Family & Diversity

TUM supports equal opportunities for men and women; as a family-friendly university, it has a long-term investment in balancing family and career. The TUM Graduate School acknowledges and promotes the diversity and differences among doctoral candidates, regardless of gender, nationality, religion and worldview, disability, age or sexual orientation. A broad range of advising and service offerings supports people in all life circumstances.

Doing a Doctorate with a Family

The TUM Family Service offers extensive information and support services for childcare and caring for family members. [more]


TUM promotes the sustainable inclusion of people with disabilities or chronic illnesses, through a widespread network of advising and support services. [more]

Diversity Advising Offices

In addition to the central service facilities at TUM, each department has its own offerings and contact offices to give you advice. [more]