studium MINT: the orientation semester

Insights into study programs Mathematics, Informatics, Natural Sciences and Technology – all that is provided by studium MINT. This orientation semester adresses everyone who is interested in studying at TUM but at the same time wants to find out which topic is the most suitable for him or her. studium MINT  is offered each Summer Semester.

During the program, all participants are enlisted at TUM. They get to know the university, the places and everyday university life already in Summer Semester. studium MINT supports them making the choice for the right Bachelor´s Program – so that they can start their regular courses directly in the subsequent Winter Semester at TUM.

How does studium MINT work?

An overview: studium MINT consists of five modules in which participants are guided by lecturers, turors and experienced students.

Basic Module

During the basic module, mathematical and natural sciences are taught for a successful study entry into a MINT subject.

Navigation Module

For orientation, lectures and exercises from many different study courses are part of the program. Students meet teachers and learners, inspect laboratories and participate in excursions.

Softskill Module

Learning strategies and more: TUM teaches basic craftsmanship that makes everyday life easier for students. The students can choose their own events.

Project Module

In specific projects the knowledge from the other modules is used interdisciplinarily. The expertise of various disciplines is used practically and combined creatively in group tasks.

Perspectives Module

Graduates as well as representatives from the industry provide an outlook on professional fields and research areas according to the various study programs.


The prerequisites for participation are the timely and appropriate application of the application documents as well as an university entrance qualification. studium MINT adresses first-year students and thus participation is not possible for students of higher semesters or persons who have already obtained a university degree.

Application Deadlines

The application period for studium MINT in Summer Semester 2018 will start 15.11.2017 and be closed 15.01.2018. For application please use the Campus-Management-System TUMonline.