Coronavirus (Covid-19): Current information

Over the past several months, we have taken a number of far-reaching measures to help stem the spread of the Covid-19 virus, to protect the health of our students, employees, and of their families, as far as possible. Collectively, we have been able to largely maintain the operating capacity of our university and to offer a regular course of study to our students during this summer semester.

Translation in progress

We are currently working on providing the recent updates to our coronavirus information page in English, too. In the meantime, please refer to the German language version on

Critical information in brief (as of August 1, 2020)

TUM will remain closed to the general public until further notice. In the interest of fairness and equal opportunity for our international student body, classes will not be held in person, as a rule.

Please inform yourself regularly about the latest developments and decisions concerning the handling of COVID-19 through the following channels:

How COVID-19 affects studies, teaching and examinations – including application for studies. Coronavirus: Studies, Teaching and Exams

All circulars from the TUM Board of Management as well as state ministry regulations (e.g. on labor law) on the MyTUM-Portal.

Flexible solutions for teaching online: advice, tutorials and courses for lecturers offered by ProLehre | Medien und Didaktik.

Constantly updated information about the library services: borrowing and returning, learning at study desks, distance and hygiene rules, extensive digital services, and more. FAQ and further details

In cases of Covid-19 infection, suspicion or contact (for returnees from risk areas see above), superiors must immediately send a notification to krisenstab-coronavirus(at) and notify the relevant state health office ( Affected persons or, if applicable, their legal guardians are to be informed of these measures. The public health authority will evaluate the given health risk and initiate any necessary measures.

The same applies to students: In cases of Covid-19 infection, suspicion or contact, you must notify krisenstab-coronavirus(at) and the relevant state health office.

For detailed information and instructions please consult the circulars from the TUM Board of Management and state ministry regulations (e.g. on labor law).

This list makes no claim to completeness. Please also check the websites of the departments and institutions that concern you regularly.

Central Services


gastronomic Services (e.G. Mensa, Cafeteria):

To contain the spread of infection the most important thing to do is to follow good hygiene practices. When working in university buildings, all possible and conceivable preventive measures and hygiene standards are to be taken into consideration, these include

For more information, refer to the hygiene tips of the German Federal Center for Health Education at, as recommended by RKI. Please also heed the signs in the TUM rest rooms.