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Welcome to the TUM community

A rich and varied campus life awaits you at Technische Universität München (TUM) – with everything from major festivals through a vast sporting program to exciting student research opportunities. The TUM community has many members and every generation is valued equally – from freshers to Emeritus Professors. We are particularly proud of our commitment to cross-generation mentoring. Our location is another source of pride: Munich is a cosmopolitan, warm-hearted city offering quality of life that is hard to beat in Europe.

Students reviewing notes for a lecture in Weihenstephan.
Time to enjoy the great outdoors: Reviewing notes for a lecture in Weihenstephan.Image: Uli Benz

There’s more to student life than lectures and exams. Extra-curricular activities at TUM give students the chance to develop their personalities and skills. They organize festivals. They get involved in student bodies. They join music clubs or set up creative research projects. Student life at TUM

University orchestra conductor Felix Mayer leads the Symponische Ensemble München. He is also a tutor at the Carl von Linde Academy.
University orchestra conductor Felix Mayer leads the Symponische Ensemble München. He is also a tutor at the Carl von Linde Academy.Image: Andreas Heddergott

What does art have in common with technology? Everything at TUM! We have an excellent and varied program for art lovers. Musicians can join any of Munich’s 14 academic orchestras. Electrical Engineering and Information Technology students get to produce their own digital 3D films.  TUM even contributes to the 13th Documenta exhibition of modern and contemporary art in Kassel, Germany, with treasures from the university archives. Music and Arts at TUM

The Bavarian capital on the Isar has countless attractions. It’s unique flair is complemented by a strong artistic and cultural identity and enviable leisure opportunities. TUM’s main campus is surrounded by world-famous art galleries. Add to this a thriving economy and a reputation as an outstanding center of science.

Halls of residence or a flat in the trendy  Glockenbachviertel? Finding accommodation in Munich is difficult – but not impossible. Average rents are higher than any other city in Germany and there is a shortage of accommodation. That is why TUM helps its students and staff to find somewhere to live. After all, we don’t want to lose any talented prospects Accommodations in Munich

The Alps almost seem to be within touching distance when warm foehn winds blow from the south.
The Alps almost seem to be within touching distance when warm foehn winds blow from the south.Image: Fotolia

Munich is home to Germany’s largest university sports community, based at the facilities built for the 1972 Summer Olympic Games. With 90 different sporting activities ranging from beach volleyball and swimming to yoga, there is something for every inclination and ability. Munich university teams regularly take to the podium in national, European and world intervarsity competitions. TUM's sporting program

Lift-off: Start of the 2012 mentoring year.
Lift-off: Start of the 2012 mentoring year.

The TUM family just wouldn’t be the same without our alumni. As mentors, they actively share their experience with the next generation. They support the university as foundation benefactors or sponsors and maintain contact with former fellow students throughout the world. Alumni & Career bring the different generations together in a variety of ways. These  include mentoring opportunities, further training for our graduates and a Career Service. Over 40,000 TUM alumni from Germany and abroad are already active members of the TUM network. Our graduates have set up TUM alumni clubs in every corner of the globe. Alumni Network

Discover the spirit of research.
Discover the spirit of research.Image: Uli Benz

See what student life is really like with “Explore TUM” – our interface between school and university. We offer many opportunities for school-goers to get a taste of life at TUM. Pupils TUM

Research at the Deutsches Museum: How do you build a robot? How can you locate the stars in the night sky? What do sounds “look” like? Science becomes hands-on at TUMLab, TUM’s experimental lab for school pupils and teachers at the Deutsches Museum.

Contact

Technical University of Munich
Arcisstr. 21
D-80333 München
Tel. +49 89 289 01
www.tum.de

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