Technical University of Munich (TUM)

Welcome to Munich

Taught in English

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Mogan Ramesh
Nathalie Koblischke

Instructors: Mogan Ramesh


(18 reviews)

Beginner level
No prior experience required
10 hours to complete
3 weeks at 3 hours a week
Flexible schedule
Learn at your own pace

What you'll learn

  • You will understand what makes Munich a special place to study

  • You will know where you can get the most important information regarding your stay in Munich.

  • You will be able to evaluate if Munich might be the right place for you to study and what possibilities in personal development you will gain.

  • You will know about the timeline and the planning steps it takes to successfully apply and study in Munich.

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There are 8 modules in this course

Welcome to our MOOC! You will get to know the course instructors and more information about the course structure, course rules and where to get help if needed.

What's included

1 video2 readings1 discussion prompt

This module focuses on the city of Munich and why it is such a great choice to spend your time abroad here. We will give you some information about the city itself, but also about the biggest universities - the Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität, the Hochschule München and the Technische Universität München.

What's included

3 videos6 readings1 discussion prompt

This module will give you some information about Munich as a city and its universities. You will also hear some personal statements of international students on why TUM is a great university to pursue a degree.

What's included

3 videos4 readings1 discussion prompt

Now it's time for action! We will provide information about where to seek advice and get the proper info. Also we will show you what you need to know as an exchange or degree seeking student. Furthermore, securing an accommodation in Munich will be a big topic in this module.

What's included

4 videos8 readings5 quizzes1 discussion prompt

When finally they arrive in Munich, for many students it's not really easy to accommodate. Therefore we will show you, what needs to be done after you move here, as well as provide tips on how to explore your new hometown and a new culture.

What's included

4 videos6 readings2 quizzes2 discussion prompts

Once you are settled, it's not long until university starts! We will show you what's important to know about the German Study System as well as some useful information about your daily life as a student.

What's included

12 videos10 readings3 quizzes1 discussion prompt

Unfortunately, for some "leisure time" means also "sidejob time", so we have some information about the regularities concerning working as an international student in Germany. Finally: Last but not least - let's have some fun! We will provide you with some tips on what to do in Munich and nice trips to surrounding landmarks.

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6 videos4 readings1 quiz2 discussion prompts

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Mogan Ramesh
Technical University of Munich (TUM)
1 Course7,940 learners
Nathalie Koblischke
Technical University of Munich (TUM)
1 Course7,940 learners

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