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Coronavirus : Current information on studies, teaching and exams

In view of the dynamics of the current situation, we refer to the relevant information on the TUM website and restrict ourselves to a few specific instructions from the Faculty of Physics . In order to identify changes quickly, the date of the last change is added to the individual paragraphs.

The basic information can be found on the TUM website:

TUM Coronavirus/COVID-19: current information

TUM Coronavirus/COVID-19: Studies, Teaching and Exams

Winter Semester 2020/1 (as of August 8, 2020)

The lecturing period of winter semesters 2020/1 will start at 2nd of November 2020 and last until 12th of February 2021. In total this is two weeks less than usual! The Prep-Course for New Bachelor Students will start 12th of October 2020.

If possible courses will be offered on-campus – supplemented by online offers. On-campus teaching is especially likely for smaller courses (exercises in small groups, seminars, special courses with smaller audiences). Exercises for first-year students will be prioritized here. In any case, however, you must be present towards the end of the semester in order to take our exams on campus.

Confirmation for Applicants

You can download a corresponding confirmation that your presence on campus is required from TUMonline (see "Can I enter Germany for my studies?" at As soon as you have submitted an online application, you will find a confirmation of registration for submission to the authorities in the application area of your TUMonline account. This document confirms that individual formats can take place on campus in the winter semester 2020/21.

Confirmation for Students

A confirmation that you need to be present on campus can be obtained via e-mail at Please provide your Matrikel number.

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