Semester fees payment for the new semester at Campus Munich, Garching, Weihenstephan, TUM Asia

Whether you are commencing or continuing your studies at the TUM Campus Munich, Garching or Weihenstephan, you must pay your semester fees in the amount of 142.40 € (WiSe20/21) within the designated period before the start of each semester. The semester fees is divided into the Basic Student Union Fee and the Basic Semester Ticket.


Basic Student Union Fee

The basic fees must be paid every semester before students are permitted to enroll or re-enroll. Fees are also due for students taking leaves-of-absence from their studies. An exemption from these fees is not possible. 

The basic student union fees amount to 62 Euros per semester.

Please note: From the WiSe 20/21 the basic student union fees amount will be 75 Euros per Semester

Further information:Munich Student Union

Basic Semester Ticket

The fees for the basic semester ticket must be paid every semester before students are permitted to enroll or re-enroll. Fees are also due for students taking leaves-of-absence from their studies. Exeptions only apply to students studying in Straubing, Heilbronn or Singapur.

Basic semester ticket fees amount to 67.40 Euros per semester (from summer semester 18).

Further information:Student Union – Semester Ticket

Important notice concerning Student Cards

At the beginning of the winter semester 2020/21 on October 1st 2020, Student Cards must be validated again. Validation is only possible after enrollment for winter semester 2020/21, but then at any time.

Locations of the validating stations

The following regulations apply for the use in MVV:

  • An official ID must be carried along as before. Valid Student Card and ID together are valid as a ticket.
  • Students who are in their first semester in summer semester 2020 or winter semester 2020/21 and have not yet received a Student Card will receive their Student Card in due course. The prerequisite for this is a German residential address. If you come from abroad and have provided your foreign registration address, please send your German address to studium(at) so that we can send you your Student Card.
  • Please note that a certificate of enrollment is not a substitute for a validated Student Card.

Important information

  • Please note that the information only concerns students at the Campus Munich, Garching and Weihenstephan. Here you can find further information for students at Campus Heilbronn, Campus Straubing or about  Parallel Studies.

  • Students of TUM Asia only have to pay the Basic Student Union Fees of the Student Union Munich.
    The Basic Student Union Fee will be transferred directly from TUM Singapore. Students don´t have to transfer the fee.

  • Please note that the date of the receipt of payment is decisive for the deadline of the first-time and continued enrollment, and not the date of transfer. So please allow for sufficient processing time at the bank (3-5 working days). 

  • Extra fees are charged for some continuing education programs. For more information please visit the pages of the correspondent faculty or school.

  • For degree programs with restricted admission (NC) other deadlines apply. Here, the semester fee has to be received by TUM within 14 days after you receive the admission letter.
    Please note that the date of the receipt of payment is decisive, and not the date of transfer. So please allow for sufficient processing time at the bank (3-5 working days).

  • For the summer semester: Not later than Mar. 15
  • For the winter semester 2020/21: Not later than Sept. 15

Please pay your semester fees in full as soon as possible after notification of admission. Only after your student fees have been paid in full are you officially enrolled as a regular student at TUM. Once you are officially enrolled, you will be able to print your student documents (enrollment verification and enrollment record) or register for courses and exams.

Please be aware of the different deadlinesfor programs with restricted admission (NC).

  • For the summer semester: Not later than Feb. 15
  • For the winter semester: No later than Aug. 15

If you have not paid your semester fees within the time frame stipulated in §10 of theEnrollment, Student Fee Payment, Leaves of Absence and Withdrawal statutes(Immatrikulations-, Rückmelde-, Beurlaubungs- und Exmatrikulationssatzung), your enrollment at the university will be terminated automatically. Only after your semester fees have been paid in full will you be able to print your student documents (enrollment verification and student progress certificate) or register for courses and exams.

Please transfer the semester fee to the following account:

Payment recipient:Technische Universität München (TUM)
Bank details:Bayerische Landesbank München / BLZ 700 500 00
Brienner Strasse 18, 80333 München
Bank account no:390 11 903 15
Reason for payment:Matriculation number, Name, Semester (S20)
IBAN:DE 45700500003901190315

If you are making a bank transfer from an non-EU country, please send us a copy of your proof of payment by e-mail to studium(at)

Cash Payments at the TUM Bursar’s Office

You may pay your semester fees in cash at the Bursar’s Offices (Zahlstelle) on the Munich City Campus and the Garching campus. 

  • Bursar's Office Munich
    • Contact: Ms. Nitschke, Tel. +49 89 289 22232, E-Mail
    • Opening hours: Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 09:00 to 11:30 
    • Location: Referat 37, Arcisstraße 21, 80333 München, Room 1157
  • Bursar's Office Garching
    • Opening hours: Tuesday and Thursday, 08:30 to 11:00 (because of the current situation only open on Thursday)
    • Location: Verwaltungsstelle Garching, Walter-Meißner-Straße 2, 85748 Garching

Please note:

If, at the end of your studies, you take an examination which is allocated to the previous semester within the first week of the lecture period, and do not intend to take any courses, you do not have to re-enroll. This also applies for oral exams which are part of the mandatory examinations stipulated in the academic and examination regulations.

The student status is withdrawn at the end of the last semester you have re-enrolled in, not retroactively. For the submission of your thesis enrollment is, however, mandatory.

For the legally binding regulations, please refer to §14 of the General Academic and Examination Regulations for Bachelor's and Master's Programs at the Technical University of Munich.

Current note (only for students at the Campus Muc/Gar/WZW/HN) : If you are unsure whether you can still take the last exam in WiSe 19/20 due to cancelled exams, we recommend that you re-register and transfer the semester fee for SoSe 20 promptly. At the beginning of the SoSe 20 you can withdraw withtin a day’s notice and apply for a refund. You can send both applications (withdrawal and refund) to studium(at) until up to 5 weeks after the start of the lecture (22.05.2020).

Semester fees for the current semester can only be refunded if the condition of the Grundbeitragssatzung of the Munich Student Union is fullfilled.

Here you can find all information about the reimbursement of the semester fee.

An exemption from the obligatory solidarity contribution is available only for disabled and chronically-ill students upon submission of a formal request.

To apply for the exemption, you must show proof of your entitlement to travel free of charge in public transportation (together with addendum and token from the Ministry of Family and Social Affairs).

Applications must be submitted directly to the university in which you are enrolled. For continuing TUM students, the deadlines for submission are as follows: 15 February for summer semester; 15 August for winter semester. For first-semester students the deadlines are 15 March for summer semester and 15 September for winter semester.

Students enrolled simultaneously at both the TUM and another university (e.g. those in teacher training programs or sport and health sciences programs) should submit their application to the university in charge of their degree program.

Application for exemption from solidarity contribution (in German only)