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Applying for a Master’s Program at TUM

Are you interested in applying for a Master’s program (also Double Degree) at  TUM? You’ve come to the right place! 

Information on the Master’s programs at TUM

Double Degree

In general, applicants to a double degree program should submit their applications via TUMonline in keeping with the standard deadlines listed for the desired program. Please indicate on all required hard-copy application documents that you are applying for a double degree program.

1. ONLINE APPLICATION

  • Apply via the TUMonline portal: create an applicant account (only one account per applicant).
  • The applicant wizard will guide you step-by-step through the application process.
  • Submit the data online to TUM.
  • Important technical information for online applications.
  • Please check your applicant account on TUMonline on a regular basis. There you can view important information about the status of your application.
  • Instructions for filling out the online application in TUMonline for international applicants to a master’s degree program at the Technische Universität München.

2. SENDING YOUR DOCUMENTS

You must show proof of your transmitted electronic data by sending us a hard copy.
This means that, regardless whether you have recieved notification of admission or not, you must send your signed admission application form and copies of your original documents by the due date to the TUM. The date of receipt applies.

  • The required documents include (independent of your course of study):

  • Please take note of the specific deadlines for submission of applications for Master's programs

  • Please take note of the special rules for individual countries

  • Which documents can be handed in later?

      • We recommend that you submit all required documents before the semester begins, as enrollment is not possible until all documents have been received. If you are not officially enrolled at TUM, you cannot register for courses or examinations, nor can you be issued a student ID card or semester ticket.

    • If you cannot submit all required documentation before semester begin, standard enrollment deadlines apply. That is, you must submit all documents within 5 weeks of the start of the lecture period.

        • Bachelor’s certificate
        • Bachelor’s diploma
        • Proof of health insurance

      • Proof of German language proficiency or/and English language proficiency must be submitted by the application deadline.
      • A provisional certificate and a document conferring a title upon (e.g. Bachelor) bearing an apostille will be recognized as final.

        • Please submit your notarized copies. Documents in languages other than German or English, must be translated by a sworn (court registered) translator and sealed. (more on notarization)
        • Please do not send original certificates, only certified copies. TUM does not assume any liability for unsolicited original certificates. Please note that all submitted application materials are digitalized and will thus be destroyed after a certain period of time.
        • You must submit a complete set of documents per application (including certificates).
        • Please upload a digital photo. 
        • Documents, for which the recipient must pay for postage, will not be accepted by TUM.
        • Please note when planning that processing your application materials may take several weeks to complete.
        • Please visit your applicant account on a regular basis on TUMonline. In the document checklist, you can view which documents we have already received, whether we are missing any or if there were any errors.
        • Visit our Glossary of Documents for more information on the respective documents.

        • And then send your documents:

          • Print out your admissions application form and sign it.
          • Your applicant number and the number of your application must appear directly on all documents submitted at a later date, or on a cover page attached to them.
          • Send the application for admission by the due date along with all the required documents on the document checklist to:
            Technische Universität München
            Immatrikulationsamt
            Arcisstraße 21
            80333 München

         

3. ATTEND AN INTERVIEW

After checking your references, you must (in most cases) attend an interview as part of the qualification process. You will be notified by e-mail. At the Department of Mechanical Engineering, a written test, taking place once per application period, replaces the personal interview.

4. UNIVERSITY ADMISSIONS

If you are accepted to TUM, you will receive notification via e-mail:

  • Please accept your admission offer as soon as possible. (Exception: If you have applied to more than one program and you have not yet received an admissions offer for your preferred course of study, please wait to confirm your acceptence. It is possible to accept your offer of admission to a program up until mid September (WS) / mid March (SS)). Please check also your junk folder.
  • Upon accepting your admission offer, you have the option of downloading your admission notification on TUMonline.

5. PAYMENT OF TUITION FEES

After acceptance of your admission offer, please transfer your student union fees:

  • Information about student union fees and the bank transfer process can be found on your TUMonline visiting card under “Tuition fee status”.
  • For more Information on student union fees.

6. ENROLLMENT

You will be enrolled at TUM,

  • if all your documents are complete and marked as correct in your TUMonline-Account.
  • if you have received your admission notification.
  • if you have accepted your admission offer in your TUMonline-Account.
  • if you have paid your tuition fees.
  • if you were notified by e-mail. Please note: The enrollement phase begins at the end of July (winter semester) and the end of January (summer semester)! This means that you will not be enrolled before this time frame, even if you have fulfilled all of the requirements.

After enrollment you can use your TUMonline visiting card under “Copies for students” to download the following student documents:

  • Certificate of enrollment
  • Certificates for the train
  • Payment confirmation

7. Pick up your StudentCard

Your StudentCard will usually be available at the SSZ Service Desk from 10 working days after your enrollment, at the earliest on September 26. The StudentCard acts as student ID, MVV ticket, library card and cash card. It is vital for starting your studies at TUM - be sure to pick it up as soon as possible.

We have compiled everything you need to know about the StudentCard in this overview.

Service Desk
Student Service Center

Arcisstr. 21
80333 München
You’ll find us here

Office hours:
Mon-Thu 9 - 12 
and 1 - 4 
Fri 9  - 12  

Hotline

Tel. +49.89.289.22245
Fax +49.89.289.25414
study@tum.de

We are available by phone at the following times:
Mon 9  - 12
Tue - Thu 1  - 4
Fri 9 - 12 

Please be sure to include your applicant or enrollment number on all correspondence.

Lecture Period, Lecture-Free Days/Holidays, Enrollment periods- overview on all dates and deadlines of each semester

Service Desk
Student Service Center

Arcisstr. 21
80333 München
You’ll find us here

Office hours:
Mon-Thu 9 - 12 
and 1 - 4 
Fri 9  - 12  

Hotline

Tel. +49.89.289.22245
Fax +49.89.289.25414
study@tum.de

We are available by phone at the following times:
Mon 9  - 12
Tue - Thu 1  - 4
Fri 9 - 12 

Please be sure to include your applicant or enrollment number on all correspondence.

Lecture Period, Lecture-Free Days/Holidays, Enrollment periods- overview on all dates and deadlines of each semester