Research and teaching abroad

TUM supports its scholars and scientists in establishing and maintaining international networks. Within the scope of Erasmus+ you can, for example, receive grants for teaching purposes within Europe. The international dimension of the program also enables funding options for stays in selected countries worldwide. Professors and junior fellows additionally have the opportunity to benefit from grants provided by the TUM Global Incentive Fund.

Coronavirus: Information for staff seeking advice on our programs

Due to the current situation regarding the coronavirus disease Covid-19 and the virus SARS-CoV-2, we ask you to get in touch with us by e-mail only until further notice. We will try our best to perform our consulting services as smoothly as possible this way. Thank you very much for your cooperation!

Information platform of the EU Commission: How to plan your travels within the EU

The European Commission has launched the web platform Re-open EU to support a safe relaunch of travelling and tourism across Europe.

Teaching in Europe with Erasmus+

Through the funding program Erasmus+ you have the chance to teach students in one of 32 European countries. Get more information about the eligibility requirements here.

Teaching worldwide with Erasmus+ International

The "international dimension" of Erasmus+ offers lecturers and scientists of TUM the opportunity to also teach at selected universities in non-European countries. Learn more here.

TUM Global Incentive Fund

The TUM Global Incentive Fund seeks to deepen TUM’s relationships with institutions in non-European countries with a TUM liaison office as well as our partners ICL and KNUST. Learn more here.

Further funding options

Besides the options through Erasmus+ and the TUM Global Incentive Fund there are further funding opportunities via TUM ForTe, the TUM Graduate School, and the German Academic Exchange Service.