Summer Research Exchange: 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 will complete 10 ECTS (0.5 FTE)

Research Projects: Practical Research Experience Program TUM PREP

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

Application Requirements: Transcript of Records, Motivation Letter, and Declaration of Insurance must be uploaded as one PDF file on Mobility Online by December 4, 2023. Make the necessary arrangement to get Letter of Recommendation in case nominated. Nominated UofT students will get an extended application deadline to TUM.

Learn more about the Summer Research Exchange Program.


Country(ies): Germany
City: Munich
Institution: University


Accepting Applications: No
Timeline: 8 weeks, July 3 - August 31
Run By: CIE
For Credit: Varies

Deadlines: Summer Deadline: December 4, 2023


Language of Study: English
Level of Study: Undergrad
Subjects Available at Host: All
Program Type: Research
Tuition & Incidentals: Paid to UofT
Program Fees: Enrollment Fee
Funding: $3000 + Possibility of IE Award


Schools/Faculties: All
Requirements: Minimum cGPA 3.0 and 2+ years of study completed