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View of the stairwell in the guesthouse of the Technical University of Munich, a listed building in the Schwabing district of Munich
The university guesthouse is located close to the English Gardens. It mainly accommodates Fellows of the TUM Institute for Advanced Study (TUM-IAS).Image: Astrid Eckert / Andreas Heddergott

Guesthouses for visiting international academics

Many international scientists come to the Technical University of Munich (TUM) for research visits. The university can offer them a limited number of apartments in different guesthouses.

Fritz and Lotte Schmidtler guesthouse of the university

A listed building in Art Nouveau style located between Münchner Freiheit and the English Gardens, in the Schwabing district of Munich, which was donated to the university by Fritz and Lotte Schmidtler.

  • 4 apartments and 1 studio, fully furnished and fitted out
  • Size: 24 to 83 m2
  • Length of stay: 2 weeks to 6 months
  • Fellows of the TUM Institute for Advanced Study (TUM-IAS) have priority

Details of guesthouse on TUM-IAS homepage

Internationales Begegnungszentrum München (IBZ)

The university provides apartments for international visiting academics at the IBZ, also in the Schwabing district of Munich.

  • 12 apartments for guests of TUM, furnished and fully fitted-out
  • Size: 1.5 to 4 rooms
  • Length of stay: Up to 12 months (individuals) or 18 months (families)

Contact the Welcome Center for International Researchers at TUM

Oskar von Miller Forum

Scientists in Residence:The Oskar von Miller Forum (OvMF) welcomes outstanding guest academics from the Civil, Geo and Environmental Engineering and Architecture departments as scientists in residence. Acting as mentors, they spend time with the undergraduates and doctoral candidates staying at the OvMF as scholarship recipients. The intention of this program is to support the next generation of civil engineers, environmental engineers, architects and construction technicians. Apply to become a scientist in residence

Doctoral candidates and students of TUM studying architecture and civil engineering are supported by the OvMF scholarship program. The OvMF provides apartments for scholarship recipients. Apply for a scholarship

Other accommodation options

The university welcome a large number of guest researchers every year, but our quota of guesthouse apartments is limited. We can help you with alternative accommodation options: