Technical University of Munich: Popular Programs, Courses Details & Rankings ,,Germany

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The Technical University of Munich is amongst the best universities in Europe having four campuses in Bavaria: Munich, Garching, Weihenstephan, and Straubing. In 1868, it was initiated by King Ludwig II. The university has a partnership with TU9 which is an integrated society of the most dignified German Institutes of Technology. TUM ranks fourth among the European Most Innovative University by Reuters 2017.

The academic faculties of the university are divided into four campuses. The main campus is in Munich is spread in the three regional site includes the departments of Architecture, Information Technology and Electrical Engineering, Business School and Medical Hospitals. The second campus is situated in Garching which houses faculties of Chemistry, Physics, Mechanical Engineering, Informatics, and Mathematics.

The third campus is situated in Weihenstephan which is just 35 km north of Munich that is home to the School of Life Science. The last campus is in Straubing which is the home of Biotechnology and Sustainability. Moreover, TUM founded German University of Science and Technology in Singapore.

As of 2019, TUM has over 42,700 students in it's graduate and undergraduate programs out of which 13,858 are international students. It manages a faculty of 10,829 staff members and 594 professors. Its academics are divided into 15 departments and 13 research centres. University secures 358 Million Euros in 2018 for research. University has registered 66 patents and 178 inventions were m

The academic faculties of the university are divided into four campuses. The main campus is in Munich is spread in the three regional site includes the departments of Architecture, Information Technology and Electrical Engineering, Business School and Medical Hospitals. The second campus is situated in Garching which houses faculties of Chemistry, Physics, Mechanical Engineering, Informatics, and Mathematics.

The third campus is situated in Weihenstephan which is just 35 km north of Munich that is home to the School of Life Science. The last campus is in Straubing which is the home of Biotechnology and Sustainability. Moreover, TUM founded German University of Science and Technology in Singapore.

As of 2019, TUM has over 42,700 students in it's graduate and undergraduate programs out of which 13,858 are international students. It manages a faculty of 10,829 staff members and 594 professors. Its academics are divided into 15 departments and 13 research centres. University secures 358 Million Euros in 2018 for research. University has registered 66 patents and 178 inventions were made by scientists from TUM in 2017 as a result of their research work.

The university is among the best research-focused universities in Europe and Germany. DGF Funding Rankings and Center for Higher Education Development has supported this claim by giving relevant rankings to the university. TUM has collaborated with renowned companies namely BMW, Audi and Siemens to transfer sources of knowledge in the economy. TUM Personnel includes 17 Nobel Prize winners, 22 Leibniz Prize and 24 IEEE Fellows.

The university has around 175 international partnerships with various firms in Europe, the United States of America, Asia, and Australia. To name a few, ETH Zurich, Stanford University, Singapore Nanyang Technological University, University of Melbourne and multiple IIT's in India. It is also a partner with LACTOSE, an international network for senior lecturers and students among best Asian and European universities. It also has a partnership with the Top Industrial Managers for Europe (TIME network).

Year of establishment1868
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Also Known AsTUM
Total International Students13858
Male/Female Ratio0.53
UG/PG Course Ratio2.38
No.of Campuses4
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3.7

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  • 33% of students Never faced discrimination in this University
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Najib shukurana | Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) in Political Science (In German) - Batch of 2022
Reviewed on 28 Sep 2022
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3.7
I feel better especially when the country brought me the permanent residence permit.

Tips: You have to be very serious on what you are doing and what you are asked to do. Focus on your study, be very friendly with your classmates and other students, I think this will help you understand and feel free in your stay in Munich. You can gain more experience as you work and go out for having fun with your friends.

  • Total Monthly ExpenseEuro 8191
  • Prepping time for classes10 hours / Week
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Gopalreddy | M.Sc in Mathematics in Science and Engineering - Batch of 2020
Reviewed on 4 Feb 2022
5.0
College that gave good memories.

Tips: Have to look for locality whether off campus facilities are good or not and look for good courses which college is offering . Look for courses and faculty which will benefit the students most . So I will suggest this to the upcoming students for higher education.

Likes (Quality of faculty): Faculty is the main pillars of any institution. We got best faculty in this stream. And we are happy for that. Quality of education was outstanding which improves not only academic skills but also vocational and other skills . We can lea...

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Gopal | Master of Science (M.Sc.) in Civil Engineering - Batch of 2020
Reviewed on 4 Feb 2022
4.7
College is very safe and protected.

Tips: One should know about their courses offered . About the immigration details properly. About the food and cultures inhibited here. About the climate. All should be known to a student to have a pleasant environment here. So browse about this info and will benefit student.

Likes (Safety): As far as I have seen, I haven't heard of anything unsafe here. The place is protected and safe to live and study. I have immense respect towards college for providing safety to students. This thing impressed me a lot .

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Technical University of Munich Fees

CoursesDuration1st Year Tuition Fees
MS(68 Courses)(2 years)INR 0
MIM(8 Courses)(2 years)INR 0 - 22.66 L
B.E. / B.Tech(12 Courses)(3-4 years)INR 0
Executive MBA/PGDM(1 Courses)(2 years)INR 15.78 L
BBA(4 Courses)(3 years)INR 0
B.Sc.(19 Courses)(3 years)INR 0
B.Arch(2 Courses)(4 years)INR 0
M.Arch(1 Courses)(2 years)INR 0
M.Agri.(2 Courses)(2 years)INR 0
B.Agri(1 Courses)(3 years)INR 0

Technical University of Munich Scholarships

Narotam Sekhsaria’s Scholarships
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Engineering,Computers,Science + 4 more
K.C. Mahindra Scholarships For Post-Graduate Studies Abroad
Rs. 8,00,000
Engineering,Computers,Science + 4 more
Hani Zeini Scholarship
Rs. 82,460
Engineering,Computers,Science + 2 more
Harvey Fellowship
Rs. 11,90,240
Science,Humanities,Business

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Technical University of Munich Entry Criteria

CoursesExams
MS(68 Courses)

: 6.5 & Above

: 88.0 & Above

: 65.0 & Above

MIM(8 Courses)

: 6.5 & Above

: 88.0 & Above

: 65.0 & Above

B.E. / B.Tech(12 Courses)

: 6.5 & Above

: 88.0 & Above

: 65.0 & Above

Executive MBA/PGDM(1 Courses)

: 6.5 & Above

: 88.0 & Above

: 65.0 & Above

BBA(4 Courses)

: 6.5 & Above

: 88.0 & Above

: 65.0 & Above

B.Sc.(19 Courses)

: 6.5 & Above

: 88.0 & Above

: 65.0 & Above

B.Arch(2 Courses)

: 6.5 & Above

: 88.0 & Above

: 65.0 & Above

M.Arch(1 Courses)

: 6.5 & Above

: 88.0 & Above

: 65.0 & Above

M.Agri.(2 Courses)

: 6.5 & Above

: 88.0 & Above

: 65.0 & Above

B.Agri(1 Courses)

: 6.5 & Above

: 88.0 & Above

: 65.0 & Above

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  • Accommodations type include Student residence halls and Apartments
  • Student residencies have limited space and wait times are generally between one and five semesters
  • The average monthly rent for a single student dorm in Munich is around 280 Euro
  • Types of accommodation include Single Room, Shared Apartment, Single Apartment, Couple Apartment, Single-Parent Household and Apartment or single room in a housing community for the disabled (with suitable appliances)
  • Only around 13% students live in student residences due to limited space
  • Majority of the students in Munich live in private rooms/apartments
  • The average cost per month of such a private living situation is between 400-650 EUR, depending on the location
  • The rent is due and payable monthly in advance by the eighth workday of the month

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Average 1st Year Tuition Cost
MS INR 83.1 K
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MA INR 38.6 K
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MIM INR 4 L
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BE/Btech INR 1.1 L
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BSc INR 70.8 K
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BBA INR 3.2 L
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MBA INR 12.6 L
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MEng INR 2.4 L
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MArch INR 93.2 K
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BHM INR 8.1 L
Average Accommodation Expense

INR 3 L (based on 2 colleges listed on Studyabroad.shiksha.com)

Average Admission Exam ScoresTOEFL: 84
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IELTS: 6
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PTE: 61
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GMAT: 580
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Technical University of Munich FAQs

Q. Does the Technical University of Munich teach in English?

A. Yes, TUM offers programs and courses in both English and German medium. However, as compared to German courses, English-taught courses are quite less.

Q. Is German proficiency required for studying at TUM?

A. Yes. Not only German proficiency is required for admission but in general, students are expected to have a good command of German as an important prerequisite to study and stay in Germany. TUM accepts DSH I, DSH II or TestDAF to fulfil the German language requirement.

Q. Does TUM has restricted admission?

A. Yes, like other German universities, TUM has many restricted programs. These programs have a limited number of places which is often referred to as Numerus Clausus (NC) or restricted admission.

Q. How competitive is TU Munich?

A. TUM is a very competitive university, especially for international students, with an overall acceptance rate of 8%-10%.

Q. Where does TU Munich rank among other universities?

A. TU Munich ranked in the top 50 universities of the world by QS and Times Higher Education (THE) in 2021 rankings. Find out more about TU Munich and its top courses rankings here: TU Munich Rankings.

Q. What is TU Munich famous for?

A. TUM programs in the fields of Engineering, Computer Science, and Natural Sciences are some of the top programs in the world. Check TUM Courses and Fees here.

Q. How many international students are in TU Munich?

A. In 2019-20, TUM witnessed over 8,900 students’ graduation, including 2,518 international students. Overall, the university usually admits 25% to 30% of international students.

Q. Do I need to give any entrance exams for TUM?

A. No, international applicants do not require to give any entrance exams for TUM.

Q. Is TOEFL/IELTS necessary for admission to TU Munich?

A. Yes. International applicants need to submit either a TOEFL or IELTS score as proof of English proficiency. Find more details about eligibility requirements and application process here: TU Munich Admissions FAQs.

Q. Can I study for free at TU Munich?

A. No, TU Munich is not free for international students. The university does not charge any tuition fee, however, international students are supposed to pay only a semester fee.

Q. Does TU Munich offer scholarships?

A. TUM offers scholarships for international students which is funded through budget resources from the Bavarian government. This is a one-time financial aid whose amount ranges between €500 and €1,500 per semester. Find more information here: https://www.tum.de/en/studies/fees-and-financial-aid/scholarships/tum-scholarships/scholarship-for-international-students-of-tum.
Location
University CityMunich, Other - Germany, Germany
Size of cityLarge
Population of City14,64,301
Wikipedia Linkhttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Munich
Campuses
Boltzmannstraße 15, 85748 Garching

Contact Details

Address

Arcisstrasse 21, D-80333 Munich, Germany
Munich ( Other - Germany)

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Email

studium@tum.de

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