Coronavirus/COVID-19: Current information

We continue to face a multitude of challenges due to the coronavirus pandemic. Together, we can turn this situation to our advantage and make a meaningful contribution to the success of the current generation of students and our university as a whole – and, above all, get ourselves safely through these challenging times.

Critical information in brief (as of 1 May, 2022)

  • 3G rule and checks: The 3G requirement and compliance checks ceased to apply on April 2022, This applies to both course meetings and examinations, to employees and guests on all TUM campuses. This means that there will no longer be a 3G requirement for accessing TUM premises.
  • Face masks recommended: Pending further information on the extension of the mask requirement, we urgently and emphatically recommend the use of FFP2 masks on all TUM premises where the minimum distance of 1.5 meters cannot be maintained.
  • Home office: A framework agreement between TUM and the General Employee Council governing remote working and including options for ‘Telearbeit’ and ‘mobiles Arbeiten’ went into effect on 1 May 2022. Details: HR FAQ
  • Studying, teaching, exams: Find all current regulations on
  • Vaccines work: Make use of the public vaccination campaigns and the TUM vaccination campaign.
  • Corona-Warn-App: We recommend all students and employees to use the Corona-Warn-App (CWA) provided by the Robert Koch Institut. What should you do if you see a red tile? Please follow the CWA team's instructions when the "increased risk" status is displayed.
  • Urgent request for support – Volunteer for a Contact Tracing Team (CTT): To reinforce the health authorities in the pandemic response, TUM is asked to nominate staff members on an ongoing basis. Details on CTT deployment

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

Corona FAQ provided by the TUM Health and Safety Department, with link to further ressources for employees. Corona FAQ (English version)

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. Library Services during the Corona Pandemic

We continue to recommend that employees adhere to well-known hygiene measures and make use of available vaccination programs.

  • maintain distance: at least 1.5 m from other persons
  • washing your hands regularly
  • regular ventilation
  • Testing requirements: Information for students and employees


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.

You work or study at TUM and have symptoms, have had contact with a person who tested positive, have tested positive yourself or are in quarantine for other reasons (i.e. after travel)? You are a supervisor and have knowledge of infected persons, suspected or contact cases, or require assistance with an inconclusive case?

If so, please follow the guidelines of the TUM administrative office for Health, Safety, Radiation Protection at

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

Central Services

TUM Schools and Departments

Visit the websites of the TUM Schools and Departments for the current regulations.

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