Going abroad

Expand Your Horizon

Gain a lifetime of experience,by spending some time abroad

Spending some time abroad is an excellent way to gain invaluable experience for both your personal and professional life.

It gives you the opportunity to get to know and familiarize yourself with the language, culture, academic and general way of life in your host country.

TUM School of Management offers students a wide range of options for studying and spending time abroad – above all, our own exchange program: TUM SOMex (incl. ERASMUS+).

TUM SOMex (incl. ERASMUS+):
exchange partnerships with worldwide destinations

For TUM SOMex (incl. ERASMUS+), TUM School of Management cooperates directly with more than 90 leading business schools and faculties at renowned universities all around the world. The international exchanges organized by our program are exclusive to students of TUM School of Management.

Exchanges with institutions in other European countries (all member states of the European Union plus Turkey, Iceland and Norway) are also part of the ERASMUS program. Additionally, we are able to offer exchanges to non-European destinations such as Australia, China, Marocco or Brazil via bilateral partnerships.

  • DAAD language tests in English excl. for TUM-SOM students
    Saturday December 7, 2019 from 10am to 11:15am
    Friday January, 10, 2020 from 15pm to 16:15pm
    Room: EIKON Turm, Room 0921

    • The number of participants for the language tests is limited and places are distributed on a first come first serve basis. If you want to participate, please send an email with your Student ID number, your program of study and your preferred test date to hiwi-abroad@wi.tum.de.
  • Next TUM SOMex Q&A Sessions
    • Thursday, December 12, 2019 at 02:00pm virtual session, link will be provided here.

Scattered all over the globe

Each year, more than 400 of our students take the advantage of studying abroad.
Have a look where they are headed:

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  • TUM SOMex
  • TUM Exchange
  • Joint International Program
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Why TUM SOMex?

Going abroad with TUM SOMex (incl. ERASMUS+) offers you a variety of advantages. For example you …

will not be charged tuition fees.

will be supported by International Office of TUM School of Management and TUM International Center in matters of organization and preparation.

will receive academic and general support from our partner institution.

are likely to have your academic achievements transferred.

Every stay abroad is a great experience.

Read what others have to say about it in the exchange students’ field reports:


Do you have further questions on our services or need additional Information about school? Take a look at our Frequently Asked Questions. If you still can’t find what you are looking for, you can come by during our office hours or send us your inquiry by means of our contact form. We will get back to you as soon as possible.
  • Sanne Verheij
    International Office, Program Coordinator – Student Exchange Programs (Joint International Programs)
  • Phone +49 (89) 28925079
  • Fax 49 (89) 289 25070
  • Room 1546
  • E-Mail outgoing@wi.tum.de
  • Office hours

    Thu 9am-12noon

  • Rebecca Otte
    International Office, Program Coordinator - Student Exchange Programs (Outgoing exchange students)
  • Phone +49 (89) 289 25847
  • Fax +49 (89) 289 25070
  • Room 1546
  • E-Mail outgoing@wi.tum.de
  • Office hours

    Wed 2pm-4pm and Thu 9am-12noon (you do not need an appointment).