Technische Universität München (Technical University of Munich, TUM) was founded in 1868 and is considered as one of Europe’s leading technical universities. TUM has produced 13 Nobel Laureates to date and has consistently played an important role in technological advancements across Europe.

TUM strives to create lasting value for society through excellence in education and research and the active promotion of next-generation talent with a strong entrepreneurial spirit. Following the same vision, TUM Asia was set up in 2002 to bring German academic excellence to Asia.

Offering degrees in partnership with top Asian universities, students at TUM Asia have the opportunity to combine German engineering with Asian relevance in the thriving economic landscape of Singapore.


TUM Asia Master degree programmes offer students an outstanding postgraduate education of the highest quality as a designed melange of academic and industrial-linked courses in moduler, project-based and industry-oriented format.

Admissions for the Master Programmes is open from 15 October 2016 till 31 March 2017. Applicants who apply for the August 2017 intake by 15 January 2017 will stand to qualify for the Early Bird Privileges (20% deduction on first semester tuition fees). More information here >>

Currently, TUM Asia offers five (5) Master of Science programmes:

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Note: Master of Science in Microelectronics (TUM – NTU joint degree) is replaced with Green Electronics from 2015 onwards.

Programme Highlights

At TUM Asia, you will be taught and mentored by a selected group of lecturers in small classes of around 15 to 35 students. The international teaching staff comes from both our partner universities – as well as from our industry partners – to ensure that you have the best access to scientific and practical knowledge.

  • All our degree programmes are conducted in face-to-face classes
  • Our German professors fly in to teach on an exclusive basis
  • No distance learning via web conferencing/video learning
  • Complete your internship in Singapore, Germany, or any other country
  • Your degree is solely conferred by the mentioned universities above (not a third-party degree)

Your curriculum at TUM Asia is highly practical-oriented and our strong connection with various industry partners helps you to combine theory with industry-relevant application. TUM Asia stands for cultural exchange and internationalism. During your programme study, you will gain valuable insights into both the Western and Eastern cultures. We will help you to understand business partners across geographical and cultural barriers with practices in everyday life – private as well as in business.

“The learning experience gained from the MSc programmes is indeed fulfilling. TUM Asia’s programme covers a wide spectrum of knowledge, ranging from financial and marketing, law, IP, administration and management to our own specialisation modules.”
Angela Chian (Graduate, MSc in Industrial Chemistry)
Research Assistant (PhD Candidate), NUS


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