Leave of Absence

Upon request, students can be granted a leave of absence from a regular course of study for important reasons.

Legal Foundation

The regulations governing leaves of absence are stipulated in sections 11 and 12 of TUM’s Enrollment, Semester Fees Payment, Leave of Absence and Disenrollment Statutesin conjunction with article 48, paragraphs 2, 3 and 4 of the Bavarian Higher Education Act.

E-Mail Subject

You can apply for a leave of absence by e-mail to studium(at)tum.de. Please print out the application, sign it and scan it as PDF. If you send a PDF-application for a leave of absence by e-mail, please write in the subject of the e-mail: "Antrag auf Beurlaubung" + your TUM matriculation number. This will speed up the processing of your application considerably. Please also send documents supporting the reason for your leave of absence directly as PDF attachments (birth certificate, internship contract, medical certificates, etc.)

Student Advising and Information Services

+ 49 89 289 22245 
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Personal advising sessions with General Student Advising by appointment

Service Desk

Campus Munich
Arcisstraße 21, Room 0144
80333 München

Monday, 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Wednesday, 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Friday, 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.