Technical University of Munich

Research on Teaching and Learning

M.Ed. (Master of Education)
Subjects: Pedagogy, Educational Sciences
English only & German language course
Winter semester:  31 May
Application Deadlines
2 Years (starting: Winter semester)
Tuition fees (per semester)
Winter semester
Mode of admission:
local admission restriction
Study mode:
On campus


Qualification Requirements

Previous Degree

Bachelor's degree (or equivalent) in the programs: scientific education for teachers at grammar schools, vocational training, pedagogy/educational science, psychology or comparable programs.

Minimum standard period of study: 6 semesters.

The bachelor’s course has not to be finished at the time of application, however, at the beginning of the master’s program the bachelor's degree has to be proved. You can already apply in your last semester.

Language Requirements

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

min C1 Advanced (CAE)
Specification: With grades A, B or C.
min 6.5
min 88
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 or 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). If students cannot prove any German skills by the end of the application deadline, they only receive admission under the condition of having to attain basic German skills (passing a module taught in German, a German language course, etc) until the end of the second semester.

Application & Admission

Application Deadlines

Applications are open from:
Winter semester:January 01 (German)January 01 (EU)January 01 (Non EU)
Summer 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.
Summer semester:

Application Procedure & Selection

Mode of admission:
local admission restriction
Admission test/interview:
Application Fee:
75 € for the first application, 30 € for each additional

Application Documents

  1. classified bachelor's degree awarded by a German or foreign university after a program of at least six semesters or an at least equivalent qualification in the programs: scientific education for teachers at grammar schools, vocational training, pedagogy/educational science, psychology or comparable programs (transcript of records, degree certificate, and diploma).
  2. Applicants for master's degree programs, who are not already enrolled at Technische Universität München (TUM), with a qualification for postgraduate studies (e.g. a bachelor's degree), which was not obtained in a country of the EU/EEA or in Switzerland, are required to have their application documents evaluated before submission by the University Application Service for International Students (uni-assist e.V.).
  3. Proof of at least 120 credits of which 90 credits must be shown to be examination results: you have to choose achievements amounting to 90 ECTS from your transcript to be entered in an excel sheet, the transcript itself is not sufficient. That excel sheet needs to be downloaded in your TUMonline account, filled out and be uploaded again. Applicants whose BA's program does not come under the European Credit Transfer System (ECTS) have to enter exactly the half (1/2) of all achievements including the alternative quantitative unit (e.g. CP, hours) and the grades. If your grading system is based on letters, please convert them into a numerical value according to the grading scale (transcript of records).
  4. copy of the transcript of records in which the selected 120/90 credits are marked.
  5. proof of the successful participation in either a lecture, seminar or project in the field of social science methods. The title of the course needs to be entered in a form that is provided during the application process in TUMonline. Additionally, an official course description is required.
  6. Proof of English language competence (see language requirements).
  7. Proof of basic German language competence (see language requirements).
  8. Curriculum vitae.
  9. Letter of motivation.
  10. The formal application request.

Further Information

For more information please check the

Course Website