Technical University of Munich

Informatics: Games Engineering

M.Sc. (Master of Science)
Subjects: Computer Science
English & German
Winter semester: 31 May
Summer semester: 30 Nov
Application Deadlines
2 Years (starting: Both semesters)
Tuition Fees (per semester)
Both semesters
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

Course Description

The master’s degree is designed in such a way that it can be studied entirely in English with the appropriate choice of modules. Depending on the focus area you choose, you can study in German, English or both languages.


Qualification Requirements

Previous Degree

Bachelor's degree (or equivalent) in Computer Science: Games Engineering or a comparable degree program.

Minimum standard period of study: 6 semesters.

Additional Qualification

Proof of specialist knowledge in the form of a "Graduate Record Examination (GRE) General Test" or in the form of a "Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering" (GATE) is mandatory for applicants who have completed their first degree in the following countries: China, Bangladesh, India, Iran, Pakistan. For other applicants with a first degree that was not completed in a signatory state to the Convention on the Recognition of Qualifications in Higher Education in the European Region (the Lisbon Convention), the submission of the tests is recommended.

Language Requirements

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

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Does the university recognize "other equivalent language certificates"? no information provided by university

Additional information:
English language proficiency can also be proven with the Cambridge Main Suite of English Examinations (no further information provided by the university). No information regarding the German language skills required for the program.

Application & Admission

Application Deadlines

Applications are open from:
Winter semester:January 01 (German)January 01 (EU)January 01 (Non EU)
Summer semester:September 01 (German)September 01 (EU)September 01 (Non EU)
Spring semester:
In 5 days free webinar
How to apply via uni-assist

Application Procedure & Selection

Admission Test/Interview:
aptitute test
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

Applicants who did not obtain their qualification for postgraduate studies (usually a bachelor's degree) in a country within the EU/EEA must apply for a preliminary documentation (VPD) from uni-assist, additionally to the TUM application.

What documents must be submitted to uni-assist?

  1. Filled-in application form for VPD.
  2. A certified copy of your degree certificate (if available).
  3. A certified copy of your transcript of records.
  4. A certified translation, given that the original documents have not been issued in either German or English.

You don't have to submit an entire application for a specific program to uni-assist, you only have to apply for the general preliminary documentation (VPD).

What documents must be submitted to the university?

  1. Application for admission (upload - signed).
  2. Degree certificate and diploma or subject and grade transcript of studies to date.
  3. Transcript of records.
  4. Proof of English language proficiency (see language requirements).
  5. Letter of motivation.
  6. Essay.
  7. Curricular analysis.
  8. Module catalog.
  9. Complete and current résumé.
  10. Passport.
  11. Preliminary documentation (VPD) if the qualification for graduate studies (e.g. a bachelor's) is obtained outside the EU/EEA.

The university may require additional documents depending on your educational background and your country of origin. Complete the online application to receive a comprehensive list of the required documents.

Further Information

For more information please check the

Course Website