Master in Materials Science powEred by Large scale Facilities

Which English test scores are accepted?

English competencies

The certificate for English level is compulsory.


We advise the students to register for the English Test early in order to have the results before the application deadline.


All non-native speakers must demonstrate their English proficiency e.g. with a test result in the International English Testing System (IELTS) or TOEFL test.


Proof of good English competencies, e.g. TOEFL CBT 230 and PBT 550 IBT 80 / IELTS 6.5 or equivalent, except for applicants native from English speaking countries and for students having been educated in English at secondary or/and university. Students who intend to have a mobility at TUM must have following level for admission at TUM : TOEFL IBT 88, CBT 234/ PBT 605.


In case the students education was in English, please provide instead of the IELTS or TOEFL a certificate from your University stating that your lectures were in English.


In case the student had a study period mobility at an English speaking University, please also add a certificate that the medium of instruction was English


Please refer to the information given on the Mamaself website