How to find accommodation

It’s not easy to find a place to live in Munich – but it’s not impossible either! The Technical University of Munich (TUM) supports students and staff in their search for accommodation, providing personal advice, in-house listings and useful information to ensure that you can quickly find a place to call your own.

looking for Acoomodation in and around campus

Finding accommodation is always an important topic when people move to a new city! During this session we would like to give you some useful tips – like how to look for and apply for an advertised apartment, how to contact the property owner/manager, how to master German bureaucracy and registry Residence Registration Office etc. 

Here are the schedules and we will meet here as following:

All students: 
September 23rd: 4 pm (EN)

non-EU citizens
September 28th: 10 am (DE) 
September 30th: 4 pm (EN)



No agency fee: Apartments on offer available to students and staff of the university. Inserting an ad is free for both landlords and prospective tenants. TUM Living 

Find a place quickly: Our glossary helps you decode classified ads. And you will find helpful links on living expenses and more.
Tips for finding accommodation

Room, apartment, shared flat: Most TUM students and employees find their ac­com­modation privately. Many have made friends for life by opting for a shared flat (known as a WG in German). Private accomodation

If you’re only staying for a short time – attending a conference, or while looking for accom­modation – there are plenty of hotels and youth hostels available. Hotels and youth hostels

The university can offer a limited number of apartments to international visiting researchers: Guesthouses

Services for international researchers

How to find accommodation: We provide support and advice to international researchers who are new to our university: professors, postdocs and doctoral canidates, including isiting academics.
Make use of our services for finding accommodation

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