New at the university?

Make yourself at home. To help you find your feet in your new home, we have put together some information you may find useful as you start your new job, with tips on accommodations, bus and rail season tickets, red tape and more.

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Important regulations, explanatory documents and forms:

Living room of a flat in Munich
Much slought after - and often very expensive: An apartment in MunichImage: Eckert/Heddergott

Finding accommodation in Munich and the are is difficult – but not impossible. We have put together information on the housing situation in Munich, contacts and a number of links and tips. The most important one: Start your search as early as possible. More

People waiting for the next train in Garching.
Not long to wait for the next train thanks to Munich’s well-developed transit network.Image: Kerstin Groh (MVG)

All roads lead to TUM: The website of Munich’s public transport association (MVV) will tell you how to get to the university by bus and rail. The Job­ticket is a reduced-price annual ticket for TUM employees.

A group interview at the IAS
Top brains from around the world come together at the university.Image: Andreas Heddergott

For international researchers: Support for relocation and integration in Greater Munich comes fromour International Center. Questions on the tax system, insurances or if you need a visum? The team and their website will make things clearer. Welcome Services for International Researchers

People at Vorhoelzer Forum, TUM.
The “TUM Prelude” event provides a good overview of the university.Image: Astrid Eckert

New Professors get a detailed overview of the university at our wellcome event "TUM Prelude". More

Reaching the top together: With TUM’s Dual Career Service.Image: Astrid Eckert/Andreas Heddergott

Dual career couples can take advantage of the services that are offered by the Munich Dual Career Office. The staff here can help partners get or keep their careers on track in the Munich area. More

A girl looking at a colorful wall.
Your family in good hands: TUM can advise on finding the right childcare.Image: Astrid Eckert

TUM’s Family Service can help you find the right child care and schools in Munich, also advising you on how to balance family and career. In addition, it gives advise if you are caring for a dependent relative. More

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