Technical University of Munich

Earth-Oriented Space Science and Technology

M.Sc. (Master of Science)
Subjects: Aerospace Engineering
English only
Winter semester: 31 May
Application Deadlines
2 Years (starting: Winter semester)
Tuition Fees (per semester)
Winter semester
Mode of admission:
local 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 natural or engineering sciences.

Applicants are expected to show the ability for profound methodological scientific work. Admission requires a solid mathematical and physics background and basic knowledge in programming.

GPA Comment

Very good previous academic performance.

Language Requirements

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

min 6.5
min 88
min C1 Advanced (CAE)
Specification: With grades A, B or C.
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:
English language proficiency can also be proven by the "Cambridge Main Suite of English Examinations", by examinations in the basic course of study amounting to 30 credits in English-language examination modules completed or if the final thesis has been written in 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:

Special Deadline Case:
Winter semester: Due to the current situation, the application deadlines for master's programs for the winter semester 2020/21 will be extended once until June 30th, 2020.
In 16 days free webinar
How to apply via uni-assist

Application Procedure & Selection

Mode of Admission:
local 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 € for the first application, 30 € for each additional

Application Documents

List of the documents needed for admission:

  1. Application for admission - you need to download and sign it and re-upload it to the application wizard.
  2. Detailed, up-to-date curriculum vitae in English.
  3. If you have obtained your qualification for postgraduate studies (usually a bachelor's degree) outside the EU/EEA or Switzerland you need preliminary documentation (VPD) before applying to TUM.
  4. A short self-written essay (500-700 words) on a scientific topic in the field of Earth oriented space science and Technology (in English). Applicants are free to select the topic. All sources have to be referenced.
  5. Statement of purpose (motivation letter) including your reasons for undertaking graduate work in ESPACE at the TUM written in English. Please keep it short - one page is enough.
  6. Transcript of records (semester mark sheets), listing your subjects and grades. If you are still finishing your bachelor's degree, you can submit the preliminary transcript with at least 140 ECTS. Please note: you have to submit the original transcript with a university seal or a certified copy of it. The seal on the envelope is not sufficient.
  7. If you are not a native English speaker, you need an official, recognized English certificate (see language requirements).
  8. Chinese applicants must submit a valid APS certificate. It is also possible to obtain an APS Certificate in a special process initiated by APS and TUM. Registration at the APS before January 1st of the year of application is required.
  9. GRE General Test (recommended but not required).
  10. It is recommended (but not required) for Indian applicants to submit their recent GATE (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering) results of papers in either:
    1. Engineering (codes XE, CS, EC, EE, IN, IT, ME, MN, AE).
    2. Mathematics and natural sciences (codes GG, MA, PH).

Further Information

For more information please check the

Course Website