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.

Fit for TUM 2020

The next service fair Fit for TUM will take place from October 5th till 9th 2020 in the form of virtual events with the several service departments of TUM presenting their offers.

Program calendar Fit for TUM 2020

Registration: You can register for each presentation individually via the respective link in the program.

Many new impressions and challenges come along as your first semester at TUM starts. Get to know important contacts for all questions and challenges regarding your studies.

Would you like to further expand your skills and competencies, take a language course, or be active in sports? Find out more about programs and courses to upgrade your everyday student life.

Would you like to study abroad, learn a new language or exchange ideas with other international students? Are you an exchange student at TUM and need support or advice at the beginning of your studies? Find out more here.

Are you looking for further opportunities to grow and learn beyond your own field of study? Do you need tips for implementing your own project idea or support for starting your career? Get to know student networks and additional course programs here.

Would you like to help shape university life, get involved in politics at university level or help organize one of the largest student career fairs in Germany? Get to know the wide range of projects and support from students for students.

Do you need help with financing your studies? Would you like to develop your own project or found a start-up? Find out more about funding and scholarship programs here.
 

Program Fit for TUM 2020

The virtual presentations will be held with the conference tool Zoom. There is no limitation for the number of participants for the presentations. You will find the respective link for registration here from mid-September.

Monday, 05.10.2020

The Studentenwerk München (Munich Student Union) offers helpful services for students such as financial help (BAföG, scholarships etc.), canteens & cafeterias, nurseries, residential homes and an advisory network

Click here to register.

Catholic Academic Society (KHG)

Find out more about the KHG, the university community on the Munich campus. The offers of KHG are open and independent of denomination and religious affiliation. The KHG offers rooms, events and opportunities to meet on campus for students, teachers and institutions. In the KHG you can take a break, cook yourself a meal or use the rooms for study groups and for learning.

Protestant Academic Society (EHG)

You would like to meet new people and exchange views in a Christian community? The Protestant Academic Community (EHG) at TUM is open to students, employees and teachers of all Munich universities and organizes a wide range of events like parties, workshops and seminars. You will find support here in difficult phases of life, for example with exam stress or family problems. Find out more about what the EHG has to offer.

Click here to register.

Are you interested in studying philosophy and want to find out what is meant by studying with the Jesuits? Get to know the Munich School of Philosophy and find out about its range of study programs and further specialization opportunities. As of winter semester 2019/20, TUM students will have the opportunity to visit lectures at the Munich School of Philosophy in order to get to the bottom of the fundamental questions of ethics, responsibility, and meaning.

Language of presentation: German

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Tuesday, 06.10.2020

You recently moved to Munich and need to register your new place of residence here? You want to apply for a passport or extend your visa? The Kreisverwaltungsreferat (KVR) is an authority of the Munich city administration with a wide range of responsibilities. Among other things, the security authority, the regulatory office, the passport and ID card authority, the registry office, the electoral office and the foreigners office are part of the KVR. Learn more about the Kreisverwaltungsreferat as well as the online appointment booking.

Click here to register.

Are you an international newcomer? New study program, new university, new home, new country and being you in a new environment – we can imagine there is a lot you want to talk about. We want to support you in meeting your new challenges. Our long experience with international students at TUM helps us to understand and guide you. Find out in what ways our student advisers could help you!

Language of presentation: English

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Find out more about one of the largest student career fairs in Germany! IKOM, 100 volunteer students of TUM, organizes four career forums and other free events every year, which promote personal contact between students, graduates and companies.

Click here to register.

How can students be introduced to scientific thinking and research and be enabled to make their own contributions at the same time? How can excellent research and teaching be linked? Find out more about higher education pedagogy, teaching development, digital infrastructure for modern teaching and study skills for students. Learn more about the programs and services of the central academic facility of TUM ProLehre | Media and Didactics.

Click here to register.

Would you like to plan and implement your own project idea? Are you looking for a scope to develop and carry out your project and for possibilities to personally grow and learn further beyond your own area of subject? TUM: Junge Akademie is TUM's scholarship program for exceptionally talented and dedicated students who are enthusiastic about the world of science at an early stage.

Click here to register.

 

Wednesday, 07.10.2020

You want to help shape university life and get involved in politics at university level? The Student Council of TUM (AStA) is elected by representatives from all student councils. Among other things, AStA is invovled in university politics, organizes parties or projects and provides support for students.

Language of presentation: English

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How are science, technology and society related? Which research groups, projects and academic programs address this interdisciplinary relationship? The Munich Center for Technology in Society (MCTS) is an Integrative Research Center at the Technical University of Munich. As one of the most prominent centers for Science and Technology Studies (STS) in Germany, it is dedicated to understanding and reflexively shaping the multiple interactions between science, technology and society.

Language of presentation: German

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Are you an exchange student at TUM and need support at the beginning of your studies? TUMinternational (TUMi for short) is the orientation and support program for international students at TUM. In addition to the orientation weeks at the beginning of each semester, you can join Länderabend or Language Café during the semester. TUMi also organizes a wide range of cultural events, including city tours, museum visits, excursions, parties and much more. Many activities are open to German students as well.

Click here to register.

Are you looking for support to realize your start-up project? UnternehmerTUM helps more than 50 high-growth technology start-ups each year and with its unique offering, it is the leading center for business creation in Europe. Find out more about the offerings of UnternehmerTUM, well-known start-ups, innovation partnerships and the MakerSpace in Garching.

Language of presentation: German and English

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Thursday, 08.10.2020

Where are the branch libraries located and how does the borrowing work? Do I need a library card? Can I access books and media online? Find out more about TUM’s University Library and important topics such as borrowing and ordering, study areas and facilities, offered courses and the library's online catalogue.

Language of presentation: English

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Would you like to learn a foreign language, receive a language certificate or need professional help with your thesis? The TUM Language Center plays a central role in the internationalization of TUM. Find out more about the various courses in 17 languages, academic writing consulting, tandem learning and the numerous opportunities offered by the TUM Language Center for global learning and intercultural communication.

Language of presentation: English

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The Center for Digital Technology and Management (CDTM) is a joint institution of the two universities in Munich, the Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München (LMU) and the Technische Universität München (TUM). Learn more about CDTM’s interdisciplinary add-on study program “Technology Management”. Further, find out about its research on new technologies of high economic relevance and its cooperation with renowned partners.

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Friday, 09.10.2020

Do you need help starting a career in Germany or abroad? Would you like to get in touch with TUM alumni? Find out more about the TUM network, Women of TUM, mentoring programs with alumni, support for career orientation and events organized by Alumni & Career.

Click here to register.

Are you looking for possibilities to be physically active and exercise to balance out the stressful and inactive student lifestyle? Yoga, stand-up paddling, fencing, climbing, beach volleyball, swimming - the ZHS offers a huge range of classes. Whether you prefer to learn the basic steps of classical ballet or want to take part in student sports competitions - there is really something for everyone. Find out about the varied course program and course booking by the University Sports Center (ZHS).

Language of presentation: German

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Would you like to study abroad for a semester or are you planning an internship abroad? The Global & Alumni Office is your central hub to learn about international exchange opportunities, as well as the university's worldwide partnerships and networks. Find out more about exchange and grant programs such as Erasmus+ or TUMexchange and discover TUM’s exchange offers for internationals.

Language of presentation: German

Click here to register.

Further offers

Where do you get information from students for students? Where do you find answers to questions about your faculty and where do you get help with Moodle and TUMonline? The departmental student councils (Fachschaften) are an important contact for all questions and problems regarding your studies – and even before. They consist of students who represent the student body of a faculty vis-à-vis the faculty and university management. They also organize several events for new students and are always happy to welcome new members.

Would you like to invest your varied talents and creative ideas into research projects – in groups like AkaModell, TUfast, Hummingbird and WARR? Than get in contact with the various student research groups at TUM.

Would you like to get involved in a project or initiative like business consulting to development cooperations? Would you like join a student choir or learn more about Nightline Munich? Or would you like to start a project, initiatives and clubs on your own? Find out about student life at TUM and where you can get involved!

Do you have difficulties balancing your studies, a flexible part-time job and friends or family? TUM4Health is an exclusive and wide offer for TUM students, with the aim of making TUM an outstanding health-promoting university. TUM4Health is an exclusive and extensive offer for TUM students with the aim of making TUM an outstanding health-promoting university. The focus is placed on developing and strengthening of individual resources, health awareness and on changing the individual living environment. Find out more about the offers of TUM4Health - the student health management of the Technical University of Munich.

Looking for a suitable scholarship? A variety of foundations offer grants to students at all levels of study and eligibility is not limited to students with outstanding marks. Find out more about TUM scholarships and funding opportunities.

Contact: servicemesse(at)tum.de

We look forward to your registration for the virtual events of the service fair!