Studying at TUM?

Technische Universität München (TUM) is one of the largest technical universities in Germany and one of the most nationally and internationally renowned academic institutions. TUM offers 173 courses of stu­dy, with nearly 30 English-language Master's programs. 41,500 students are enrolled in the TUM's 15 departments, with international students accounting for about 29% of the student body.

Portrait: The Technical University of Munich – 150 years culture of excellence

The scientific curriculum at Technische Universität München (TUM) includes courses in natural sciences, engineering, medicine, life sciences and social sciences. Teaching and research are carried out in three locations: Munich, Garching and Weihenstephan. Degree programs offered at TUM

Who knows what it's really like on campus? What do the terms "teaching" and "research" really mean? And can I try it out? We offer many possibilities to shadow life at TUM before applying for study. ExploreTUM is our way of connecting schools with the university. More

Student Advising for Undecided Students

Are you having trouble deciding on a course of study, or are you unsure of whether the TUM is the right university for you? We'd be delighted to help you choose the right path!

TUM's central Student Advising Service is an important point of contact for students and applicants. The TUM Student Advising Service offers personalized advice by telephone or in person on the following topics:

  • TUM degree programs
  • The structure of specific programs and areas of specialization
  • Student orientation
  • Application and acceptance
  • Admission without a school-leaving certificate
  • Transitioning from a Bachelor's to a Master's program
  • Changing programs or terminating studies
  • Dual degrees

Departmental Advising on Courses of Study and Testing

studium MINT acquaints you with TUM and provide insight into TUM’s schools and departments. The program is designed to help participants make an informed decision about their choice of bachelor’s program, as well as to facilitate later entry into a degree program. 

studium MINT
Start of programsummer semester (April)
Duration1 semester
Primary locationGarching-Forschungszentrum
Disciplinary focusengineering and technical sciences