relations Coordinator

  • office: 02.11.053
  • email: study-advising@in.tum.de
  • phone: +49 89-289-17284
  • opening hours:
    • student exchange: Mon 1-2 pm + Wed, 10-11 am
    • further appointments by arrangement
    • vacation: September 03-16, 2018