How do I apply for a study place?

[Translate to english:] Studentinnen der TU München am Campus Weihenstephan

Are you interested in a study place at the TUM School of Life Sciences? On this page you will find all important information about application deadlines, types of admission and the TUMonline applicant portal of the Technical University of Munich.

Need more inspiration? If you have not yet made up your mind, you will find all of the courses at the TUM School of Life Sciences at a glance in our range of courses. This way you can get a better impression of the different fields of study, compare course content and job prospects and contact our student advising if you have any questions.

Which application dates and deadlines do I have to consider?

Look out! At the TU Munich, application deadlines may vary from course to course. As a rule, the Bachelor's and the internationally oriented Master's programs have a longer time window for the preparation of the online application. The following application periods are important for you:


starting in the winter semester

  • 15 May to 15 July - for all degree programs with restricted admission

  • 15 May to 15 September - for all free-admission study programs in the fields of brewing / food technology and forestry / resource management


starting in the winter semester

  • 1 January to 31 May - for the international degree program Sustainable Resource Management as well as for the degree program Forestry and Wood Science

  • 1 February to 31 May - for the international degree programs Agricultural Biosciences as well as Nutrition and Biomedicine

  • 1 April to 31 May - for all other study programs

starting in the summer semester

  • 1 November to 15 January

Brewing (Master brewer Diplom)

starting in the winter semester

  • Application is possible until 15 September.

How do I use the TUMonline applicant portal?

Have you read all the information about the application procedure carefully? Then let's get started!

The online application is the first step when applying for a degree program at TUM. For all degree programs you use the application portal TUMonline: Simply create an applicant account and let the electronic assistant guide you through the online application step by step. Upload the documents required for admission in PDF format. Paper documents no longer need to be submitted.

Once you have completed your online application, you can check the status of your application in TUMonline at any time.

How-to video: online application via TUMonline

Watch the clip to find out how the online application via TUMonline works.

  • All international applicants will find important information about the required application documents and language certificates here.