Professional Certificates (Transportation)

13 Professional Certificates (Transportation)


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.


  • Upgrade your skills by learning from recognised experts
  • Increase your professional network and make overseas contacts
  • Taught by German professors from TUM and other established professionals in the industry
  • Certificate of Attendance (Professional Certificate) for each completed module issued by TUM Asia. (Attending the written examination is optional for Professional Certificate participants. Those who take the examination will obtain a TUM Asia transcript with the reflected grade. The participant will be issued a certificate of attendance as long as he/she meets the minimum attendance of 75%.)


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 TBC (1st or 2nd quarter 2020) 45 hours
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 CREATE 4, 11, 18, 25 Aug 2021

1, 8, 15, 22, 29 Sept 2021

6, 13, 20, 27 Oct 2021


45 hours
Highway Design

Interaction between vehicle/pavement, road planning, environmental issues, road pavement; asphalt & concrete

Dr.-Ing. Bernhard Lechner, Technical University of Munich 4-8 October 2021

11-15 October 2021

45 hours
Public Transport Planning

Transit modes, transit lines, rail transit network, transfers and transit speed, public transport scheduling

Dr. Andreas Rau, TUM CREATE 15, 22, 29 Jan 2021

5, 26 Feb 2021

5, 12, 19, 26 Mar 2021

9, 16, 23, 30 Apr 2021

7 May 2021

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 1,2 Sept 2021

6, 7, 9 Sept 2021

15,17, 22, 23 & 24 Sept 2021

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, TUMCREATE 6, 13, 20, 27 Aug 2021

3, 10, 17, 24 Sept 2021

1, 8, 15, 22, 29 Oct 2021


45 hours
Traffic Operation and Control (ITS)

ITS technologies, urban traffic control, integration in traffic control, motorway control systems, green wave

Prof. Dr. Fritz Busch / Mr. Martin Margreiter, Technical University of Munich *TBA 45 hours
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 16, 20, 27 Aug 2021

3, 10, 13, 14, 16, 20, 21 Sept 2021

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 27-30 Sept 2021

1 Oct 2021

8-12 Nov 2021

15 Nov 2021

45 hours
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 TBC (1st or 2nd quarter 2022)


45 hours


The fee for one participant per module is priced at SGD 2,200 (before 7% GST).

For a limited time, TUM Asia offers a preferential module price package for multiple modules sign-ups or group sign-ups*:

  • 1 module – SGD 2,200 (before 7% GST)
  • 2 modules – 10% discount on total sum
  • 3 modules – 15% discount on total sum
  • 4 or more modules – 20% discount on total sum

*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.



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