Application and Admission

The following pages explain how to apply for a doctorate at TUM, and what prerequisites you will need to fulfill. If you are interested in a Master's degree, please follow the link to the TUM Master's Programs website.


Admission to a doctoral program at TUM requires an above-average Diploma, Master’s or equivalent university degree. [more]

Applications Steps

From choosing a topic to getting your name on the doctoral candidacy list, this section gives you an overview of the individual application steps. [more]

Foreign Degree

TUM will review whether your international university degree is equivalent to a German degree. This section explains how the recognition process for foreign degrees works. [more]