Application for the Master's Program in Environmental Engineering is open to candidates with a Bachelor's Degree obtained at a domestic or foreign university after at least six semesters of study in the area(s) of Environmental Engineering, Civil Engineering or equivalent engineering disciplines.

Applicants who haven't received their bachelor 's degree upon the application deadline but expect to receive it prior to the enrolment at TUM are also eligible to apply.

Since the instruction language is English, applicants have to prove their language sufficiency in English.

Application Documents

In a first step, the documents are handed in electronically. In case of an acceptance they must be sent as certified copies (or certified translations to English or German) to the enrollment office of TUM.

Following documents are necessary:

  • Signed application form
    after completing the online application the form must be printed out, signed and send per post along with the other required documents
  • Transcript of Records
    listing all passed courses and marks of the undergraduate studies including the aggregate mark or graduate average, with explanation of grading system (maximum grade, minimum passing grade). Please provide a certified copy or a certified translation of the transcript in English or German
  • Preliminary Evaluation over UniAssist (for graduates of universities outside the EU/EEA)
    All applicants for a master's degree who did not obtain their qualification for postgraduate studies (usually a bachelor's degree) in a country within the EU/EEA must provide a certificate of preliminary evaluation over UniAssist. For further information click here.
  • Proof of English language sufficiency
    Certified copy of the official results in one of the accepted certificates listed below.
  • Detailed Curriculum Vitae
  • Statement of Purpose
    Personal statement (max. 2 pages) about your reasons for choosing the graduate studies in Environmental Engineering at TUM and your specific thematic interests.
  • Copy of any additional academic achievement (optional)
    If your CV includes related extra-curricular activities, awards, internships or professional experience please provide related certifications. Please do not include complete scientific publications or presentations.

Following documents can be handed in the latest upon the enrolment (five weeks after lectures begin):

  • Degree Certificate
    Please provide a certified copy or a certified translation of your undergraduate degree certificate in English or German
  • Copy of your passport front side or identity card*
  • Proof of student's health insurance*
    A student's health insurance can also be organised after your arrival in Germany.

Students already enrolled in a full time study programme of TUM do not need to hand in the documents marked with (*), since they are already available at the enrolment office.

Additional documents:

  • Proof of basic language skills in German
    All students must provide proof of basic German language skills (at least beginner level) latest at the end of the first year of studies. For a list of acceptable means to provide this proof click here.

For information on the certification (notarization) of official documents click here.

Postal Address for the application

Technische Universität München
Arcisstr. 21
80333 München

English Language Sufficiency

The enrolment office publishes the accepted English Language certificates on their website. Additionally, English language sufficiency can be proven by proof successful participation and exam in the TUM courses "English for Environmental Engineering (C1)" or a minimum of 30 ECTS credits of University studies in English.

Additional Documents for graduates of Universities in China, Georgia and Iran

  • Graduates of universities in China must submit a valid APS certificate from the German Embassy in Beijing.
  • Graduates of universities in Iran must certify their diploma and their transcript of records with a legalisation seal (Legalisierungssiegel) at the German Embassy