Information for First-Semester Students

Dear new ESPACE Student! Welcome to Munich, at the Technical University of Munich (TUM) and in the ESPACE Master's Program! Here you will find information useful during your first days at TUM.

Especially for international students, TUM prepared a TUM International Student Guide. Please read it carefully, it will help you in your first days at TUM and in Germany!

The Winter Semester at TUM starts on 1 October every year. The lectures start usually about two weeks later. More about Semester dates can be found online . Please, be aware that during the Oktoberfest taking place in Munich every year in September and October hostels and hotels are overbooked!

Orientation Week

Every year, an orientation week is organized for new ESPACE students. During this week, the following courses and events take place:

  • Welcome Meeting
  • Intercultural Competence Workshop
  • Campus & Library Tour
  • MATLAB Introduction Course
  • Buddy Meeting

Usually, the orientation week takes place in the week before the lecture period starts.

Fit for TUM

Every year in the beginning of October the Fit for TUM - Service fair for newcomers will be held. It gives comprehensive information on the offered courses and provides support for the first steps leading up to starting studies in Munich.

Excursion to Wettzell

Within the ESPACE studies, an excursion to the geodetic observatory station in Wettzell is offered.

In the recent years, the excursion took place in October/November.

Additional Information

Students with families and children can contact the Family Service of TUM Diversity.

Students or staff with disabilities can find more information on inclusion from TUM Diversity.

For guidance with our TUMonline system you can look at the videos  of TUM IT-Service. You can also participate in a IT introduction for students

  • No labels