Looking for an educational programme to spend your summer holiday with? Then join us at the annual TUM Asia Summer School, which is designed for students who are interested to gain in-depth understanding of technical topics in Aerospace, Chemistry, Electronics or Logistics.

This two-week intensive programme offers a combination of technical modules, soft skills modules, site visits and cultural activities that will definitely provide the students with a holistic educational experience.


“Modern Research in Molecular Science” Summer School Programme

Duration: 11 to 22 July 2016 (2 weeks)

Location: Singapore, TUM Asia

Entry Requirements: Have completed 2nd year of university studies in Chemical Engineering or Chemistry by June 2016

Programme Fee:
Tuition Fees: S$1,600 (inclusive of 7% GST)
Accommodation*: S$600 (inclusive of 7% GST) *Optional

Programme Structure:

  • 36 contact hours per course
  • Limited to 40 students per programme
  • Students will receive certificate of completion

This summer school programme titled “Modern Research in Molecular Science” will include the following technical and non-technical modules:-

  • Applied Homogeneous and Heterogeneous Catalyses
  • Electrochemistry & New Materials for Lithim/Sodium-based Energy Storage Systems
  • The Development of Batteries
  • Ionic Liquids: Solvent or Catalyst
  • Green Chemistry
  • Polymeric Membrane and Its Application: From a Chemistry Perspective
  • Biochemistry for Industrial Chemists
  • Biomedicinal Chemistry
  • Career Essentials

>> Click here to download the module descriptions (PDF) <<


We welcome all local and international university students to apply. You will need to have:

  • Minimum 2 years of studies completed by June 2016 in Chemistry/Chemical Engineering
  • Students from non-English-medium institutions must fulfil at least one of the following:
    •  TOEFL score of at least:
      • 550 for the paper-based test; or
      • 213 for the computer-based test; or
      • 79 for the internet-based test; or
    • IELTS result of at least 6.5

The following supporting documents must also be submitted with the application form.

  • Copy of the completed application form with a recent passport-size photograph attached
  • Letter from home university certifying that you are a current student registered with the university (in English)
  • Academic transcript issued by your home university. This has to be in English and endorsed with the university’s seal and official signatory
  • Copy of passport (personal data page with your photo and personal information)

The completed application form and a full set of supporting documents must be submitted to:

German Institute of Science and Technology – TUM Asia
Office of Executive Development
510 Dover Road #05-01 SIT@SP Building
Singapore 139660

All applications must be submitted by 3 June 2016. Should you require more information, you can reach us at (65) 6777-7407 or send an email to exchange@tum-asia.edu.sg.


Upon receiving an offer from us by email, a deposit of S$800 (non-refundable) for both local and international students is required to indicate your acceptance of this offer.

Once you receive a pre-programme booklet, a payment of the remaining tuition fee (S$800) and accommodation fee (S$600) if applicable, must be completed. Payment can be completed either via Option 1 or Option 2.

Option 1. Local Cheque or Bank Draft

Please send the crossed cheque payable to “German Institute of Science and Technology – TUM Asia Pte. Ltd.” and mail it to our office at:

– Attn: Office of Executive Development
510 Dover Road, #05-01 SIT@SP Building
Singapore 139660

Option 2. Telegraphic Transfer/ Local Bank Transfer

Recipient Name: German Inst of Sci&Tech-TUM Asia PL Bank
Name: OCBC Bank Singapore
Account No.: 591-490289001
Branch Code: 591
Bank Code: 7339
Bank Address: 460 North Bridge Road, #01-00 OCBC Bank North Branch, Singapore 1888734

COMPULSORY FOR TELEGRAPHIC TRANSFER (Please indicate the following in the remarks section) <FULL NAME> – SSCHEM – 2016

Important points to note:

  • Your application will only be further processed once the deposit has been provided.
  • Registration is not complete until the required second payment is made & proof of final payment is provided.
  • If (for whatever reason) the programme has to be cancelled, students will be refunded based on the refund policy below:-
% of refund [the aggregate amount of Registration Fees paid] Receipt of Applicant’s Written Notice of Withdrawal

80 %

More than 45 days before Programme Commencement Date (“Maximum Refund”)

50 %

31 to 45 days (both inclusive) before the Programme Commencement Date

0 %

1 to 30 days (both inclusive) before, on or after the Programme Commencement Date


“The technical lectures addressed cutting-edge applications in the Electrical Engineering field and the professors’ unique teaching styles gave me a preview on studying abroad. The summer school was a great academic experience for me! “ – Mr Qiao Shu, participant in the 2015 Summer School


If you are interested in our Summer School, visit this link to sign up for our 2018 Summer School: www.tum-asia.edu.sg/ss2018. [/vc_column_text]


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