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.

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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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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:


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  • Holly Hoffmann
    International Office, Program Assistant - Student Exchange Programs
  • Phone +49 (89) 289 - 25079
  • Fax +49 (89) 289 - 25070
  • Room 1546a
  • E-Mail outgoing@wi.tum.de
  • Office hours

    Thu 9am-12noon (you do not need an appointment)

  • Rebecca Otte
    International Office, Program Assistant - Student Exchange Programs
  • Phone +49 (89) 289 - 25847
  • Fax +49 (89) 289 - 25070
  • Room 1547
  • E-Mail outgoing@wi.tum.de
  • Ute Helfers
    International Office, Program Manager - Student Exchange Programs
  • Phone +49 (89) 289 - 25083
  • Fax +49 (89) 289 - 25070
  • Room 1547
  • E-Mail outgoing@wi.tum.de
  • Office hours

    Tue 9am-12noon (appointment desired via outgoing@wi.tum.de)
    No office hours on January 23rd.