Virtual First-Years’ Event: Welcome@TUM

In the lives of our youngest members of the TUM family a new and inspiring era begins, and President Thomas F. Hofmann warmly welcomes them to our great university – with our first-years’ welcome event “Welcome@TUM”! In order to protect everyone’s health during the pandemic, our traditional first-years’ welcoming will this year take place in a virtual, but equally exciting format.

Recording of the live stream from November 2, 2020

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President Thomas F. Hofmann hosted the first virtual First-Years’ Event. A variety of content awaited the audience:

  •     Welcome and speech by President Thomas F. Hofmann
  •     Introduction to the TUM campuses
  •     First impressions of TUM research
  •     Introduction to the student council
  •     Live studio talk between the president and students on the topic: The Future of Learning
  •     Insights into student life at TUM
  •     Messages from first-year students

What to do when you start your studies

We want you to get the best possible start to your studies. On this page you will find offers to get to know your campus, to network with other students and much more: Welcome at TUM.