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The Technical University of Munich (TUM) offers students a choice of subjects that is unparalleled in Europe. The main focus is on engineering and the natural and life sciences, flanked by business and social science. In keeping with its international outlook, the university regularly introduces new English-language master's programs.

Courses

Valid as of: winter semester 2016/17

Courses by type of qualification

Courses offered as of winter semester 2016/17

Type of qualificationAmount

Total

172*
therof

Bachelor

44
Master105*
State examination12

*containing the 5 degree programs offered by TUM at the GIST / TUM Asia in Singapore

Special programs:


ProgramsTotalthereof doctorate programthereof programs at GIST in Singapore

Elite study programs

11
English-language programs4015
Continuing education programs135

Student Numbers from Winter Semester 2016/17

as of: Winter semester 2016/17

Students (total) 40.124 100%
incl. female students 13.741 34%
international students 9.661 24%

New students

as of: Winter semester 2016/17

New enrollments Students Percentage
total 12,746 100 %
thereof Undergraduates (e.g. Bachelor's),
1st subject-related semester
6,912 54%
Students in Master's programs,
1st subject-related semester
4,334 34%

Students by degree programs

as of: Winter semester 2016/17

Students currently enrolled for the following degree programs
(as of winter semester 2016/17)
No. of students
Total 40,124
Diploma 124
Bachelor 18,067
Master 15,919
State examination 2,229
Doctorate 2,477
Exchange programs 999
other degree programs 309

Students by department

as of: Winter semester 2016/17

Students by Department Students No. of female students No. of international students
Total 40,124 13,741 9,661
Architecture 1,568 880 523
Chemistry 2,017 814 400
Civil, Geo and Environmental Engineering
(formerly Civil Engineering and Surveying)
4,113 1,426 1,084
Electrical and Computer Engineering 3,881570 1,827
Informatics 4,871 853 1,589
Mathematics 1,176 387 234
Mechanical Engineering 5,087 738 1,344
Munich Center for Technology in Society (MCTS) 61 2712
Munich School of Engineering (MSE) 749 228 120
Physics 1,758 373 359
Sport and Health Sciences

2,014

1,245 87
TUM School of Governance 78 32 8
TUM School of Education 1,196 738 92
TUM School of Management 4,575 1,546 835
TUM School of Medicine 2,096 1,299 310
TUM School of Life Sciences Weihenstephan 4,884 2,585 837

Graduates

Graduations in the academic year 2015. (The academic year covers the summer semester and the preceding winter semester – e.g. 2015 academic year covers the 2014/15 winter semester and the 2015 summer semester.)

GraduationsNumberPercent

Total

8,911100 %
thereoffemale students3,02434%
international students1,54917%

Contact

Corporate Communications Center
Public Relations
80290 Munich
Tel: 089/289-22778
Fax 089/289-23388
presse@tum.de

Contact

Corporate Communications Center
Public Relations
80290 Munich
Tel: 089/289-22778
Fax 089/289-23388
presse@tum.de