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.
Info Session on Finding Accomodation
Finding accommodation is an essential topic when you move to a new city. During this session, we will 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, register at the Residence Registration Office etc.
Here you can download the presentation (PDF, 599 KB).
Most of the student halls of residence are run by the Munich Student Union (Studentenwerk München). There are also halls run by social and private organizations. The university itself does not run any halls of residence. Halls of residence
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
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