General Student Advising

The TUM General Student Advising provides information and advice to prospective students and current students concerning general study-related issues, such as guidance in determining the course of study best suited to their needs and skills and support in dealing with various related challenges.

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Talking helps! Your personal advising session

The reasons to arrange an advising session with us are diverse and include: getting an overview of all course offerings, determining the course of study best suited to your interests and skills, changing your course of study, having doubts about your choice of study, facing difficulties during your studies. We take time to examine your individual situation. Working together, we develop options to help you to take decisions. In this process, we focus on your needs, experiences and skills. Most personal advising session are around 45 minutes.

Our advising service is voluntary, free of charge, confidential and neutral.

Personal advising sessions – via videocall, telephone or on site

We are currently offering our advising services via videocall, telephone or on site. Make an appointment for a personal advising session by using this request form.

Events organized by our department

During our events, you will have the chance to gather information and seek advice, no matter if you are already studying at TUM or if you are interested in studying at TUM. Below you will find an overview of upcoming events.

Additional Services offered by our department

Academic Coaching

The colleagues from Academic Coaching will support you in all situations where you are not satisfied with the progress you are making in your studies.

Sudent Advising: Studying with Special Needs

The Service Office for Disabled and Chronically Ill Students will help with all questions or problems regarding studies for people with a disability or chronic illness. The service is offered to current as well as prospective students.


Together with our schools and other institutions , ExploreTUM offers events to provide an overview of STEM subjects at TUM for prospective students as well as parents and teachers.

Departmental Student Advising

Do you have specific questions related to a course of study (e.g. questions regarding organization of your studies, internships or job opportunities)?

Please contact the departmental student academic advisor of the particular degree program:

Student Advising and Information Services

+ 49 89 289 22245 

Please observe the e-mail etiquette.

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.

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