Coronavirus/COVID-19: Current information

In the current semester, we will 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 22 Jan 2022)

  • 2G for students – vaccinated or recovered: Only students providing proof that they are vaccinated or recovered are permitted to enter TUM buildings. For examinations, the "3G plus" rule will apply: This means that only students who can show proof that they have been vaccinated, have recovered or have tested negative with a PCR test no older than 48 hours may take part in in-person examinations. More details for students (in German)
  • 3G for employees working on site – vaccinated, recovered or negative test: Only employees providing proof that they are vaccinated, recovered, or have tested negative have access to TUM buildings. More details for employees (in German)
  • Masks required in all rooms and buildings. Further details for students and in the employees .
  • Studying, teaching, exams: Find all current regulations on
  • Home office: As of 24.11.2021, the new catalog of measures in the Infection Protection Act (Infektionsschutzgesetz) in conjunction with the 15th Bavarian Ordinance on Prevention and Control of Infectious Diseases (15. Bayerische Infektionsschutzmaßnahmenverordnung) applies. Unless there are compelling operational reasons not to do so, the option of working from home must be offered for office work or comparable activities. Employees are obligated to use the option to work from home unless there are compelling reasons for them not to do so.
  • Vaccines work: make use of the public vaccination campaigns.
  • Corona-Warn-App: We recommend all students and employees to use the Corona-Warn-App provided by the Robert Koch Institut.
  • Urgent request for support – Volunteer for a Contact Tracing Team (CTT): Volunteer for a Contact Tracing Team (CTT): To reinforce the health authorities in the pandemic response, TUM is also 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

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. Library Services during the Corona Pandemic

To contain the spread of infection the most important thing to do is to follow good hygiene practices. On university premises, 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.

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):