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Studying and researching at the TUM — supported by a TUM scholarship.
Studying and researching at the TUM — supported by a TUM scholarship.

TUM Scholarships

Are you looking for a suitable scholarship? The scholarship programs described below are offered direct through the TUM. 

Who Can Qualify: currently-enrolled undergraduates and graduates with non-German university entrance certificates
Scholarship Amount: one-time financial aid of €500 to €1,500 per semester
Qualification Requirements: good academic record (merit), proven need (low income)

General Scholarships

Who Can Qualify: currently-enrolled undergraduates and graduates with university entrance certificates from Germany
Scholarship Amount: one-time financial aid of €150 to €1,000 per semester
Qualification Requirements: completion of at least two semesters at the TUM, good academic record (merit), proven need (low income)

Who Can Qualify: currently enrolled undergraduates and graduates with university entrance certificates from Germany or abroad
Scholarship Amount: €300 per month
Qualification Requirements:Primary criteria are academic achievement and aptitude. Social engagement, a sense of responsibility and special circumstances such as physical handicaps or a minority status (immigrant background) are also taken into consideration

Who Can Qualify: currently-enrolled undergraduates and graduates with university entrance certificates from Germany or abroad
Scholarship Amount: (single scholarships and financial aid for travel) one-time scholarship between €150 and €450
Qualification Requirements: Students demonstrating financial need, who have completed at least four semesters at the TUM

Who Can Qualify: undergraduate and graduate students of the School of Mechanical Engineering (in the field of thermal engineering) with university entrance certificates from Germany or abroad
Scholarship Amount: up to €550 per month
Qualification Requirements:applicants should demonstrate an above-average academic performance

Various scholarship programs are available at TUM for your planned stay abroad. For more information, visit the TUM International Center.

Applying for a DAAD scholarship extension

The application form for DAAD grant extensions is no longer available as a publicly accessible download, nor will requests for postal delivery be accepted. DAAD grant holders must log into the DAAD portal using their personal ID and password to download the extension application form.

Learning Materials and Printing Costs

Who Can Qualify:currently-enrolled undergraduates and graduates with university entrance certificates from Germany or abroad
Scholarship Amount: financial aid for books and learning materials between €100 and €500
Qualification Requirements: academically-outstanding students or students demonstrating financial need, who have completed at least two semesters at the TUM

Who Can Qualify: doctoral candidates
Scholarship Amount: €100 to €400 in financial aid to help cover dissertation printing costs
Qualification Requirements:dissertation with a final grade of at least "magna cum laude"; depending on applicant's income

Conference Participation and Research Projects

Who Can Qualify: doctoral and post-doctoral candidates
Scholarship Amount: up to €1,500 for conference participation and up to €5,000 for research projects
Qualification Requirements: applicants are chosen based on academic performance

Contact Scholarships

Student Service Center
Scholarship Office

Marlene Schneider
Tel +49 89 289 22252
Fax +49 89 289 22809
stipendien@zv.tum.de


Office hours:
Mon. to Fri. 9 am -12 pm
Mon., Tues., Thurs. 1 - 4 pm

Where? Arcisstr. 21 (main campus, city center),
Rooms 0157 and 0159

For questions regarding scholarships for stays abroad, please contact the TUM International Center.

Haven’t found the right scholarship program?

The following online services provide a good overview of funding opportunities.

Stipendium Plus
Twelve Federal Ministry of Education and Research scholarships for outstanding students

Stipendienlotse
Scholarship database of the Federal Ministry of Education and Research

mystipendium.de
FREE database of private companies with more than 1,200 funding opportunities

Contact Scholarships

Student Service Center
Scholarship Office

Marlene Schneider
Tel +49 89 289 22252
Fax +49 89 289 22809
stipendien@zv.tum.de


Office hours:
Mon. to Fri. 9 am -12 pm
Mon., Tues., Thurs. 1 - 4 pm

Where? Arcisstr. 21 (main campus, city center),
Rooms 0157 and 0159

For questions regarding scholarships for stays abroad, please contact the TUM International Center.

Haven’t found the right scholarship program?

The following online services provide a good overview of funding opportunities.

Stipendium Plus
Twelve Federal Ministry of Education and Research scholarships for outstanding students

Stipendienlotse
Scholarship database of the Federal Ministry of Education and Research

mystipendium.de
FREE database of private companies with more than 1,200 funding opportunities