Studying Abroad at MSE

There are many different programs that enable students to go abroad to do exchange semesters, internships, final degree assignments or further training. These include Erasmus and TUMexchange, for example. The programs are organized by the TUM International Center.

MSE has cooperations with a number of universities in other countries. At these universities, credit transfer is particularly straightforward and the course content taught there will fit in with your degree at MSE.


Information Event „Wege ins Ausland“ at the MSE on July 17, 2020

17.07.2020 the Information Event "Wege ins Ausland" for students at the MSE takes place. Together with the International Center we inform about TUM exchange programs and answered your questions around a stay abroad.

The Zoom link will be provided by email.

DAAD RISE worldwide / special announcement Canada

RISE stands for Research Internships in Science and Engineering.

RISE Worldwide offers summer research internships across the world to German undergraduate students with academic training in biology, chemistry, physics, earth sciences, engineering, or a closely related field.

Special announcement Canada: application deadline 1.8.-19.9.2020

Regular announcement: application deadline 1.11.-15.12.2020

Please find more information here.

"Studieren weltweit" the virtual fair of the DAAD

No matter if you are studying, doing an internship or a short stay abroad, come by and get information about financing and organisation! At our virtual fair you can get information from experts and ask former correspondents questions about stays abroad.

University of British Columbia Visiting International Research Students (VIRS) Program

The VIRS program provides admission to the University of British Columbia (UBC) for international students conducting research full-time at UBC. The VIRS admission process is rolling and there are no deadlines.

Please find detailed information here.

The initial and main step is to identify a host laboratory and Professor at UBC. The Academic Programs Office of MSE in cooparation with the Faculty of Applied Science can assist in contacting relevant faculty members. If interested, please send an email to

PROMOS scholarships for seminar papers and final theses

The PROMOS program supports students with grants for the completion of seminar papers and final theses in universities, companies and scientific institutes outside of Erasmus+ zone up to six months.

2020 application deadlines

June 1, 2020, if the stay abroad takes place primarily after June 1, 2020.

December 1, 2020, if the stay abroad takes place primarily after December 1, 2020 (e.g. for stays abroad between December and May). Then the support for your stay abroad is available only from the beginning of 2021. The scholarship is effective on January 1, 2021.

Please find detailed information here.



Click here to go to the TUMi-Calendar.

TUMi is aimed at international exchange and full-time students and offers a wide range of events (support with starting out at TUM, cultural program throughout the lecture period).