Restricted contact to the Academic Advising Team

Due to the current situation it is not possible to visit the Academic Advisors in person. For information on virtual office hours and telephone consultation hours, please refer to the respective office hours pages.

Academic Advising

Please send all emails to the academic advisors from one of your TUM-email adresses!

Student advisors at TUM Informatics are available for all students and covers topics including (but not limited to):

Adacemic Student Advising:

  • Transferring credits to and between TUM Informatics programs
  • Examination regulations
  • Individual study plans due to leave of absence or Master’s Informatics part-time program
  • Support for disabled or chronically ill students
  • Studies, internships, and thesis research abroad
  • Repeating exams and catching up after falling behind the regular program schedule
  • Dealing with lack of motivation
  • Learning methods

International Student Advising:

Advising on special situations and issues that are relevant to international students is also available, including the following topics:

  • Problems with resident permits/visas
  • Scholarships and financial problems
  • Guidance on working while studying in Germany
  • Information about the medical care System in Germany
  • First contact for international students in difficulties
  • Homesickness and adjusting to life in Germany
  • Advice for getting to know more German students or other students


  • Formal requirements for Master’s program admissions (e.g. which Bachelor degrees are accepted)
  • All questions related to the admissions process

Don't forget to check out our Tips for Sucessful Studies!


Information events in summer semester 2020

The information events will take place virtually in SoSe 2020. These are usually recorded in advance and are accessible via the Moodlekurs Studienfachberatung der Fakultät für Informatik for students of TUM Informatics at least one week before the planned question time. 

For each topic a question time is planned, during which open questions will be answered. Please use this question time and refrain from additional e-mail inquiries on these topics. In order to take part in question time, it is necessary to watch the corresponding recording beforehand. Questions that are dealt with there cannot be taken up again during question time.

The dates, the sequence of events and the virtual rooms/chats etc. used are listed in Moodle for each topic. In order to stay informed at all times, we strongly recommend that you register for the Moodle course

The following courses are planned for the summer semester 2020:

Information event Available from Virtual question time
Language cafe

weekly every Wednesday from April 29th, 2020

virtual event

Let's talk about Thesis (Bachelor and Master)@in.tum  Recording expected to be available in Moodle from 10.06. Wed, June 17th.
11.00 - 12.00
Let's talk about Guided Research@in.tum Recording expected to be available in Moodle from 10.06. Wed, June 17th.
14.30 - 15.00
Let's talk about Courses & Exams@in.tum Recording expected to be available in Moodle from 24.06. Wed, July 1st.
11.00 - 12.00
Let's talk about IDP@in.tum Informationmaterial available in Moodle from 26.06.

Wed, July 8th.

11.00 - 12.00

Orientation program virtual event  

Overview important dates Winter Semester

Winter Semester Event Deadline Winter Semester 2019/20
October Orientation program for new degree students
  Incomings Welcome 10th October 2019,
11.30 am - 2 pm,
  Language Café

regularly every Wednesday,
3‐5.30 pm
from 16.10.19

  Collective opening hour

14th October 2019,
10 am,
MI 00.13.009A

November Let's talk about - Master's Thesis @in.tum

28th November 2019,
12 - 2 pm,
Interims lecture hall 2

December Let's talk about - Courses & Exams @in.tum 5th December 2019,
12 - 2 pm,
Interims lecture hall 2
  Let's talk about - IDP @in.tum 12th December 2019,
12 - 2 pm,
Interims lecture hall 2
January Let’s talk about - Guided Research @in.tum

9th January 2020,
12 - 2 pm,
Interims lecture hall 2

March Master's Day at TUM Presumably
26th March 2020,
12 - 5 pm,
Audimax Foyer

Contact the Academic and International Student Advisors

You can contact us in person in our offices during opening hours, or by telephone or email, If you would like to contact us in person (preferred) then just drop in during our opening hours without previous notice. The contact information for advisors can be found on the right of this page. All advising is strictly confidential!

Please be aware that our academic advisors have no access to your official study records, so we ask you to bring a print-out of your academic transcript when visiting us. You should always know by heart how many ECTS you have already obtained.

If you need support with personal matters, such as legal or social matters, please see our personal counseling services.

Please don’t hesitate to seek advice – the sooner you come, the better we can help you!