General Student Advising

The TUM General Student Advising provides information and advice to prospective students as well as 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.

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 chat

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

I have / I will soon have a German secondary school-leaving certificate

Reasons for seeking advice can be (but are not limited to):

  • I will soon graduate from school – how do I find the course of study which is best suited to my needs and interests?
  • I found a couple of degree programs which are interesting – how do I decide which one to take?
  • I have got a vocational education and would like to study at TUM – how does it work?
  • I do not have the general qualification for university entrance – can I study at TUM? And if so, what?
  • I failed a GOP or GOP examination – what does it mean for my studies?
  • I feel like I’m not in the right degree program – what options do I have?
  • I would like to switch from another university and study at TUM – what do I have to consider?
     

Personal advising session

Make an appointment for your personal advising session by using this request form.

 

I have / I will soon have an international secondary school-leaving certificate

Reasons for seeking advice can be (but are not limited to):

  • I am an international student – how can I be admitted to TUM and what do I have to consider?
  • I am about to complete my secondary school and would like to study in Germany – how can I find the degree program that fits me best?
  • I found a couple of degree programs which are interesting – how do I decide which one to take?
  • Studying in Germany and at the TUM – what will help me adapt to the new environment?
  • I failed a GOP or GOP examination – what does it mean for my studies?
  • I feel like I’m not in the right degree program – what options do I have?
  • I would like to switch from another university and study at TUM – what do I have to consider?

 

Personal advising session

Make an appointment for your personal advising session by using this request form.

I have / I will soon have an undergraduate degree from a German University

Reasons for seeking advice can be (but are not limited to):

  • Which Master’s program is best suited to my needs and interests?
  • What goals do I want to achieve through completing a specific Master’s program?
  • What is required for admission to a TUM Master’s program? 
  • How do I transition properly from a Bachelor’s to a Master’s program?

 

Personal advising session

Make an appointment for your personal advising session by using this request form.

I have / I will soon have an undergraduate degree from an international university

Reasons for seeking advice can be (but are not limited to):

  • I am an international student – how can I be admitted to TUM and what do I have to consider?
  • I am about to complete my undergraduate degree from an international university and would like to study in Germany – how can I find the study program that fits me best?
  • I found a couple of study courses which are interesting – how do I decide which one to take?
  • Studying in Germany and at the TUM – what will help me adapt to the new environment?
  • I failed an examination – what does it mean for my studies?
  • I feel like I’m not in the right course of study – what options do I have?
  • I would like to switch from another university and study at TUM – what do I have to consider?

 

Personal advising session

Make an appointment for your 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.

Have you earned your Bachelor's degree or are you about to graduate and are interested in a Master's degree program at TUM? Would you like to learn more about the application process and the requirements for starting your Master's at TUM?

Then register for our info session! We will explain the application process step by step and answer your questions live.

Date: 08.12.2021

Time: 3 p.m. – 4 p.m.

Language: English

Schedule: 30 minutes presentation and talk, followed by 30-45 minutes open Q&A session.

Registration: Please register for the info session at events.cst.ze.tum.de/infosession-master-application/.

Have you earned your Bachelor's degree or are you about to graduate and are interested in a Master's degree program at TUM? Would you like to learn more about the application process and the requirements for starting your Master's at TUM?

Then register for our info session! We will explain the application process step by step and answer your questions live.

Date: 14.12.2021

Time: 3 p.m. – 4 p.m.

Language: German

Schedule: 30 minutes presentation and talk, followed by 30-45 minutes open Q&A session.

Registration: Please register for the info session at events.cst.ze.tum.de/infosession-bewerbung-master/.

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.

The Service Office for Disabled and Chronically Ill Students

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.

ExploreTUM

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.
 

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