Mentoring and Support Programs

Would you like to attend intensive courses, get an early start into research, or collaborate with students from different departments? Or maybe you’d like to establish a network for your future career, or get career coaching from an experienced professor?

Mentoring and special programs offer all these possibilities and more for TUM Informatics students. If you’re looking to get more out of your studies, have a look at the offers – there’s something for everyone!

To find the best suitable scholarship European Funding Guide will help you!

Mentoring and support programs offered by TUM Informatics include: – mentoring program for outstanding students

Pearls of Informatics – during their basic studies, selected students take part in a special two-hour course every semester

Summer School Marktoberdorf – a two-week summer course on Software Engineering and (formal) techniques and tools for development of dependable Software Systems

State Subsidies

Academic advising – personalized support from TUM Informatics staff

Deloitte foundation - Scholarships for the best students of STEM fields and economic scienes, selection by the chair of Prof. Dr. Hans-Joachim Bungartz (information only in german available)
(Applications for the winter semester 2021/22 are possible from now until 4 July via the online application form.)

TUM Informatics students are able to participate in the many programs arranged by TUM centrally for talented students, including:

Mentoring at TUM – professional and supplementary skills training programs in all areas

TUM: Young Academy – supports outstanding, highly dedicated students and young alumni

Ferienakademie Sarntal – intensive summer courses in specialized subjects

Deutschlandstipendium - The Germany Scholarship provides financial and non-material support to high-achieving and committed students from all over the world.

TUM Diversity - Services to support the professional and personal development, as well as career planning for female students and young female professionals

Manage and More Scholarship - Teaches students to think and act entrepreneurially through hands-on projects, workshops and coaching

TUM Scholarships - Scholarship programs offered directly through TUM

TUM Informatics professors are engaged in many nationwide and Bavarian organizations that organize courses, scholarships, and mentoring programs for selected students.

Learn more:

Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes (German National Academic 
 - Promotes academic consolidation, interdisciplinary dialogue, a cosmopolitan world view and international experience

Elite Network of Bavaria - Designed for gifted students and young scientists

Bavarian Elite Academy - Supports gifted and motivated students from all of Bavaria’s universities on their way to becoming responsible leaders in the future.

Stipendium Plus – Promoting Young Talent in Higher Education - Provides an overview of support possibilities to students and young researchers with special talents

Software Campus - Trains and professionally develops tomorrow's senior IT executives while opening up excellent career prospects to young IT experts in Germany

Avicenna-Studienwerk - only for students and PhD candidates with very good German language skills

Hilde Domin Programme - The funding is intended to support students at risk worldwide as well as doctoral candidates who are denied the right to education in their country of origin by enabling them to take up or continue their studies in Germany