Welcome Summer

Are you a newcomer at TUM in the summer semester? Would you like to benefit from the experiences of your fellow students? Then TUM’s Welcome Summer events are the place to be! In the week before the semester starts you can learn more about student life in Munich, get to know other students and get useful tips. We look forward to meeting you there!

In April 2020, unfortunately there will be no Welcome Summer events.

Review: Program 2019

April 12, 2019 | 10:00 - 14:00

Welcome Workshop

Get ready for your start at TUM and in Germany

What can help me to organize my life at a German university? How can I communicate with government agencies and university administrators and more? How can I meet new people and find my way around in daily life?

Let’s talk about challenging, intercultural situations and we will tell you about contact persons at the university and for daily life in Munich.

April 16, 2019 | 14:00 - 18:00

Icebreaker Session

We would like to invite you to our icebreaker session at Vorhoelzer Forum on the downtown campus. TUM students will share their experiences of their student life at TUM. Afterwards, you can socialize with fellow students and chat over a coffee.


  • What TUM students say....

Experiences with learning German
Sanan Guliyev, Master Life Science Economics and Policy

Projects of the Student Council (AStA)
Max Hoffmann, Student Council, Environmental Project Team

Priorities, time arrangement and challenges in communication
Yunfei Zhang, Master Transportation Systems

How to find a room in Munich – personal experiences
Du Zheng, Bachelor TUM-BWL

Finding a student job: job opportunities and application
Muhammad Anees Tahir, Master Informatics

How to Munich – A guide for broke students
Josefine Kress, Master Consumer Science

Join the Network – Projects & Events of ESN TUMi (TUMinternational) Munich
Thomas Bergmann, Program Manager TUMi

  • Interactive campus tour
  • Get-together and buffet

April 17, 2019 | 13:00 - 16:00

Intercultural Jump-Start

"They don't mean it like that" - how to understand German university life

Studying in a foreign country is both exciting and challenging at the same time. This lecture reveals cultural characteristics in Germany. You will get intercultural advice and recommendations that will help you to survive at a German university.

  • Intercultural lecture
  • Trainer: Dr. Stefan Schmid
  • Language: English