International Programmes 2021/2022

Bachelor's in Management & Technology (BSc) Bachelor's in Management & Technology (BSc)

Technische Universität München • München

Degree
Bachelor of Science
Teaching language
  • English
Languages

Students can study in our Bachelor's programme 100% in English if they choose Computer Engineering as their specialisation in technology. The other five specialisations (Chemistry, Electrical & Information Technology, Informatics, Mechanical Engineering and Medicine) are bilingual; these specialisations are conducted approximately 55% in German and 45% in English.

Programme duration
6 semesters
Beginning
Winter semester
Application deadline

Application period between 15 May and 15 July (national and international applicants)

Tuition fees per semester in EUR
None
Joint degree / double degree programme
No
Description/content

Many companies today are looking for managers with a background in engineering or natural sciences. They need passionate individuals who combine entrepreneurial skills and a detailed knowledge of business with a solid understanding of innovation and technology. Our Bachelor's programme in Management & Technology (TUM-BWL) gives you the interdisciplinary focus you need, putting you at a distinct advantage when it comes to shaping your career.

The programme combines courses in management (70% of your studies) with options in engineering or natural sciences (30%). We also leave you plenty of room for specialisation and pursuing the areas that interest you the most. Our teaching draws on the latest research and state-of-the-art industrial practice. As well as lectures, we run regular tutorials and small-group seminars. Practical experience is ensured through project studies.

Throughout the course of your studies, we will prepare you for your career in the fields of management or technology by imparting a fundamental understanding of business issues and a basic understanding of technologies and innovations.

When you are nearing graduation, our Career Service Center will be at your disposal to help you launch your professional career. We have strong connections to many leading companies, including BMW, BCG, Commerzbank, E.ON, Siemens and Telefónica O2 Germany.

Course organisation

Structure:

  • Basics in Economics, Law, Management, Mathematics and Natural Sciences
  • Specialisation in Technology
  • Electives in Management and/or Technology
  • International Experience and Communication Skills
  • Project Studies focusing on practical or research issues
  • Bachelor's thesis


In their first four semesters, students will acquire basic knowledge in management, economics, law, and mathematics and natural sciences. Starting in the second semester, students will gain insight into their chosen specialisation in technology. Practical experience is ensured through project studies in the fourth or fifth semester. In the upper semesters, students will have the opportunity to deepen their knowledge or specialise in their desired areas of management or technology by choosing electives. They will also improve their communication skills and be able to go abroad in order to gain practical international experience. Through the mobility window, we give our students the possibility to complete a semester abroad at one of our partner universities. The programme will be completed with a written Bachelor's thesis in the sixth semester.

In the area of management, you can specialise in:

  • Innovation & Entrepreneurship
  • Marketing, Strategy & Leadership
  • Operations & Supply Chain Management
  • Finance & Accounting
  • Economics, Law & Policy

Specialisations in the field of technology include:

  • Chemistry
  • Electrical & Information Technology
  • Informatics
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Computer Engineering (100% English)
  • Medicine (limited number of participants)
Types of assessment

Oral and written exams, assignments and presentations

A Diploma supplement will be issued
Yes
International elements
  • Other
Description of other international elements

Mandatory, short-term, international experience (minimum 60 days)

In the “International Experience” module, the students earn credits for an obligatory foreign stay that must be completed in the scope of the programme to develop social skills in dealing with different cultures. There are several options:

  • study abroad
  • internship abroad
  • other stays abroad

Students have the possibility to take part in our exchange programme with one of over 90 worldwide partners of TUM School of Management, or in the university's own exchange programme.

Generally, we recommend that students spend their fifth semester abroad.

Integrated internships

Internships are optional. While we cannot directly arrange an internship for you, we provide a wide range of support services, e.g. job board, workshop with corporate partners, career events, etc.

Course-specific, integrated German language courses
No
Course-specific, integrated English language courses
No
The course of study can be taken entirely online
No
Digital learning and teaching modules
  • Video learning
  • "Moodle" online learning platform
Description of e-learning elements

To complement our lectures, we offer a great deal of video-recorded courses and lectures on Lecturio. Furthermore, our students can find a lot of relevant learning materials on the Moodle online learning platform.

Participation in the e-learning course elements is compulsory
No
Can ECTS points be acquired by taking the online programmes?
No
Can the e-learning elements be taken without signing up for the course of study?
No
Tuition fees per semester in EUR
None
Semester contribution

As TUM is a public German university, there are no tuition fees! Students are required to pay the student union and basic semester ticket fees for each semester they are enrolled. For details and further information on fees and financial aid please find more information here.

Costs of living

In order to cover personal expenses while studying in Munich, we recommend that students budget at least 900 EUR per month for accommodation, living, health insurance, books, and miscellaneous expenses. Check our website for information on living in Munich.

Funding opportunities within the university
Yes
Description of the above-mentioned funding opportunities within the university

Information on funding and financial aid can be found on our website.

Academic admission requirements

To qualify for the Bachelor's programme in Management & Technology, applicants need to provide:

  1. "Abitur" (university entrance qualification) or equivalent
  2. Letter of motivation - maximum two A4 pages
  3. Successful completion of the assessment procedure
  4. Proficiency in either English or German

We will assess your application with regards to your final Abitur grade or final GPA and your four individual mid-year grades ("Halbjahresnoten") in German or English, mathematics, and an advanced natural science.
Applicants who cannot be directly admitted based on their grades or do not show mid-year grades or average grades will be invited to an admission interview.

Please find more information to the application process here.

All international applicants with international university entrance qualifications (e.g. secondary level education qualifications) must also apply via uni-assist. Please apply online via TUMonline starting 15 May.

Language requirements

Applicants have to proof knowledge in German or English for an application for the Bachelor's programme in Management & Technology (TUM-BWL). Generally, the following certificates are accepted. For current information and more details like required scores, please have a look at this website.

Proof of English proficiency:

  • TOEFL
  • IELTS
  • Cambridge Main Suite of English Examinations
  • Alternatively, you can prove your English knowledge with an English-language degree or an education in English.

Proof of German proficiency:

  • Goethe Certificate
  • DSH
  • DSH 2
  • TESTDAF
  • TELC Deutsch C1 Hochschule

Please note that applicants with a German Abitur do not have to submit a proof of German or English proficiency.

Application deadline

Application period between 15 May and 15 July (national and international applicants)

Submit application to

In order to apply at TUM, you need to open a TUMonline account.
Our application wizard will guide you step by step through the online application procedure.

Accommodation

It’s not easy to find a place to live in Munich – but it’s not impossible either! The Technische Universität München (TUM) supports students and staff in their search for accommodation, providing personal advice, in-house listings and useful information to ensure that you can quickly find a place to call your own. Please find more information here.

Career advisory service

TUM School of Management wants all of its students to enjoy a successful and fulfilling career, which starts from the first semester onwards.
We offer a range of support services to help students along this path, for example:

  • an online job board, which provides details of current openings at companies - full-time jobs as well as internships, working student jobs, project studies, student assistant jobs at the faculty/school or other part-time jobs (known of as "minijobs" in Germany)
  • frequent career events with TUM School of Management's corporate partner companies, during which students can get in touch with Germany's leading employers
  • workshops with corporate partners that may provide useful hints and advice on applying for jobs in Germany
Specific specialist or non-specialist support for international students and doctoral candidates
  • Welcome event
  • Buddy programme
Support programmes for international students

Online and on-site info sessions

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