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Transport and Logistic International Education in Singapore

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German Institute of Science and Technology - TUM Asia (TUM Asia) commenced operations in Singapore in 2002 as an affiliate of the Technische Universität München (TUM). As the first German academic venture abroad TUM Asia is supported by the Singapore Government through the Economic Development Board (EDB), and by the German Government through the Federal Ministry of Education and Research and The German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD).

Through its groundbreaking collaboration with Singapore's two leading universities, TUM, Germany has pioneered globalization of German universities with the presence of TUM Asia in partnership with National University of Singapore (NUS) and Nanyang Technological University (NTU).

TUM Asia is active in the management of postgraduate education, executive training and contract research. Through joint programs with NUS and NTU, TUM Asia bridges academic education, industry and research to qualify young professionals for technology oriented leadership roles in a competitive global economy. TUM Asia combines the business, scientific and technical expertise from the East to the West to offer its students a unique experience that carries them successfully across geographical and cultural barriers.

Academic Programs

Masters Program

  • MSc in Transport & Logistics: The Master of Science Program in Transport and Logistic (TL) of Technische Universität München (TUM) will provide graduates with the necessary knowledge and skills to successfully master the challenges faced in the area of transportation and logistics. The students will learn how to analyze and assess the various traffic scenarios of the different transport modes and how to find appropriate solutions. Students will learn how to design and operate modern transport systems including integrated inter-modal management systems. The students who will enroll in this program will learn how to design and operate modern transport and logistics systems and, thus will become professionals in the dynamically growing market of transport and logistics.
  • Admission Requirement: Applications are open to candidates with a relevant bachelor's degree or European / German FH Diploma with at least grade C according to the European Credit Transfer System (ECTS) or its equivalent in any of the following areas (but not limited): Civil Engineering, Transportation Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Geodetics, Mechanical Engineering, Geography, Computer Science, Communications Engineering, Economics, Mathematics, Physical Sciences, Architecture, Environmental Engineering, Tourisms. If English is not your native language, nor the official language of tuition of your previous course of study, a TOEFL, an IELTS or the University of Cambridge ESOL examination is required for non-native English speaking applicants English Language Skills.

Technische Universität München TUM GERMANY


Technical University Munich (Technische Universität München – TUM) is one of the leading universities in Germany. TUM’s top performances in research and education, interdisciplinary studies, and talent promotion stand out with strong alliances with businesses and scientific institutions across the world play a part in this. The combination of subjects at TUM is unique in Europe. TUM educates approximately 25,000 students in 142 study programs. Its scientists teach and research across multiple disciplines.

TUM was one of the first "Universities of Excellence" of the nationwide Excellence Initiative and impressed this cooperative in 2006 with its concept of TUM - The Entrepreneurial University. TUM cooperates with academic institutions worldwide. Students participate in study abroad programs with more than 150 international partner universities. Read More..


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