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||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
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
|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
|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||TBC (3rd or 4th quarter 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
|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||*Not offered for year 2021||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
|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
|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)
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*:
*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.