International Students

Anyone considering university study in Germany has a lot to think about: How can I finance my study and stay? How good must my German language skills be? Where do I apply? How do I get to know other students - and what kind of services does the Technical University of Munich (TUM) offer for international students? Here we have compiled the most important things you need to know. 

Current Information – Coronavirus SARS-CoV-2

  • As of 3 April 2022, the 3G requirement and compliance checks cease to apply.

  • Pending further information on the extension of the mask requirement, we urgently and emphatically recommend the use of FFP2 masks on all TUM premises where the minimum distance of 1.5 meters cannot be maintained.

  • Examination deadlines: study progress checks are extended again in winter semester 2021/22.

  • Please be sure to check our info-website on current measures regularly for updates.

TUM Global Week 2022

The TUM Global Week 2022 will take place from June 27 to July 1. Look forward to a varied program and the exchange with our Liaison Officers from the five liaison offices in Beijing, Brussels, Mumbai, San Francisco, and São Paulo as well as with the campus in Singapore (TUM Asia).

For more information and program details, visit www.international.tum.de/en/global/tumglobalweek/.

Infopoint: StudyWorkStay on June 29/30, 2022

On June 29 and 30, 2022, the project AMIGA – Active Migrants in the Local Labor Market of the City of Munich offers a hybrid Infopoint, where international students and prospective students can get information about studying, working and living in Munich.

  • June 29, 2022: Face-to-face event on the premises of Munich's Department of Public Order (Kreisverwaltungsreferat): Here, international students living in Munich can find out about visa, student financing, housing and job search issues. All information and registration at www.amiga-muenchen.de/en/event-info-studyworkstay-ii/.
  • June 30, 2022: Online event with LMU, TUM, HM and AMIGA: Here, international students and prospective students can find out about the different universities and institutions in short presentations and ask their questions about studying and job search in Munich. All information and registration at www.amiga-muenchen.de/en/event-info-studyworkstay/.

Finding your Place of Study

We offer 182 degree programs, including plen­ty of them in English. Here you can find information about our de­gree programs.

You are interested in ap­plying for full or part-time study? Here you can find information about the process of applying and reg­is­tra­tion.

Starting an Exchange Study Program

You are enrolled as an exchange student(Erasmus, TUM-Exchange, partner universities) at TUM? The TUM Global & Alumni Office has compiled all important in­for­ma­tion about the exchange semester at TUM.

TUM offers a broad variety of exchange programs. It is the aim to raise the mobility of German students and to offer every student the opportunity of spending a term or completing an internship abroad.

Getting Acquainted on Campus

From the first-years’ event via preliminary courses to campus tours and game nights: At TUM, there are numerous opportunities to get to know your studies and the university.

Settling into new surroundings is a lot easier if you have someone to call on for support. We will help you find someone to turn to. 

Here you will find an overview of a wide variety of events aimed in particular at international students.

Taking part in leisure activities is a great way to get valu­able advice and enjoy a spot of your home culture here in Munich.

Language and intercultural skills have become “must-haves” for many jobs. Here you can find information about our services laid on for international students.

From finding a place in a dormitory to assistance with starting a career – here you will find a wide range of information on housing and employment.

TUMint Student Relocation Service – an all-inclusive onboarding package with accommodation service for international students coming to Munich.