Technical University of Munich

Quantum Science & Technology

M.Sc. (Master of Science)
Subjects: Mechanical Engineering, Mathematics, Quantum Technology, Quantum Mechanics
English only
Winter semester: 31 May
Application Deadlines
2 Years (starting: Winter semester)
Tuition Fees (per semester)
Winter semester
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).

You should have knowledge of the following courses:

  1. Basic experimental physics (mechanics, electrodynamics, thermodynamics, oscillators, waves, and optics).
  2. Basic mathematics (linear algebra, calculus).
  3. Qualification in theoretical sciences (canonical courses in theoretical physics, numerics, and discrete structures).
  4. Qualification in experimental sciences (classic courses in advanced experimental physics as well as organic and inorganic chemistry).

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 a GMAT with a score higher than 600, via the language of instruction in an academic program (e.g. in a bachelor's) by submitting your transcript of records or your degree certificate as evidence (the language of instruction needs to have been English in more than 50% of the program), or if during the undergraduate studies 10 ECTS credit points had been taken in the English language (this can be provided e.g. as an English-language bachelor's thesis).

Application & Admission

Application Deadlines

Applications are open from:
Winter semester:April 01 (German)April 01 (EU)April 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 5 days free webinar
How to apply via uni-assist

Application Procedure & Selection

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

  1. Curriculum vitae: the submitted CV must be current and complete without chronological gaps. The document can be uploaded when applying online.
  2. Letter of motivation: the written grounds for selecting the desired master's program of the TUM should not be longer than two DIN A4 pages. In this, explain why you are suitable for the program (a reference to admission requirements), and which reasons led to select this study program at the TUM (interests, previous knowledge from the bachelor, desired specialization fields). The motivation letter has to be connected to the chosen master's program, a general statement about your interest in the subject is not sufficient. You can upload your letter of motivation during the online application process.
  3. Academic records of bachelor’s degree (or equivalent): a proof of your qualifying university degree must be submitted. If you are applying before completing your bachelor's degree, please send the certified official transcript of records together with a formal list of the courses to be completed by the time of graduation (a link to the corresponding position on the official website of your university is sufficient). Provide the university with your degree certificate as soon as possible, at the latest one year after starting your studies at TUM.
    If your bachelor's degree is from a non-German university, please fill out the analysis of your curriculum and also provide official descriptions of all your completed courses - a link to the relevant website of your university may also be sufficient.
  4. Language proficiency (see language requirements).
  5. Special conditions for certain countries: special requirements apply for documents if you come from one of the following countries: China, Georgia, Iran, Mongolia, and Vietnam.
  6. Health insurance: for enrollment, you also need a certificate of health insurance.

Further Information

For more information please check the

Course Website