Technical University of Munich

Resource Efficient and Sustainable Building

M.Sc. (Master of Science)
Subjects: Architecture, Civil Engineering, Agriculture, Environmental and Nutritional Sciences, Sustainability
English & German
Winter semester:  31 May
Application Deadlines
2 Years (starting: Winter semester)
Tuition fees (per semester)
Winter semester
directly at University (incl. VPD from uni-assist)
Study mode:
On campus


Qualification Requirements

Previous Degree

Bachelor's degree (or equivalent) in architecture, civil engineering, environmental engineering as well as building services engineering or similar programs related to technical building equipment.

Minimum standard period of study: 6 semesters.

The application may only be made if module examinations of at least 135 credits are demonstrated for a six-semester bachelor's degree, at least 170 credits for a seven-semester bachelor's degree and at least 200 credits for an eight-semester bachelor's degree at the time of application. The proof of the successful completion of the bachelor's degree must be provided within one year of the start of the master's program.

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.
min DSH 2
Deutsche Sprachdiplom (DSD)
min DSD II (B2/C1)
telc Deutsch
min C1
min TDN 4
min B2
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), 30 ECTs of bachelor courses in English (with confirmation from the faculty), bachelor thesis written in English, or gateway courses from the TUM Language Center. German language proficiency can also be proven by a qualification assessment examination (Studienkolleg), an international baccalaureate (e.g. a "German A (higher level)" within the International Baccalaureate, or either biology, history or German as higher level in the "Gemischtsprachiges International Baccalaureate mit Schwerpunkt Deutsch"), or a diploma from a German educational institution.

Application & Admission

Application Deadlines

Applications are open from:
Winter semester:April 01 (German)April 01 (EU)April 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:
In 45 hours free webinar
How to apply via Uni-assist

Application Procedure & Selection

Admission test/interview:
directly at University (incl. VPD from uni-assist)
Application Fee:
75 € for the first application, 30 € for each additional

Application Documents

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

Further Information

For more information please check the

Course Website