Technical University of Munich: Statistics



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#79 of 14,131 In the World
#14 of 2,785 In Europe
#3 of 369 In Germany
#2 of 45 In Bavaria
#2 of 10 In Munich
#9 of 1,498 For Robotics
Top100 For 91 other topics
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Acceptance rate
Male:Female Ratio
Highest Degree

Acceptance rate & Admissions

Acceptance Rate46%
Admissions RequirementsSecondary school certificate (Reifezeugnis) or equivalent
Academic CalendarOctober to September (October - March; April-September)

We've calculated the 46% 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 162,826 scientific papers published and 4,392,069 citations received. The research profile covers a range of fields, including Engineering, Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Computer Science, Quantum and Particle physics, Medicine, Environmental Science, Liberal Arts & Social Sciences, and Biochemistry.


Technical University of Munich majors

by publication & citation count

89,608 / 2,286,449
85,946 / 3,020,134
85,136 / 2,907,679
83,977 / 2,319,824
Computer Science
66,990 / 1,759,043
Quantum and Particle physics
62,343 / 1,746,585
59,205 / 1,856,921
Environmental Science
55,187 / 1,534,766
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
50,903 / 1,120,935
45,646 / 1,905,545
Organic Chemistry
44,279 / 1,530,241
Materials Science
42,969 / 1,218,221
41,914 / 1,722,796
31,454 / 754,757
30,689 / 948,289
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
29,070 / 679,226
28,294 / 876,920
Geography and Cartography
27,614 / 687,892
26,372 / 488,453
Optical Engineering
26,335 / 699,253
24,715 / 652,365
24,369 / 866,653
21,657 / 665,422
Electrical Engineering
21,574 / 454,551
21,363 / 371,588
17,807 / 591,505
Political Science
17,243 / 295,718
Mechanical Engineering
16,909 / 375,058
Metallurgical Engineering
16,335 / 499,266
Nuclear Physics
16,250 / 485,088
15,514 / 456,046
14,371 / 287,534
14,209 / 328,020
14,023 / 252,206
13,551 / 314,900
Astrophysics and Astronomy
13,363 / 416,937
Computer Vision
13,347 / 318,643
Radiology and Nuclear medicine
13,296 / 370,747
13,248 / 215,596
13,171 / 449,697

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1991 1183 11576
1992 1450 12712
1993 1484 13637
1994 1427 15470
1995 1548 18348
1996 1664 20326
1997 1703 21854
1998 1902 23182
1999 1815 26547
2000 1964 30112
2001 2122 34880
2002 2632 41150
2003 2468 46467
2004 2525 51390
2005 2610 60841
2006 2854 68664
2007 3108 75434
2008 3568 82193
2009 4195 92331
2010 4878 105987
2011 5061 119947
2012 5234 135464
2013 5978 153058
2014 6121 168158
2015 6558 184191
2016 7394 200993
2017 8017 222163
2018 8267 254438
2019 9141 298623
2020 9660 356501
2021 10388 420719
2022 10354 428407
2023 10412 442205
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)
    writershort story writerdiaristuniversity teachernovelist

    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 Hertz

    Heinrich Hertz
    Born in
    Germany Flag Germany
    1857-1894 (aged 37)
    physicistinventoruniversity teacherphilosopher

    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 58)
    screenwritermanufacturerphysicianactorfilm producer

    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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