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Current Information - Coronavirus SARS-Cov-2 - Covid-19

  • Due to the current situation, the application deadline for master’s degrees has been extended until 30 June 2020 for winter semester 2020/21. 
  • Due to the current restrictions in university operations, we currently cannot make any statement as to whether it will be possible to move to Germany and start a degree program in the 2020 summer semester. Therefore, we recommend that international degree seeking students who have received admission for the summer semester 2020 defer their studies to the winter semester 2020/21. Admission to the program will remain valid for the winter semester 2020/21. To defer your studies, you need to submit a new application via TUMonline during the regular application period for winter semester 2020/21 and upload your documents. You can find further information on how to defer the start of your degree program on our website. We ask our exchange students to follow the instructions provided by the TUM Global & Alumni Office.

Due to the current situation with the coronavirus SARS-CoV-2, our service points and other offices will remain closed at least until the end of May 2020. Please contact us by email instead. Most requests can be handled without personal contact. 

Please be sure to check our info-website on current measures regularly for updates.

Student Financial Aid

For students who are unable to cover living expenses and tuition fees either on their own or with financial assistance from their parents, various alternatives are available, including student loans and scholarships. If you are uncertain which options are best suited to your situation and would like advice, following are the important points of contact regarding student financial aid.

The Munich Student Union offers a comprehensive range of information and advice in the area of student financial aid.

  • Government student loans
    The Munich Student Union can answer general questions regarding the German government student loan program "BAföG". They can also help if you are having initial problems with your BAföG application.

  • Education loans
    Students interested in borrowing money to finance their education can take advantage of the free and independent advice offered by the student union. Regardless of the program or financial institute involved, we encourage you to utilize this service before assuming a large debt!

For more detailed information, go to the
Munich Student Union website.

The Scholarship Office is your starting point for all questions related to scholarship alternatives. The office determines the appropriate point of contact for the various programs and offers direct advice regarding the following scholarships::

  • Maximilianeum Foundation,
  • Doctoral program funding,
  • Oskar-Karl-Forster program (financial aid for textbooks)
  • Scholarships created through TUM endowment funds
  • Scholarships for international students

TUM Center for Study and Teaching - Scholarship Office
Ms. Po Sang Lam

Tel +49 89 289 22252
Fax +49 89 289 22809

Personal consultation:
Monday to Friday 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

How to find us: Arcisstr. 21 (main campus in the center of Munich),
room 0157 and 0159.

Further information

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