Administration and Service Institutions

Professional teams in research management, administration and technical operations support our staff in all areas of their daily work.

TUM Board of Management

Oversees the operation of our university. Its members are responsible for TUM’s policy objectives and dynamic development: entrepreneurial • transdisciplinary • inclusive

TUM Board of Management

Presidential Office

Serves as the central hub of university governance, coordinating strategic issues across the university. It also oversees the central university boards and coordinates all activities of the TUM Board of Management.

Presidential Office

Office: SEVP Human Resources, Administration & Finance

Provides organizational and conceptual support to the SEVP Human Resources, Administration & Finance in managing and steering a modern, efficient university administration.

SEVP Office

Strategy and Excellence Development

Implements TUM AGENDA 2030 and pursues the strategic development of excellence at TUM.

Strategy and excellence development

Faculty Recruiting

Supports the President in the recruitment, integration, and career development of professors.

Faculty recruitment and career advancement

Compliance Office

Ensures the integrity and transparency of research, teaching and innovation based on the TUM Code of Conduct, the TUM Respect Guide, and the Statute on Safeguarding Good Academic Practice.


Sustainability Office

Sets strategic goals of sustainability and climate protection together with staff and students for a future-proof university.


Central administration and staff units

Human Resources

Manages TUM's central personnel affairs and supports employees and their supervisors in all matters relating to employment.

Personnel (ZA 2)


Manages the university’s finances, from budgetary and third-party funds, staff positions and travel expenses to tax matters and financial accounting.

Finance (ZA 3)

Real Estate

Manages the construction and building operations of the various campuses to provide the best possible structural and technical infrastructure for research and teaching.

Real estate (ZA 4)

Legal Office

Advises on a wide range of legal issues, drafts and negotiates contracts (e.g. research cooperations), and manages TUM's legal affairs.

Legal Office (ZA 5)

Diversity & Equal Opportunities

Shapes the university's gender and diversity strategy and supports students and staff with programs, events, and family services.

Diversity & Equal Opportunities

Internal Audit

Provides independent audit and consulting services for the university administration and audits the university’s use of funds and disbursing offices.

Internal Audit

IT Security

Ensures the availability, confidentiality and integrity of the IT infrastructure through policies and recommendations, and monitors compliance.

IT Security

Administrative Offices

Controlling, Organization and Planning

Manages the university's development in terms of planning, performance, and resources using business management tools and provides university-wide statistics.

Controlling, Organization & Planning (HR 1)

Corporate Communications Center

Communicates the TUM brand strategically and across all media through a range of digital channels and international media relations.

CCC (HR 2)

Global & Alumni Office

Advises and assists on issues related to international exchange, partnerships and networks, and offers various mobility and funding programs.

Global & Alumni Office (HR 3)

Office for Research and Innovation

Advises and assists on issues related to international exchange, partnerships and networks, and offers various mobility and funding programs.

TUM ForTe (HR 4)


Consults with university sponsors in all questions of how they can be of service to education and science at TUM.

Fundraising (HR 5)

Health, Safety and Radiation Protection

Provides support in the areas of occupational health and safety, safety issues such as genetic engineering or the transportation of hazardous materials, and is responsible for fire and rescue services on the Garching campus.

Health, Safety & Radiation Protection (HR 6)

School Offices

Perform an array of administrative functions, including HR and student services.

Computation, Information and Technology Engineering and Design Natural Sciences

Life Sciences Medicine and Health Management Social Sciences and Technology

Services Directory: Administrative information A-Z

A comprehensive glossary of the University's administrative services, with detailed descriptions of procedures and links to the necessary forms (in German)

Dienstleistungskompass (MyTUM portal)

Central Service Institutions

University Library

Offers extensive onsite and digital resources (such as e-journals, e-books, databases), training, bibliometrics, research data and publishing services (including open access).

University Library

IT Services

Provides a wide range of services, including software and support, and maintains the university's IT infrastructure, is provided by the ITSZ and other facilities.

IT: Service Center (ITSZ)

Center for Study and Teaching

Bundles all services related to studies at TUM and provides support to teaching staff and institutions in the development and quality management of degree programs.

CST: Departments

University Sports Center

Offers sports and health classes, free training, and competitive sports for members of all Munich universities, whether on our campus in the Olympic Park, outdoors on Lake Starnberg, or in the mountains.

ZHS Munich

Language Center

Enhance academic and professional language skills: language classes, intercultural communication, tandem programs, writing advice and coaching in German and English, and much more.

Language Center


Collects documents, records, and objects significant to the history of TUM. Records from research, teaching, and administration that are no longer in use are to be made available to the archive.


Institute for LifeLong Learning: Facilities and Programs

Lifelong Learning at a glance

IL³ offers continuing education for professionals to enhance their skills and remain competitive in a fast-paced technological world.

Institute for LifeLong Learning

People Development

Continuing education, knowledge exchange, and networking for TUM employees, from administrative staff to newly appointed professors,with programs such as TUM horizons or Faculty@TUM.

People Development

Executive & Professional Education

Programs combining the latest in theory and practice for executives and professionals at all career levels and from diverse industries.

Executive & Professional Education

ProLehre | Media and Didactics

Services for the modern university classroom, including certificate programs, the development of new learning formats, digital tools such as Moodle, and media production through video and design teams.


Center for Educational Technologies

Developing, testing and optimizing cutting-edge educational technologies: Interdisciplinary teams explore the use of digital tools for teaching and learning and make them available to TUM teaching staff.

EdTech Center

Center for Culture and Arts

Bringing new perspectives to science and technology through the arts, with on-campus events, a teaching program, and serving as a contact point for campus cultural clubs.

CCA program

Further university-wide offers (A-Z)

Alumni & Career

Connects students with experienced alumni in their professional lives, provides career entry support, and builds a network for the global TUM community.

Alumni & Career

Vocational Training Center

Vocational training in more than 20 non-academic professions, with central support for trainees and training institutions.


Corporate Design

Design guide and business supplies, from templates to rules for online and print media.

Corporate Design

Graduate School

Training, support and advising for doctoral candidates, as well as a wide range of services for supervisors, the schools and all units involved in the doctoral process.

Graduate School (GS)

Teaching and Quality Management

Provides resources and support for teaching staff, and ensures the high quality of all TUM degree programs through a university-wide QM process.

Teaching and QM

Research Data Hub

Provides service and support for a sustainable research data management at all stages of the research cycle, including consultation, networking events, infrastructure solutions and tools.

Research Data Hub

Technology Core Facilities

Provides outstanding technical infrastructure and expertise in high-performance technologies and state-of-the-art methods for researchers across all schools.



Promotes health and wellbeing at the workplace with exercise and relaxation programs, talks, and advice from medical officers and psychological counselors.

Workplace health promotion


Find official TUM merchandise from hoodies and T-shirts to gifts and trinkets, online or at our stores in Munich (main campus), Weihenstephan and Raitenhaslach.


TUM.University Press

The university's own publishing house offers services for the publication of monographs, collective works and Diamond Open Access Journals (including hosting).

TUM.University Press

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We create an environment in which our 10,000+ staff can develop and further their talents.

Offers for employees


Advance your research with our wide range of offers for scientists.

Service for researchers


Find answers to all your questions about studying and become part of an inspiring international community.

Offers for students

Officers and representatives

Staff Council

Advocates for the interests of employees, working in a spirit of trust with their workplace for the benefit of employees and the performance of official duties.

Staff representatives

Disabled Persons Office

The Disabled Persons Office is a key contact point for TUM employees with disabilities or chronic illnesses.

Disabled Persons Office

Student Representation

From student councils to festivals, our student representation serves the interests of students in committees and university politics and enriches campus life with events and projects.

Student Representation

Research Staff Assembly

Represents the interests of academic staff, including doctoral candidates, and includes members of the School Councils and the Graduate Council.

Research Staff Assembly (Konvent)

Officers for ...

Gender Equality Officer

Advocates equal opportunities for female researchers and students, in TUM committees and as a direct contact person.

Gender Equality Officer

Equal Opportunities: Academic support staff

Contact person for gender equality issues in science management, administration and technical operations.

Equal Opportunities Officer

Disabled and chronically ill students

Counseling and support for students with special needs, including those struggling with mental health issues.



Advises and assists TUM in the professional integration of employees with disabilities and the removal of barriers.

Inclusion Officer

Data Protection

Contact persons, guidelines and support on the subject of data protection in accordance with the GDPR and BayDSG.

Data Protection Official


Deals with issues related to preventing and combating corruption in public administration.


Security Correspondent

Security clearance liaison for individuals with access to classified information.

Security Correspondent

Export Control

Export Control provides support in foreign trade (e.g. BAFA applications) and advises on proliferation risks in international research collaborations.

Export Control

Contact points

Guidance and support

Various offices and persons of trust offer guidance and support in different circumstances of your life or even crisis situations, from sexual harassment/sexualized violence to discrimination, mental and physical health and wellbeing, and academic misconduct. The Diversity & Equal Opportunities Office provides an overview.



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