How do I apply for a place of study?

On these pages you will find all important information about application deadlines and types of admission at the TUM School of Life Sciences as well as the TUMonline applicant portal of the Technical University of Munich.

Application dates and deadlines

Start of study only in the winter semester:

Bachelor's degree programs

Master's degree programs

  • 1 January to 31 May: for the international Master's programs "Agricultural Biosciences", "Nutrition and Biomedicine" and "Sustainable Resource Management"
  • 1 April to 31 May: for all other Master's programs

Brewing (Master brewer Diploma)

  • Application is possible until 15 September.


Dates of the online aptitude tests and aptitude interviews

New! Online Tests for the winter semester 2023/24

Nutrition and Biomedicine M.Sc. Thu, 09 March 2023 at 2 p.m. Central European Time (CET)
(TUM-Test - only for applicants outside the EU / EEA)
Biology M.Sc. Date will be announced!
(TUM-Test, only for applicants outside the EU / EEA)
Sustainable Resource Management M.Sc.  Thu, 15 June 2023 at 3 p.m. Central European Summer Time (CEST)
(Test in the 1st stage of the aptitude assessment)
Life Sciences Nutrition B.Sc. Thu, 10 August 2023 at 11 a.m. Central European Summer Time (CEST)
(Test in the 2nd stage of the aptitude assessment)

Aptitude interviews for the summer semester 2023

Biology M.Sc. February / March 2023
Molecular Biotechnology M.Sc.  February / March 2023

How do I use the TUMonline applicant portal?

The online application is the first step when applying for a degree program at TUM. For all degree programs you use the application portal TUMonline: create an applicant account and let the electronic assistant guide you through the online application step by step.

Upload the documents required for admission during the online application. Once you have completed your online application, you can check the status of your application in TUMonline at any time.

If you have been admitted, you must still submit the application documents (certified copies etc.) in paper-based form by mail. Enrollment can only take place after all required documents have been submitted and the tuition fees have been paid.

You can find more information about the online application as well as frequently asked questions and answers on the central application pages of TUM: