Welcome services for international researchers

With its welcome services, TUM International Center 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.

Registration on the TUM Portal

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

Before your entry

Flags in front of the TUM Audimax
Photo: Bernhard Maier / TUM

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

Panoramaansicht von München mit neuem Rathaus
Photo: Vittorio Sciosia / München Tourismus

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

Aircraft departing from Munich
Photo: Flughafen München GmbH

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

Panoramaansicht von München
Photo: Oliver Raupach / Fotolia

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

Photo: Netzwerkbüro Erfolgsfaktor Familie

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

Consultation at TUM
Photo: Astrid Eckert / 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.

TUM International Center is a member of the following networks

Euraxess Germany
Welcome Centres
DAAD