Students on their way to TUM (Image: Eckert)
Students on their way to TUM (Image: Eckert)

Welcome Summer

Are you a newcomer at TUM in the Summer Semester? Would you like to benefit from the experiences of your fellow students? Then TUM’s Welcome Summer events are the place to be! In the week before the semester starts you can learn more about student life in Munich, get to know other students and get useful tipps. We look forward to meeting you there!

The Welcome Summer events take place at the beginning of the summer semester in April. 

Review: Program 2018

April 4, 2018 | 14:00 - 18:00

Kick-Off Event

We would like to invite you to the Kick-Off Event at Vorhoelzer Forum on the downtown campus. TUM students will share their experiences of their student life at TUM. Afterwards, you can socialize with fellow students and finish off with some refreshments.


  • What TUM students say....

My top 5 tips for starting your studies at TUM
Vincent Bautista, Master Data Engineering and Analytics

House hunting in Munich
Linda Busse-Özdemir, Master German as a Foreign Language (LMU)

Social engagement as a student
Sarah El Sheimy, Bachelor Political Science

What to expect from exam writing at TUM
Michaela Groll, Master at TUM School of Education

Intro to AEGEE & fun facts of student life in Munich and TUM
Mirek Le and Aamruth Shankar, AEGEE Munich

  • Speed-friending and buffet

Venue: Munich downtown campus, Arcisstrasse 21, Vorhoelzer Forum

April 5, 2018 | 13:00 - 16:00

Intercultural Jump-Start

"They don't mean it like that" - how to understand German university life

Studying in a foreign country is both exciting and challenging at the same time. This lecture reveals cultural characteristics in Germany. You will get intercultural advice and recommendations that will help you to survive at a German university.

Intercultural lecture
Trainer: Dr. Stefan Schmid
Language: English

Venue: Munich downtown campus, Arcisstrasse 21, building 0505, room 0540 (entrance from Luisenstrasse)

April 6, 2018 | 14:30 - 18:00

Be a Maker!

Guided Visit of UnternehmerTUM MakerSpace

Do you want to be a hands-on maker during your studies and meet other creative people? Then use the chance to get to know MakerSpace, a high-tech workshop located on the TUM Campus in Garching. Join our guided tour, learn about the MakerSpace offers, and connect with your fellow students!

At MakerSpace you can get access to machines, tools and software for prototype production and manufacturing. It is a place where you can meet a creative community, entrepreneurs and start-ups. During our visit, the MakerSpace team will show us the different areas of the workshop space. Use the chance to inform yourself about the various courses and events and discover your entrepreneurial spirit!


  • Guided tour through the MakerSpace high-tech workshop (language: English)
  • Get-together at Campus-Cneipe Garching

Venue: Garching campus, Lichtenbergstrasse 6, UnternehmerTUM/ MakerSpace