Technical University of Munich (TUM) is one of Europe’s leading technical universities and strives to create a lasting value for society through excellence in education and research. Following the same vision, TUM Asia opened its doors in Singapore in 2002 to bring German academic excellence to Asia, and has been conducting Master and Bachelor programmes since then.
To meet the growing demand of trained professionals in the industry, TUM Asia is now offering individual course modules as Professional Certificates in order to meet the needs of the Asian industry.
Learn from recognised experts in the Master of Science in Rail, Transport and Logistics programme, featuring modules from the Railway Engineering, Transportation, and Logistics specialisations. Upgrade your skills and broaden your network with like-minded students from all around the world.
More information about the full-time Master of Science in Rail, Transport and Logistics programmme can be found here.
Open to individuals and professionals in the fields of Transportation and Railway Engineering. Individuals and professionals may select relevant topics beneficial to their area of work for skills training or professional upgrading.
The modules listed are available as short courses for individuals seeking new knowledge in the fields of Transportation. Each short course will be recognized as a Professional Certificate which will add value to your career skills and your resume. Dates are also listed in the drop-down tabs. Attending the written examination is optional for Professional Certificate participants. The participant will be issued a certificate of attendance as long as he/she meets the minimum attendance of 75%.
For the full content description of each available module, click here.
|Module Title and Description||Instructor(s)||Date(s)||Teaching hours|
|Airport and Harbour Design
Airport characteristics, air traffic management, sea port planning, turning basin, sea port on reclaimed land
|Prof. Dr. Dieter Schmitt / Mr. Timothy Chao||27 – 31 Mar 2023
3 – 6 Apr 2023
|Basics of Traffic Flow and Traffic Control
Models for traffic flow, models to determine delays and stops, urban traffic control with traffic signals
|Dr. Andreas Rau, TUM Asia||12 – 16 Sep 2022
7 Oct 2022
31 Oct 2022
1 Nov 2022
29 Nov 2022
1 Dec 2022
Interaction between vehicle/pavement, road planning, environmental issues, road pavement; asphalt & concrete
|Dr.-Ing. Bernhard Lechner, Technical University of Munich||TBA (2023)||45 hours|
|Public Transport Planning
Transit modes, transit lines, rail transit network, transfers and transit speed, public transport scheduling
|Dr. Andreas Rau, TUM Asia||TBA (2023)||45 hours|
|Statistical Methods for Transportation and Logistic Processes
Probability and statistical concepts, statistical inference, survey sampling, time series analysis and forecasting
|Dr. George Sun, Land Transport Authority Singapore||7 Oct – 9 Dec 2022 (Every Friday)||45 hours|
|Traffic Impacts, Evaluation of Transport and Logistic Processes
Pollution, vehicle emissions standards, climate change, sustainable transport, cost-benefit analysis (CBA)
|Dr. Andreas Rau, TUM Asia||TBA (2023)||45 hours|
|Traffic Operation and Control (ITS)
ITS technologies, urban traffic control, integration in traffic control, motorway control systems, green wave
|Mr. Martin Margreiter, Technical University of Munich||8 – 12 May 2023
15 – 19 May 2023
|Transport and Urban Planning
Urban planning issues, planning methodology, transport modes and networks, transport demand analysis
|Prof. Dr. Rolf Moeckel, Technical University of Munich/Dr. Evan Gwee, Land Transport Authority Singapore||TBA (2023)||45 hours|
|Transportation Modelling and Simulation Tools
Simulation tools, behaviour models, simulation studies, traffic assignment, macro, meso and micro simulation
|Prof. Dr. Constantinos Antoniou & Mr. Martin Margreiter, Technical University of Munich||26 – 29 Sep 2022
12 – 19 Dec 2022
|Urban Road Design
Planning strategies, urban transport, urban intersection, parking for cars and buses, public transport integration
|Dipl.-Ing. Torben Heinemann, Head of department for General Planning, City of Leipzig||13 Mar – 17 Mar 2023
20 Mar – 24 Mar 2023
The fee for one participant per module is priced at SGD 2,200 (before 7% GST).
** please note that as per the announcement by Ministry of Finance during Budget 2022, the GST rate will be increased from:
For a limited time, TUM Asia offers a preferential module price package for multiple modules sign-ups or group sign-ups*:
*We allow multiple individuals from the same organisation to consolidate their module choices to benefit from the package. For example, if Company A is sending two employees for a total of 4 modules (2 modules per employee), Company A will receive a total of 20% discount on their total price paid. Do note that the discount packages are only available if the multiple modules are paid at one go and in the same invoice. To check if you are eligible for the discount, contact us to find out more.
Registration will close one week before the course commences. Payment for the course has to be made before the course commences.