Summer Research: Technical University of Munich

As one of the first universities in Germany to be named a University of Excellence, the Technical University of Munich (TUM) is committed to excellence in research and teaching, interdisciplinary education and the active promotion of burgeoning scientists. Founded in 1868, the university is comprised of 15 academic departments as well as Integrative Research Centers engaged in cutting-edge interdisciplinary research.

Students can participate in research projects offered by the TUM Practical Research Program (PREP) in the fields of Architecture, Biology, Economics, Chemistry, Computer Science, Earth Sciences, Engineering, Kinesiology, Mathematics, and Physics.


Credit Equivalency: 5.0 credits at UofT = 60 ECTS; Students can earn 10 ECTS at TUM.

Research Projects: TUM PREP

Housing: TUM International Center will support students in the organisation of their accommodation (mostly reservation of dorm rooms).

Application Requirements: Transcript of Records, Resume, Motivation Letter, and Confirmation of Insurance must be uploaded as one PDF file on CIE’s Student Exchange Portal (SEP) by December 3, 2019. Ask your Referee to prepare Letter of Recommendation by December 9, 2019. Nominated UofT students will get an extended application deadline to TUM.


Subjects Available at Host: Applied Science and Engineering, Arts and Science, Architecture, Landscape, and Design, Kinesiology & Physical Education

Program Type: Research

Accepting Applications: No

Application Deadline: December 3, 2019

Timeline: 10 weeks, May 26 - August 13

Country: Germany

City: Munich

Institution: University

Language of Study: English

Level of Study: Undergrad

Credit: Varies

Open to Programs at UofT: All

Tuition & Incidentals: Paid to UofT

Program Fees: Enrollment Fee

Funding: $3000 + Possibility of IE Award

Eligibility Requirements: Minimum cGPA 3.0 and 2+ years of study completed