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.


Application for TUMexchange: October 19, 2019 (10am) until November 2, 2020 (10am)

Applications for the TUMexchange program are only accepted once a year via our Online Application Portal. Please note that there is no additional selection round for the summer semester. You can apply for the program online within a two-week period from mid-October until early November. Next application round: October 19, 2020 (10am) until November 2, 2020 (10am) for a stay abroad with TUMexchange during the 2021/22 winter semester or the 2022 summer semester.

To prepare your application the team of the TUM International Center organizes the inof event "TUMexchange - Your application step by step":

Furthermore, the TUM Global & Alumni Office cordially invites you to the zoom webinar Fit for Latin America.

In addition to an overview of TUM partner universities in Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Costa Rica, Colombia, Cuba and Mexico, you will receive valuable information about regional peculiarities, differences in university systems and tips for perfect linguistic and intercultural preparation for your stay abroad. In addition, former exchange students from TUM will report on their experiences and can give you first-hand tips.

  • October 22, 1-3 pm, Zoom-Login: Meeting ID: 921 3981 7913, Kenncode: 917074

Please find further information here.

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 took place. Together with the International Center we informed about TUM exchange programs and answered your questions around a stay abroad.

Please find here the presentation.

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.

UBC Vancouver Summer Program

The Vancouver Summer Program (VSP) offers with 2 sessions a four-week program organized by various faculties at the University of British Columbia, Canada for international bachelor students.
The program provides the opportunity to take two courses while learning about Canadian practices and culture.

Application Deadline:

  • June session March 10, 2021
  • July session March 31, 2021

Please find further information here:

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).