Studying at the Technical University of Munich

The Technical University of Munich (TUM) combines top-class facilities for cutting-edge research with unique learning opportunities for 45,356 students. The spectrum of disciplines represented at the uni­ver­sity includes medicine, en­gi­neer­ing, the natural and life sciences, as well as political and social sciences and management. It is one of the biggest technical universities in Germany and one of eleven German Uni­ver­sities of Excellence.

Current Information – Coronavirus SARS-CoV-2

Information and support: Choosing a program, starting at TUM and more.

Bachelor, Master and more – all our programs at a glance.

Expand your horizons and opportunities with our additional offers for students.

Our advising services for students and those looking to start a program. Talk to us!

Everything you need to know about applying to a degree program.

Our overview for international students: Formalities, application, housing and more.

Service and information for students: From deadlines and statutes to our ideas competitions.

Studying also costs money. Here you can find out what you need to know and where to find support.

From graduation documents and exmatriculation to starting a career or business.

More than lectures and exams: Immerse yourself in campus life at TUM.

News from the Campus

  •  Two students of Asian descent smile at the viewer.
    • Campus news, Studies
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    Arriving at TUM

    Information and support for international first-year students

    A new city, new people and new challenges – arriving at university can be quite exciting. This is even more true for the many international students who come to TUM every year. To help them get started in student life in Munich, Garching, Straubing or Heilbronn, there are numerous information and support services.

  • The TUM Boring Team in Las Vegas with the trophy for winning "Not-a-Boring-Competition".
    • Mobility, Studies
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    TUM Boring wins in Las Vegas

    TUM students win Elon Musk's "Not-a-Boring Competition"

    Elon Musk's "Not-a-Boring Competition" was held in Las Vegas on Sunday. Eight student teams from around the world competed against one another, drilling with boring machines they had constructed themselves. The Technical University of Munich (TUM) team, TUM Boring, managed to drill 22 of the total 30 meters necessary and came away the undisputed winner.

    • Covid-19, Campus news, Studies
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    "Come back to campus!"

    New corona regulations provide solid foundation for in-person semester

    According to Prof. Gerhard Müller, Senior Vice President for Academic and Student Affairs at the Technical University of Munich (TUM), the new corona regulations of the state of Bavaria provide a solid foundation for in-person instruction in the winter semester. At a joint press conference today with Bavaria's Minister of Science Bernd Sibler, Müller called on students to "Come back to campus!" The so-called 3G rule, according to which students must be vaccinated, recovered, or tested in order to attend classes in person, forms an essential building block of the university's planning, he said.