Welcome services for international researchers

With its welcome services, the TUM Global & Alumni Office supports international postdocs and guest professors regarding all formalities related to relocating to Munich. We help researchers integrate smoothly into the academic life of TUM. We are the central point of contact for the campuses in Munich, Garching, and Freising.

Coronavirus: Information for students seeking advice on our programs

Due to the current situation regarding the coronavirus disease COVID-19 and the virus SARS-CoV-2, we ask you to get in touch with us by e-mail only until further notice. We will try our best to perform our consulting services as smoothly as possible this way. Thank you very much for your cooperation!

Registration on the TUM Portal & Newsletter subscription

We offer our international researchers and postdocs online access to all welcome services as well as invitations to exclusive events. Please register on our portal for staff and researchers and fill out the form Registration - International Researcher.

You can also subscribe to our monthly newsletter.

Before your entry

Depending on your home country, different regulations apply when you are entering Germany. Learn more about what to keep in mind during your preparations.

After your arrival

Registration, insurance coverage, taxes: After you have arrived in Germany, there are lots of to dos to take care of. We can inform you about the things that you should do.

For your departure

Notices of departure, tax declarations, and more: Your departure from TUM should also be well prepared. We can advise you on all the necessary arrangements.

Accommodation service

The TUM Accommodation Service supports international postdocs, guest professors and guest researchers in finding suitable housing in Munich and Garching.

Kids, family, and elder care center

Benefit from the extensive information, advice and service offers you need to successfully combine your career or study at TUM with your home and family life.

Further services at TUM

German classes, research funding, or IT support: TUM offers you numerous services that support you in everyday life as well as working at TUM.