Medicine (Clinical Work)

State Exam Program

Only clinical work can be done at the TUM. The first year of medical studies (pre-clinical work) is done at LMU.

TUM School of Medicine

Key Data

Type of Study
  • Full Time
Required Language Proficiency Language of Instruction
  • German
Main Locations
Admission Category Start of Degree Program
  • Winter Semester (October)
Standard Duration of Studies
(Number of Semesters)
  • 12 semesters fulltime

Information on Degree Program

Medicine (Clinical Work)
Only clinical work can be done at the TUM. The first year of medical studies (pre-clinical work) is done at LMU. It is not possible to complete the early part of your medical studies at TUM. Interested candidates in Germany must apply to the Stiftung für Hochschulzulassung (university admissions foundation) at International applicants must apply directly to LMU. All applicants who have not yet completed the federal medical exam should contact LMU for information.

Student Exchange
Students who are enrolled in medical studies at another German university can transfer to TUM. You must, however, have an exchange partner lined up in the same semester.

PY (Practical Year)

The last year of medical studies consists of the practical year (PY). During this final stage, student training revolves around working with patients.

Binding Regulations for Progression of Studies, Examinations and Application

Application and Admission

    We may require additional documents depending on the type of secondary school diploma you earned and your country of origin (e.g. GRE, GATE, APS). After completing the online application process, you will receive a list of documents you must submit to TUM.

    Current information on the maximum number of students who can be admitted to the clinical studies portion of the program can be found in the admissions statutesLMU and TUM students have admissions priority. Any spots not claimed by these students will be made available to students from other universities. 

    For specific legal provisions pertaining to admissions, see in §35 Paragraphs 2 and 3 of the Bayerischen Hochschulzulassungsverordnung [Bavarian Higher Education Admissions Regulations]

    The online application process takes place through our application portal TUMonline