Technical University of Munich Tuition Fees


How much is tuition fees at Technical University of Munich? Below is a summary of the fees you are required to pay before you join TUM for your undergraduate /postgraduate studies

Student Union Fees

On 24 April 2013, the  reached the decision to eliminate university tuition fees. As of winter semester 2013/2014, students are required to pay only the student union and basic semester ticket fees in the amount of 128.50 Euro. 

Student union fees must be paid every semester before students are permitted to enroll or re-enroll. Fees are also due for students taking leaves-of-absence from their studies.

The cost of student union fees is determined by the Munich Student Union in accordance with its by-laws. The university collects these fees on behalf of the Munich Student Union according to Art. 95 Abs. 5 Paragraph 1 Bayerisches Hochschulgesetz and transfers the collected funds to the Student Union

Semester ticket Munich

On the Move in Munich: Since the winter semester 2013, students of the TUM and other Munich universities get the new Semester Ticket. The ticket is valid for the underground and suburban trains, as well as all trams, buses and some regional trains in entire Munich public transportation network (MVV). All students must pay the fee for the basic ticket as part of their student fees. You may also purchase the IsarCard Semester to have 24 hour access to the MVV network.

All students are obliged to pay Euro 66,50 each semester for a basic ticket (starting summer semester 17). This fee is col­lected together with the Student Union Fee upon enrollment. The basic semester ticket authorizes students to use all forms of transpor­tation within the entire MVV network on week­days be­tween the hours of 6 pm and 6 am, as well as on weekends and holidays.

IsarCard Semester: For students planning to use their semester ticket to travel to and from the university every day, we recommend the IsarCard Semester at 193 Euro (from summer semester 17) per semester. This sup­ple­men­ta­ry ticket aut­ho­ri­zes stu­dents bearing a student ID card and official photo ID to use all forms of trans­por­ta­tion within the entire MVV network without restrictions.

Where and when can I buy the IsarCard Semester?

  • Basic ticket: You can use your student ID when travelling in the MVV network after validating it for the semester. The student ID is only valid as ticket in conjunction with an official photo ID (e.g. passport or driving licence).
  • IsarCard Semester: Beginning on 2 September 2013, the IsarCard Semester will be available for purchase at all customary outlets of the MVV (machines, kiosks, etc.).


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