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.

  • Q&A Sessions “Possibilities to go abroad”
    – Wednesday 19th of December 2018 at 10:00 virtual session via Adobe Connect 
    – Thursday 3th of January 2019 at 10:00 virtual session
    – Tuesday 8th of January 2019 at 14:00 in Room: 2544
    – Thursday 10th of January 2019 at 09:00 in Room: 2544
  • DAAD language test in English for TUM-SOM Students
    Friday 11th of January 2019 in Room: H.103 in HfP
    Registration via hiwi-abroad@wi.tum.de is necessary! Note your matrikelnr, Study and preference date.

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:

  • All
  • TUM SOMex
  • TUM Exchange
  • Joint International Program
Open Map

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

    Thu 9am-12noon (you do not need an appointment)
    Office Hours on December 20, 2018 only until 11.30!

  • Sanne Verheij
    International Office, Program Assistant – Student Exchange Programs
  • Phone +49 (89) 28925079
  • Fax 49 (89) 289 25070
  • Room 1546
  • E-Mail outgoing@wi.tum.de
  • Office hours

    No office hours at December 18 and 25, 2018 and January 1, 2019.
    Tue 9am-12noon