Technical University of Munich: Statistics

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#86 of 14,131 In the World
#16 of 2,785 In Europe
#3 of 369 In Germany
#2 of 45 In Bavaria
#2 of 10 In Munich
#13 of 1,008 For Robotics
Top100 For 64 other topics
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Acceptance rate
Male:Female Ratio
Highest Degree

Acceptance rate & Admissions

Acceptance Rate8%
Admissions RequirementsSecondary school certificate (Reifezeugnis) or equivalent
Academic CalendarOctober to September (October - March; April-September)

We've calculated the 8% acceptance rate for Technical University of Munich based on the ratio of admissions to applications and other circumstantial enrollment data. Treat this information as a rough guide and not as a definitive measure of your chances of admission. Different programs may have significantly varying admissions rates.

Research profile

Technical University of Munich is a world-class research university with 109,945 scientific papers published and 4,055,075 citations received. The research profile covers a range of fields, including Engineering, Medicine, Physics, Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Materials Science, and Environmental Science.


Technical University of Munich majors

by publication & citation count

24,174 / 598,826
24,169 / 1,062,686
22,647 / 816,850
20,323 / 1,366,394
18,566 / 750,064
Computer Science
14,698 / 593,734
Materials Science
9,645 / 257,889
Environmental Science
5,535 / 263,300
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
5,285 / 234,754
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
4,812 / 179,480
Quantum and Particle physics
3,668 / 195,954
Oncology and Cancer research
3,651 / 206,045
3,649 / 83,161
Atomic and Molecular physics
3,412 / 116,295
3,310 / 78,104
3,171 / 170,408
3,060 / 167,476
2,682 / 186,879
Condensed Matter Physics
2,473 / 90,978
Optical Engineering
2,422 / 59,616
Computer Vision
2,323 / 68,002
Automation and Control engineering
2,276 / 33,893
2,267 / 209,691
2,253 / 130,105
Radiology and Nuclear medicine
2,202 / 91,832
Obstetrics and Gynecology (OB-GYN)
1,925 / 16,303
1,897 / 106,134
1,887 / 193,528
Nuclear Physics
1,806 / 87,586
1,636 / 69,017
Health Science
1,606 / 87,222
Bioinformatics and Computational biology
1,561 / 142,261
Molecular Biology
1,510 / 146,193
Art & Design
1,494 / 33,464
1,492 / 102,879
1,474 / 34,803
Chemical Engineering
1,382 / 49,782
Organic Chemistry
1,378 / 74,857
Inorganic Chemistry
1,274 / 62,856
1,217 / 109,406

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1991 957 8853
1992 1085 10421
1993 1117 11577
1994 1082 13753
1995 1184 15719
1996 1359 18335
1997 1458 20985
1998 1628 23783
1999 1620 28736
2000 1767 35203
2001 1930 41220
2002 2111 50347
2003 2278 59617
2004 2377 69473
2005 2538 82231
2006 2900 96244
2007 3076 108553
2008 3501 120973
2009 4332 138925
2010 4803 159631
2011 5136 183687
2012 5307 208653
2013 5555 239355
2014 6331 257200
2015 6940 278478
2016 7533 298722
2017 7914 330888
2018 8279 346945
2019 9272 405118
2020 9624 479486
2021 9876 544034
Academic rankings


The tuition table for Technical University of Munich gives an overview of costs but prices are approximate and subject to change and don't include accommodation, textbooks, or living expenses. The costs of programs might differ significantly for local and international students. The only source of truth for current numbers is the university's official website.

Program Tuition Cost (per semester)
Bachelor's Degree €130
Master's Degree €130
Doctoral Degree Free

All costs are in Euros (€).

The Technical University of Munich has financial aid programs and on-campus housing.

Programs and Degrees

The table below displays academic fields with programs and courses that lead to Bachelor's, Master's, and Doctorate degrees offered by Technical University of Munich.

Note that the table provides a general overview and might not cover all the specific majors available at the university. Always visit the university's website for the most up-to-date information on the programs offered.

Programs Bachelor Master Doctoral
Art & Design Yes Yes Yes
Biology Yes Yes Yes
Business Yes Yes Yes
Chemistry Yes Yes Yes
Computer Science Yes Yes Yes
Economics Yes Yes Yes
Engineering Yes Yes Yes
Environmental Science Yes Yes Yes
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences Yes Yes Yes
Mathematics Yes Yes Yes
Medicine Yes Yes Yes
Physics Yes Yes Yes
Psychology Yes Yes Yes
Bachelor's Degree Agriculture, Architecture, Biochemistry, Biological and Life Sciences, Biology, Biotechnology, Brewing, Building Technologies, Business Administration, Business Computing, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Civil Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Graphics, Computer Science, Earth Sciences, Economics, Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Engineering, Engineering Management, Environmental Engineering, Food Science, Food Technology, Forest Management, Forestry, Health Education, Health Sciences, Home Economics Education, Horticulture, Household Management, Industrial Chemistry, Information Technology, Landscape Architecture, Machine Building, Materials Engineering, Mathematics, Metal Techniques, Mining Engineering, Molecular Biology, Natural Resources, Nutrition, Pharmacology, Physics, Political Sciences, Science Education, Sports, Surveying and Mapping, Technology Education, Vocational Education
Diplom (Univ) Brewing
Master Actuarial Science, Aeronautical and Aerospace Engineering, Agricultural Education, Agricultural Management, Agriculture, Applied Mathematics, Applied Physics, Architectural and Environmental Design, Architecture, Astrophysics, Atomic and Molecular Physics, Automotive Engineering, Biochemistry, Biological and Life Sciences, Biology, Biomedicine, Biotechnology, Building Technologies, Business Administration, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Civil Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Construction Engineering, Consumer Studies, Design, Ecology, Electrical Engineering, Electronic Engineering, Energy Engineering, Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Finance, Food Technology, Forestry, Geological Engineering, Geology, Health Education, Health Sciences, Home Economics Education, Horticulture, Industrial Chemistry, Industrial Design, Information Management, Information Technology, Landscape Architecture, Management, Materials Engineering, Mathematics, Mechanical Engineering, Mechanics, Medical Technology, Microelectronics, Molecular Biology, Museum Studies, Nanotechnology, Natural Resources, Natural Sciences, Nuclear Engineering, Nutrition, Operations Research, Pharmacology, Philosophy, Physics, Power Engineering, Private Law, Real Estate, Restoration of Works of Art, Robotics, Safety Engineering, Secondary Education, Software Engineering, Soil Conservation, Solid State Physics, Sports, Surveying and Mapping, Technology, Technology Education, Telecommunications Engineering, Traditional Eastern Medicine, Transport and Communications, Transport Management, Urban Studies, Vocational Education, Wood Technology
PhD Agriculture, Architectural Restoration, Architecture, Art Criticism, Art History, Building Technologies, Chemistry, Civil Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Education, Electronic Engineering, Environmental Studies, Food Science, Geological Engineering, Health Sciences, Landscape Architecture, Machine Building, Mathematics, Medical Technology, Medicine, Physics, Sports
Habilitation Agriculture, Communication Studies, Computer Education, Educational Research, Environmental Studies, Food Science, Humanities and Social Science Education, Mathematics Education, Pedagogy, Science Education, Secondary Education, Sociology, Technology, Technology Education

Technical University of Munich alumni

  1. Thomas Mann

    Thomas Mann
    Born in
    Germany Flag Germany
    1875-1955 (aged 80)
    diaristshort story writerwriterautobiographeressayist

    Paul Thomas Mann was a German novelist, short story writer, social critic, philanthropist, essayist, and the 1929 Nobel Prize in Literature laureate. His highly symbolic and ironic epic novels and novellas are noted for their insight into the psychology of the artist and the intellectual. His analysis and critique of the European and German soul used modernized versions of German and Biblical stories, as well as the ideas of Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, Friedrich Nietzsche, and Arthur Schopenhauer.

  2. Rudolf Diesel

    Rudolf Diesel
    Born in
    France Flag France
    1858-1913 (aged 55)

    Rudolf Christian Karl Diesel was a German inventor and mechanical engineer who is famous for having invented the diesel engine, which burns diesel fuel; both are named after him.

  3. Heinrich Rudolf Hertz

    Heinrich Rudolf Hertz
    Born in
    Germany Flag Germany
    1857-1894 (aged 37)
    philosopherengineerinventoruniversity teacherphysicist

    Heinrich Rudolf Hertz was a German physicist who first conclusively proved the existence of the electromagnetic waves predicted by James Clerk Maxwell's equations of electromagnetism. The unit of frequency, cycle per second, was named the "hertz" in his honor.

  4. Maria Furtwängler

    Maria Furtwängler
    Born in
    Germany Flag Germany
    1966-.. (age 57)
    manufacturerfilm produceractorphysician

    Maria Furtwängler-Burda is a German physician and television actress.

All 100 notable alumni

Technical University of Munich faculties and divisions

Faculty : Architecture Architecture
Faculty : Chemistry Biochemistry, Chemistry
Faculty : Civil, Geo, and Environmental Engineering Civil Engineering, Surveying and Mapping
Faculty : Electrical, Electronic and Computer Engineering Electrical Engineering, Electronics and Automation, Information Technology, Power Engineering
Faculty : Informatics Computer Science
Faculty : Mathematics Mathematical Physics, Mathematics, Mathematics and Computer Science, Statistics
Faculty : Mechanical Engineering Mechanical Engineering
Faculty : Physics Biophysics, Physics
Faculty : Sports and Health Sciences Sports
Faculty : TUM School of Education Education
Faculty : TUM School of Life Sciences Weihenstephan Biological and Life Sciences, Food Science
Faculty : TUM School of Management Business Administration
Faculty : TUM School of Medicine Medicine

General information

Alternative names TUM
Technische Universität München
Founded 1868
Accreditation Organ für Akkreditierung und Qualitätssicherung OAQ
Motto Die unternehmerische Universität
Colors dark blue, white

Location and contacts

Address Arcisstrasse 21
München, 80333
City population 1,488,000

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