Studying at the Technical University of Munich

The Technical University of Munich (TUM) combines academic education at the cutting edge of current research with a lifelong commitment to education and an entrepreneurial mindset. Its unique range of disciplines includes engineering, natural sciences, life sciences, medicine, political and social sciences as well as management. As one of eleven German Universities of Excellence, it is one of the most renowned technical universities globally.

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Orientation and try-out opportunities for high school students


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

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.

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

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

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

Didactics, quality management, calls for proposals: all about teaching at TUM

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

With the TUM Institute for LifeLong Learning, we offer a wide range of opportunities to support lifelong learners.

Our network for founders: Start-up consulting, research and qualification services

News from the Campus

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    Welcome to TUM!

    President Hofmann greets first-semester students in person on campus

    University President Prof. Thomas F. Hofmann finds it "the best event of the year": On Monday he was able to welcome thousands of new students to the Technical University of Munich (TUM) during the first-semester reception on the Garching campus. For the first time, as many as approximately 14,000 students have matriculated for the 2021 winter semester at TUM. 4,000 of the new students won in the lottery for party invitations and gathered together outdoors in front of the TUM Department of Mathematics.

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    Well equipped for apartment hunting

    Chiu-Li Tseng gives tips for finding accomodation and introduces TUM Living

    Anyone new to university, perhaps even coming to Germany for the first time, is initially faced with the challenge of finding an apartment at the place of study. This is not easy, especially in and around Munich. At TUM, however, there is plenty of support for students looking for a place to live. In this interview, Chiu-Li Tseng introduces some of the services and gives valuable tips on how to successfully find a room.

  • Kirsten Bannert, part of the TUM General Student Advisory Service
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    "Encourage and be approachable"

    Mental Health Action Week

    "We want to make sure that the topic of mental health is visible and talked about," says Kirsten Bannert, the organizer of the TUM4Mind project. This fall we will organize the third digital "Mental Health" action week. From November 8 to 12, 2021, there will be numerous interactive online workshops, in German and in English.

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    TUM grows to 48,000 students

    International enrollments at new all-time high

    The Technical University of Munich (TUM) continues to attract talented people from all over the world. As in the previous year, around 14,000 new students have enrolled in the approximately 180 degree programs offered in Munich, Garching, Freising, Straubing and Heilbronn. The number of students has now topped the 48,000 mark for the first time, with the share of international students at a record level of 38 percent.