Lively discussions at the service fair (Photo: Heddergott)
Lively discussions at the service fair (Photo: Heddergott/ TUM)

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, Alumni and Career, the Munich Student Union, Departmental Student Councils, AStA (TUM Student Council Executive Committee), University Library 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 2018

The Fit for TUM 2018 took place on October 8th 2018 at Campus Munich (Arcisstrasse 21).


The presentations which were held at the service fair can now be downloaded. You can find the presentations (in English) below under the respective institution.

BAföG, canteens, residence halls and much more: Services of the Munich Student Union

Munich Student Union

Sibylle Hammer-Huba, Ingo Wachendorfer

Time: 12:00 - 12:30

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.

Webpage Student Union

Munich Student Union
Munich Student Union (Photo: Munich Student Union)

Contribute to your university! Mission and projects of the Student Council 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.

Presentation_AStA (PDF, 2.554 KB)

Contribute to your university (Photo: Heddergott)
Contribute to your university (Photo: Heddergott)

Important information for international students by the Foreigners Office (KVR)

Foreigners Office Munich (KVR)

Klaus Stechmüller

Time: 13:00 - 13:30

Fit for residence - information for international students by the Foreigners Office (KVR)

Presentation_Foreigners Office Munich (KVR) (PDF, 638 KB)

Being prepared is half the battle - the university library in a nutshell

TUM University Library

Hedwig Bäcker

Time: 14:00 - 14:30

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.

Webpage University Library

The university library at TUM (Photo: Eckert/Heddergott)
The university library at TUM (Photo: Eckert/Heddergott)

Financial aid for your studies

TUM Scholarship Office

Po Sang Lam

Time: 14:30 - 15:00

Are you looking for a suitable scholarship? Would you like to have more information about the Deutschlandstipendium at TUM (Germany's National Scholarship Program)? Who can apply for that scholarship? The Scholarship Office can inform you about possible scholarship programs.

Presentation_Scholarship Office (PDF, 601 KB)

Financial aid for your studies
Financial aid for your studies (Photo: SSZ)

How to find a student job

Alumni & Career

Anke Graf

Time: 15:00 - 15:30

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. 

Presentation_Alumni & Career (PDF, 504 KB)

(Foto: Eckert/Heddergott)
(Photo: Eckert/Heddergott)

Sports at TUM - University Sports Center Munich (ZHS)

University Sports Center (ZHS)

Time: 15:30 - 16:00

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.

Presentation_University Sports Center (ZHS) (PDF, 3.827 KB)

Sports at TUM
Sports at TUM (Photo: Astrid Eckert)

The TUM Language Center - where you can learn more than languages!

TUM Language Center

Time: 16:30 - 17:00

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.

Presentation_Language Center (PDF, 1.234 KB)

Interactive course makes learning German fun TUM (Photo: Merve Simsek)
Interactive course makes learning German fun TUM (Photo: Merve Simsek)

Going Abroad - structured exchange programs offered by the TUM International Center

TUM International Center

Time: 17:00 - 17:30

TUM stands for a cosmopolitan attitude and international scientific exchange. The international orientation of TUM is also reflected in its comprehensive offer of exchange programs and opportunities for stays abroad. Our goal is to offer each TUM student the opportunity to complete a degree program component or an internship abroad. 

Presentation_International Center (PDF, 2.026 KB)

International Programs at TUM
International Programs at TUM (Photo: SSZ)

Services of Student Advising at TUM / How do I find a place to live in Munich?

TUM Student Advising Team and Housing Search Assistance

Time: 17:30 - 18:00

Would you like to 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 Student Advising Team is here to help you throughout your studies here at TUM.

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 should help you find a suitable place in Munich.

Presentation_Student Advising (PDF, 1.160 KB)

Presentation_Housing Search Assistance (PDF, 422 KB)

Housing Search in Munich (Photo: Heddergott)
Housing Search in Munich (Photo: Heddergott)


We look forward to meeting you at the service fair!

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Monday - Thursday: 9 am - 12 pm and 1 pm - 4 pm
Friday: 9 am - 12 pm


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