Before Studying

With a degree program at the TUM School of Engineering and Design, you are choosing a young, interdisciplinary science. We focus on the potential of interdisciplinary education in current research fields, modern methodology, digital tools, and the renowned technical background of TUM. Hence, you will acquire an individual profile and be ideally equipped for the diverse future fields in research and industry.

If you want to apply your technical and creative knowledge to your profession, our degree programs offer you the best prerequisites. Our degree programs are characterized primarily by project-oriented learning in a modern high-tech environment, intensive personal support, an attractive university campus for a motivating atmosphere, and a strong sense of community.

ExploreTUM: Your Bachelor Studies at TUM

What makes the Technical University of Munich special? What can I study at TUM? And where at all? TUM is not only in Munich, but also in Garching, Freising, Heilbronn, Ottobrunn/Taufkirchen, Oberpfaffenhofen and Straubing. Do you want a sightseeing flight? Then take a look at each location from above in this video, immerse yourself in the world of science and get a taste of campus air.

From the orientation phase to the application: Offers for interested students

Our faculty offers guided tours for school classes, attractive programs for schoolgirls, information events, and individual advising. Our student advisors will help you with any questions you may have about your studies - by phone, e-mail, or in a personal conversation. 

Study programs - all offers of the TUM School of Engineering and Design (ED) at a glance

MINT Orientation certificate - Orientation and preparation for degree programs with a focus on mathematics, technology, and the natural sciences

Study support and advise - personal support of the TUM contact persons

Get to know the TUM - Lecture series

Study information day - the TUM presents itself once a year

Unitag - for high-achieving high school pupils on every Friday of the semester

Dates for prospective students - Calendar of events

MINT experience at the university - hands-on courses during the Bavarian summer vacations, exchange with students, and presentation of study opportunities. 

Workshop for schoolgirls in electrical engineering and information technology

Offers for high-achieving students 

Girl's Day - TUM opens its doors to female students from the 5th grade onwards

Individual tour - program for school classes, oriented to the interests of students

Study guidance - study orientation day at school

Never Fear - Start Engineering - Communication of technological aspects to primary schools

You are studying at a international partner university and would like to participate in an exchange program or complete a research stay at TUM (internship or thesis)? Then you can find information here:

TUM Global & Alumni Office - Information about semesters abroad at TUM

Study areas at the TUM School of Engineering and Design in the Wiki on the page Exchange Students (Incomings).

Admission requirements  - university entrance qualification and type of admission for the respective degree programs

Application - find all information on applying at TUM

International applicants - for applicants with a school-leaving certificate or undergraduate degree obtained abroad

Financial aid - information on semester fees, student loans, part-time jobs, scholarships, etc.

Advice on financing your studies - information and offers on financial support 

Advice services - including housing, mental health, studying with disabilities.

Housing exchange - commission-free rental offers: Apartments or a room in Munich, Garching, Freising, and surrounding areas

Campus life - student initiatives, sports, music, festivals, etc.