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Course of studies



Duration of study (semesters)






Description of course of studies

The Technische Universität München offeres one single bachelor course of study “Physics”. It builds up several consecutive Master study courses.

Profile of BSc Physics at TUM:
  • Basic lectures in the first four semesters (experimental physics, theoretical physics, mathematics, chemistry, computational physics, soft skills)
  • in preparation for the possible master studies in the future the 5th and 6th semester students chose one of the special subjects:
    • Nuclear-, particle- and astrophysics
    • Condensed Matter
    • Biophysics
    • Applied & Engineering Physics

Physics consists of the experimental investigation, measurement and mathematical depiction of natural processes, and is often of fundamental importance to other sciences. Since it is in a state of constant development, no single definition is able to do justice to the discipline as a whole. The challenges involved in working in physics require a creative spirit and the ability to solve complex problems. This in turn requires a broad level of training that also coaches flexibility and the ability to work in a team. Physicists are characterized by inquiring minds and a desire to determine and explain the origins and foundations of technical and natural processes, and are not only open to new ideas but also flexible in approach. This means that they find employment in a wide range of fields. Physics as a profession is not encountered outside research, but in the job world, practitioners are deployed in areas that benefit from their low degree of specialization and their openness towards new areas of inquiry. For this reason, physicists are to be found at consultant firms and in development departments, at insurance companies and research institutes, and at public authorities and software developers. More exact details cannot be provided due to the broad scope of the work, but it is this aspect that makes the study of physics so attractive.

Curriculum (link)


Major fields of study

Students can major in one of the following subjects: Nuclear-, particle- and astrophysics, Condensed Matter, Biophysics and Applied & Engineering Physics

Guide to study (Link)


Course of studies



Application and admission



Application period for winter semester : 15.05. - 15.09.

An application for the summer semester is only possible for higher upper-division semesters and under certain conditions - please refer to the TUM Physics Department for more information.

Our online application portal will create a checklist with documents you have to hand in.
You must submit the signed application form and – if possible – all documents before the application deadline, i.e. before 15.09. for winter semester If individual documents are not available at that date, you can hand them in up to five weeks after the start of the lecture period. However, we recommend that you submit all required documents well before the semester begins, as you will not be enrolled until all documents have been received.
Please check your TUMonline account regularly to see if we have any questions concerning your documents or if you have to amend one or more documents.

Aptitude assessment


Start of course

Winter term

Application Period

Winter semester: May 15 - September 15

Admission notification

Via Email after verification of application documents

Application documents

Qualification for admission to higher education (officially authenticated copy), curriculum vitae, passport-size photo
Attention! You´ll get a check list of all required papers after filling the online-application.

Application documents (International students)

Preliminary inspection documentation, Entitlement to University study, certified translation of school-leaving certificate, curriculum vitae, photo, certificate of german language proficiency
Attention! You´ll get a check list of all required papers after filling the online-application.

Application form/ Online application (Link)


Information | Counselling

Academic counseling

Dr. Karl Dressler

General student counseling (Link)




Study and examination regulations

Examination regulations (Link)


Examination information

Examination and academic issues will be handled by the secretary of examination board.

Further links

Website of course of studies (link)


Department website


Student´s representatives (link)


Gender Equality Officer


Study abroad program coordinator

Prof. Stefan Schönert, Dr. Maria Eckholt

Student Advising and Prospective Students Programs

Arcisstr. 21
80333 München

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Student Advising and Prospective Students Programs