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TUM: Take our Advice

Students can take advantage of our advisory services throughout their studies, and even after them. Before you start, we can help you determine the course of study best suited to your needs and wishes, find ways to finance your education, or identify available housing opportunities. While attending the TUM, experienced psychologists are available to help you deal with personal issues or offer advice regarding a disability or family situation. Once you have completed your last examination and have your degree in hand, our counselors can also assist you with your career plans.

Call Center and Service Desk

Our hotline is available to answer your questions relating to administrative and official matters at 089/289-22245 and email at studium@tum.de.

Phone hours: 

  • Mondays from 9 am - 12 pm
  • Tuesday to Thursday from 1 pm - 4 pm
  • Fridays from 9 am - 12 pm

Organizational and formal inquiries via telephone and e-mail are managed by our call center. The call center team can assist you with a wide range of issues from A (admissions) to Z (zoology degree). If they cannot answer your question directly, they will put you in touch with the appropriate person or department. If you would like to talk with someone in person, visit our service desk located on the main campus. Hotline and Service Desk

Student Advising will help get answers to your questions. (Foto: Astrid Eckert)
Student Advising will help get answers to your questions. (Foto: Astrid Eckert)

Need advice on whether TUM is the right university for you and which degree programs are available? Do you have questions regarding the application and admissions process? Are you unsure if you can attend TUM without a university entrance qualification? Our student counseling team can answer these and many other questions. 

Are you interested in studying in Germany or are you already living in Munich? The Student Service Center (SSZ) provides advice and support before and during your studies at the TUM. International Students

When issues and problems arise while studying, it is often easier to talk with fellow students. The departmental student council offers fellow students advisory services that can help solve many issues as they arise during your studies at the TUM. Advice for Students from Students

Apart from tuition fees, other expenses such as rent, food, study materials and leisure activities must be met as well. That means you likely have questions about ways to finance your TUM education. Read further to get the important facts about student and tuition fee loans, scholarships and job opportunities. Student Financial Aid

Are you looking for an apartment, a room in a shared apartment, or living quarters in student housing? We have compiled a variety of tips and links to help you find a place to live. Accommodations in Munich

If the stress and pressure of studying becomes too great or if you become overburdened with personal issues, a confidential conversation with a professional psychologist is often helpful. This page contains important points of contact for help in such situations. Psychological Counseling

Students with disabilities or chronic illnesses must often overcome a variety of hurdles as a part of everyday university life. The service center for students with disabilities and chronic illnesses is your starting point for questions regarding living quarters, mobility, technology-based learning aids and much more. Barrier-Free Education

If you have children or provide care for dependents with special needs, this page lists important contacts who can support you in reconciling your university studies and family obligations. Students with Families

During freshmen orientation or as part of career counseling for female members of the TUM community, women students can meet with experienced counselors who are available to provide advice and assistance. Contact persons and contact information can be found at TUM.Diversity.

For questions regarding current developments in the job market, potential career paths in research and industry and much more, undergraduates, graduates and doctoral students can take advantage of the consultation services offered by career services. Alumni & Career

Student Service Center
Student Advising & Prospective Students Programs

Arcisstr. 21, Ground floor, room 0140 (map)
80333 Munich

Tel.: +49.89.289.22737
E-Mail: study@tum.de


Appointments must be arranged by telephone in advance.
Our consultation hours are 

  • Monday and Thursday afternoon
  • Tuesday and Friday morning
  • every third Wednesday of each month (evening)

Are you an exchange student (Erasmus, TUMExchange, partner uni­versi­ties) atten­ding the TUM? The TUM International Center offers advice and information on any issues that may arise during your stay. More

Encountering stumbling blocks in your studies? The Carl von Linde-Akademie offers a broad spectrum of workshops and coaching. More

Student Service Center
Student Advising & Prospective Students Programs

Arcisstr. 21, Ground floor, room 0140 (map)
80333 Munich

Tel.: +49.89.289.22737
E-Mail: study@tum.de


Appointments must be arranged by telephone in advance.
Our consultation hours are 

  • Monday and Thursday afternoon
  • Tuesday and Friday morning
  • every third Wednesday of each month (evening)

Are you an exchange student (Erasmus, TUMExchange, partner uni­versi­ties) atten­ding the TUM? The TUM International Center offers advice and information on any issues that may arise during your stay. More

Encountering stumbling blocks in your studies? The Carl von Linde-Akademie offers a broad spectrum of workshops and coaching. More