Current Information – Coronavirus SARS-CoV-2

  • Wearing masks and registering with the Contact-Tracing-System QRONITON is mandatoy.
  • The lecture period in the winter semester 2020/21 starts on 02 November 2020 and ends on 12 February 2021. An exception applies to medicine.
  • Please take note of the preconditions to participate in exams, lectures or seminars with up to 30 participants on campus during the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • Applicants for Master's programs who do not receive final graduation documents of their undergraduate program (e.g. Bachelor's degree) in time for enrollment due to the corona situation can also be provisionally enrolled for the winter semester 2020/21 with a final transcript or a preliminary diploma.Certified copies of the final graduation documents must be submitted within the winter semester 2020/21. Further information on application and registration can be found here.
  • Due to the current situation with the coronavirus SARS-CoV-2, our service points and other offices are only partially open for the public. You can also contact us by email or by telephone.
  • Please follow the instructions regarding notification if you develop corona symptoms, have been tested positive respectively have had contact with a person tested positive, or have entered the country from a risk area. Detailed information can be found at

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 28062
Fax +49 89 289 22809

Personal consultation:

Personal consultation hours are cancelled until further notice.

Further information on scholarships

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