First-Years' Event:

For the youngest members of our TUM family, a new and inspiring phase of their lives begins, and President Thomas F. Hofmann warmly welcomes them to our university – with the first-years’ event “Welcome@TUM.”

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Highlights Welcome@TUM 2023

Retrospect: The Welcome@TUM Event 2023

The Technical University of Munich (TUM) welcomed its new students with courage for the future, free beer, pretzels and live music. 14,500 students are starting their academic journey at TUM this winter semester. A total of 52,000 young people are studying here - 44 percent of whom are international students bringing their diverse ways of thinking from over 140 countries to TUM.

More information in the press release.

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


Christoph Reitzle
Events Presidential Office


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