BIM Professional

  • German
  • Munich
  • On Campus
  • December 2020
  • December 2020 - February 2021
  • 7.500 €, Discounts available

Positioned at the intersection of the built environment and information technology, our new German-language Certificate Program BIM Professional is aimed at decision makers in the areas of architecture and structural engineering.

The Building Information Modeling (BIM) approach consists of an innovative method to handle the planning, construction, and operation of buildings. At the center of BIM is a digital 3D-model that optimizes cooperation between different stakeholders in various stages of a building’s life cycle. BIM also forms the basis for a variety of new and innovative use models. Its methods can be employed regardless of a building’s size, function, and complexity.

As the process of digital transformation proceeds, companies need to build digital planning and construction expertise within their own organizations in order to gain competitive advantages. To professionals who are looking to advance their skill set, BIM delivers the necessary tools and know-how for digitally planning and executing their own strategic building concepts.

Enroll in the TUM’s new Certificate Program to gain forward-looking, scientifically proven skills for digitally planning and operating your next projects and return to your organization as a certified BIM Professional.

Goals of the Certificate Program

The Certificate Program presents the latest tools and methods for successful project implementation based on the BIM approach. Planners attain a 360-degree view of aspects such as technologies, processes, human resources and official guidelines involved in a project.

Classes cultivate an interactive exchange between participants and lecturers in a communicative workshop atmosphere. Enhanced by case studies and small group exercises, your Building Information Modeling (BIM) insights can be applied directly to your next project.

A part of the completion of this program consists of the online certification exam according to VDI/buildingSMART 2552-8.1 as an individual qualification. If the participant passes the exam successfully, he/she will receive a certificate from buildingSMART Deutschland confirming that he/she has acquired knowledge of Building Information Modeling at the “Basic Module” level according to the “Individual Qualification” program from buildingSMART international.



  • Certificate BIM Professional
  • Modules Module 1: BIM Principles
    Module 2: BIM in Use
    Module 3: BIM Introduction
  • Target group • Engineers and architects
    • Executives and project directors
    • Future BIM coordinators

    Participants require at least two years of work experience in a related field and ideally a degree from a technical university or postgraduate program.
  • Tuition fee EUR 7.500 total
    (20% discount for members of the Leonhard-Obermeyer-Center. 10% discount for Members of the Architektenkammer, the Bayerische Ingenieurekammer Bau and the Bauindustrieverband Bayern).
  • Language German
  • Dates Winter 2020/2021
    Module 1: December 07 – 10, 2020
    Module 2: January 27 – 29, 2021
    Module 3: February 24 – 26, 2021

    Summer 2021
    to be added
  • Format Part-time, presence & digital blocks
    10 presence days, 3 modules, 3 or 4 days each
  • Location Munich (on campus)
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  • Prof. Dr. André Borrmann, Chair of Computational Modeling and Simulation, TUM
  • Prof. Dr. Frank Petzold, Chair of Architectural Informatics, TUM
  • Rasso Steinmann, Hochschule München
  • Robert Elixmann, Kapellmann Rechtsanwälte
  • Peter Fischer, Lehrstuhl für Sozial-, Arbeits-, Organisations- und Wirtschaftspsychologie, Universität Regensburg
  • Christian Forster, HOCHTIEF ViCon
  • Gunnar Godawa, HOCHTIEF ViCon
  • Thomas Liebich, AEC3 Deutschland GmbH
  • Thomas Liebich, AEC3 Deutschland GmbH
  • Rene Schumann, HOCHTIEF ViCon GmbH
  • Klaus Aengenvoort, eTASK Immobilien Software GmbH
  • Felix Enge, Complevo GmbH
  • Petra Marie Michaely, Siemens RE
  • Matthias Scholz, SSF Ingenieure AG

Our cooperation partners

The BIM Professional course curriculum was developed in close cooperation with HOCHTIEF ViCon, a leading enterprise in the digital planning and construction segment. Additional program partners include Ruhr-Universität BochumTUM’s Leonhard Obermeyer Center, and the Bavarian Architectural Association.

TUM Department of Civil, Geo and Environmental Engineering

  • The Department is one of the leading institutions in research and teaching in the fields of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Geodesy and Applied Geology
  • The department is currently pursuing five main focus areas:
    • Focus Area Construction
    • Focus Area Mobility and Transportation Systems
    • Focus Area Modeling-Simulation-Processes
    • Focus Area Hydro- & Geosciences
    • Focus Area Geodesy

TUM Department of Architecture

  • Top-ranking architectural school in Germany and counted among the world’s TOP 28 (QS World University Ranking 2017)
  • Continuously awarded as one of the DOMUS TOP 50 Architecture Schools in Europa (2017)
  • Broad portfolio of the state-of-the-art research that excels in three main focus areas:
    • Urban and Landscape Transformation
    • Integrated Building Technologies
    • Cultural Heritage, History and Criticism


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