Technische Universität Dresden

Technical University of Munich

Cartography [Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Program]

M.Sc. (Master of Science)
Subjects: Geosciences, Geography
English only
Winter semester: 31 May
Application Deadlines
2 Years (starting: Winter semester)
Tuition Fees (per semester)
Start Dates
Winter Semester: October
Winter semester
Mode of admission:
without admission restriction
students from Non-EU/EEA Countries (minus Switzerland): directly at the University (incl. VPD from uni-assist)students from EU/EEA Countries (plus Switzerland): directly at the University
Study mode:
On campus


Qualification Requirements

Previous Degree

Bachelor's degree (or equivalent) in a discipline related to cartography, geo-information, geography, geodesy, geology or computer science.

Language Requirements

The following certificates are recognised as proof of your language proficience.

min C1 Advanced (CAE)
min 6.5
min 234
min 88
min 605
min C2 Proficiency (CPE)
Specification: With grades A, B or C.
Does the university recognize "other equivalent language certificates"? no information provided by university

Additional information:
You are considered to be proficient in English and you do not need to provide an English language test score if you are a native English speaker, or if your previous (current) university education has been conducted in English. In this case, you need an official certificate from your university confirming that the language of tuition was English.

Application & Admission

Application Deadlines

Applications are open from:
Winter semester:January 01 (German)January 01 (EU)January 01 (Non EU)
Summer semester:
Spring semester:
In 11 days free webinar
How to apply via uni-assist

Application Procedure & Selection

Mode of Admission:
without admission restriction
Admission Test/Interview:
students from Non-EU/EEA Countries (minus Switzerland): directly at the University (incl. VPD from uni-assist)students from EU/EEA Countries (plus Switzerland): directly at the University
Application Fee:
75 ‚ā¨ for the first application, 30 ‚ā¨ for each additional

Application Documents

  1. Passport style photo (as for ID).
  2. Complete and current Résumé (CV).
  3. Letter of motivation: please describe your personal reasons and your particular interests and motivation for undertaking post-graduate studies in Cartography at TUM, TUW, TUD and UT on 1 to 2 pages.
  4. Subject and grade transcript of studies to date (officially certified copy): please do not send original certificates, only officially certified copies including translation into English. TUM does not assume any liability for unsolicited original certificates.
  5. Two letters of recommendation (original documents): 2 original letters of recommendation have to be submitted from faculty members, who are familiar with your work in the major area of your graduate study. If that work occurred some time ago, a recommendation from those people familiar with your professional performance is acceptable.
  6. English language certificate (see language requirements).
  7. Application for admission or for enrolment from the TUMonline system.
  8. If applicable:
    1. Chinese, Mongolian and Vietnamese applicants have to submit a valid APS certificate (original) from the German Embassy in China/Mongolia/Vietnam.
    2. Applicants with a qualification for postgraduate studies (e.g. a bachelor's degree) obtained in a country outside of the EU/EWG are required to have their application documents proofed before submission by the University Application Service for International Students (uni-assist e.V.). Uni-assist will issue a VPD certificate.


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