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Living in Munich PDF Print E-mail


Munich is the third largest city in Germany  and the capital of the State of Bavaria. About 1.4 million people live within the city limits. The city is located on the Isar river north of the Baravian Alps. Munich is a frequently top-ranked city in livability rankings and home to major universities, which are among the top 5 German universities. Munich is home to many museums and theaters and a large variety of architecture worth seeing. The  “English Garden”, with an area of 3.7 square kilometers stretching from the city center to the northeastern city limits, is one of the world's largest urban parks and there are multiple other parks and green areas within the city.


Student Life

Finishing your PhD training takes up a lot of time and effort. Therefore, it is important to find a good work-life balance. Fortunately, Munich's location close to the mountains and surrounding lakes makes it one of the most favored cities around the world. Our program as well as the university offer activities throughout the semester. You are also able to use the olympic sports facilities within the college sport program for a small fee. [Read more ...]

Cost of Living

Munich unfortunately is one of the more expensive cities in Germany. On average, expenses of around 850 to 1000 Euros per month can be expected. [Read more ...]


In contrast to many universities abroad, German universities usually do not have their own student dormitories. Finding accomodation in Munich can be difficult. Therefore, it is important to start early. The outskirts of town are often cheaper and easily accessible by public transport. If you are admitted to the program, we and the university will provide you with specific information on how to best find housing. If you are under 30 years of age, you are also eligible to apply for the university housing program (limited availability) as a TUM student. [Read more ...]

Public Transport

Munich has a well-developed network of public transport. The cost depends on the distance traveled and whether you are enrolled at TUM. [Read more ...]

Leisure activities

Munich offers a variety of different cultural and sporting activities. As a doctoral candidate at TUM, you are allowed to participate in the course program of the university sports center. [Read more ...]

Family in Munich

Depending on where you live, it may be difficult to find a suitable kindergarten or school for your children. You should also familiarize yourself with the peculiarities of the German school system. A variety of support services are available for TUM students. [Read more ...]