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Fit for TUM - Service fair for newcomers

The service fair Fit for TUM is the perfect place for newcomer students to find information on all topics concerning your student life at TUM. The fair takes place at the beginning of the winter semester in October. You can inform yourself about financial aid, accommodation and living in Munich, sports, university life and much more.

Newcomer students have the opportunity to learn about the various service departments, organisations and initiatives at TUM: International Center, TUM Language Center, Alumni and Career, University Library, the Munich Student Union, Departmental Student Councils, Student Representatives, and many more look forward to informing you about their services and offers. Moreover, you can use the chance to get to know other newcomer students entering the first semester of their studies at TUM.

Fit for TUM 2019

The service fair Fit for TUM 2019 took place on October 2nd, 2019.

Service Fair

At the service fair, you can use the chance for inidivudal consulting at the information desks where you can meet various service departments of TUM, organizations and student initiatives.

Presentations

Here you can find an overview of the presentations held at Fit for TUM 2019.

Some presentations are available online.

12:00 - 12:30 | What it takes to pass your first exams: Academic Coaching

Student Service Center – Academic Coaching

 

Time: 12:00 - 12:30

Congratulations for having been admitted to TUM and welcome to student life. We want to make sure that you have a good start and a successful first semester. Get a few ideas of what makes it easier for you to pass your first exams and where to turn for support in case you need a speaking partner.

Academic Coaching Webpage

Presentation: Academic Coaching (PDF)

12:30 - 13:00 | Contribute to your university! Mission and projects of the Student Representatives

Student Representatives

 

Time: 12:30 - 13:00

The students are an essential part of the university. Thus, they should have an appropriate voice in every important decision and arrangement concerning teaching, learning and the student life. Therefore the Student Representation plays an important role. Our aim is to improve the quality of higher education with a variety of projects and topics. In this presentation, you will learn about what exactly we are doing, why we are doing it and how YOU can get involved in developing the future of our university.

TUM Student Representatives Website​​​​​​​

Presentation: Student Representatives (PDF)

13:00 - 13:30 | BAföG, canteens, residence halls and much more: Services of the Munich Student Union

Munich Student Union

 

Time: 13:00 – 13:30 h

The Munich Student Union offers students helpful services concerning BAföG (Federal Education and Trainings Assistance Act for university students), canteens and residence halls. Our presentation will tell you more about the different activities of the Munich Student Union.

Munich Student Union Website

14:00 - 14:30 | Being prepared is half the battle - the university library in a nutshell

TUM University Library

 

Time: 14:00 - 14:30 h

Looking for a quiet place to work or having trouble finding material for a homework assignment or a project? As a TUM student you can use the facilities of the University Library, as well as comprehensive advisory and training services. In this presentation, you will find out how the university library can support you during your studies.

University Library Webpage 

14:30 - 15:00 | How to find a student job - TUM Alumni & Career

Alumni & Career

 

Time: 14:30 - 15:00 h

Many students want to support themselves financially and also gain experience by working during their studies. In this talk we provide a brief overview of where and when to look for suitable vacancies and how to master the application process.

Alumni & Career Website​​​​​​​

Presentation: Alumni & Career (PDF)

15:00 - 15:30 | Sports at TUM - University Sports Center Munich (ZHS)

University Sports Center (ZHS)

 

Time: 15:00 - 15:30

Fitness, climbing or beach volleyball – ZHS has something for everyone. ZHS sporting facilities are open to students at all universities in Munich. In this info session you will learn about our offers and participation options.

ZHS Website

Presentation: University Sports Center (PDF)

15:30 - 16:00 | The TUM Language Center - where you can learn more than languages!

TUM Language Center

 

Time: 15:30 - 16:00

The Language Center plays a central role in the TUM internationalization initiative. We offer students and staff a variety of opportunities to develop competence in foreign languages, in addition to professional communication skills, intercultural training, writing consultation and Tandem-programs. In this info session you will learn about our programs and how you can participate.

TUM Language Center Website​​​​​​​

Presentation: Language Center (PDF)

16:30 - 17:00 | Going abroad: exchange programs offered by TUM International Center

TUM International Center

 

Time: 16:30 - 17:00

TUM wants to enable as many students as possible to gain valuable international experience during their education. Whether you want to study in, for example, Singapore for a semester, do an internship in Paris, or participate in an academic short program in Lisbon – through the various exchange programs offered by TUM International Center, the world is your oyster. In this info session you will learn more about programs, through which you can spend one or two semesters abroad as part of your studies, and also about opportunities for financial support.

TUM International Center Website

Presentation: International Center (PDF)

 

17:00 - 17:30 | Talking helps! We advise and provide options! General Student Advising

Student Service Center – General Student Advising

 

Time: 17:00 - 17:30

Would you like to take a look into the future and see which direction you might go in after your Bachelor’s degree? Or do you feel like your entry into the university world involves more difficulties than you ever expected? The TUM General Student Advising Team is here to support you in dealing with the various challenges throughout your studies.

Student Service Center Website

Presentation: General Student Advising (PDF)

 

17:30 - 18:00 | How do I find a place to live in Munich? TUM Housing Search Assistance

Student Service Center - TUM Student Advising and Housing Search Assistance

 

Time: 17:30 - 18:00

Are you looking for a place to live in Munich? The TUM Housing Search Assistance provides essential information about the TUM Apartment Listings and offers basic information which aims to help you find a suitable place in Munich.

TUM Accomodation Website​​​​​​​

Presentation: Accommodation in Munich (PDF)

Presentation: Accomodation in Munich – personal experiences (PDF)

 

Contact:servicemesse(at)tum.de

We look forward to meeting you at the service fair!