Organizing your studies and advice

Starting at university is exciting. Planing modules, registering for courses and exams - everything is new and needs to be well organized. Here and on the following pages you will find all the information you need for your mathematics studies.

Infopoint: the answer to (nearly) all your questions

The Infopoint is your first stop for all your questions related to your Math course at the TUM. We support you in all aspects of study, and get you in touch with the right contact person. Our team advices you on: 

  • Formalities for theses
  • contracts for student assistants
  • Organizational issues during your studies, such as registering for exams, internships, finding your way around campus, finding accommodation and much more.

At the Infopoint Mathematics you can hand in the printed copies of your original signed thesis, BAföG forms for confirmation as well as documents for student assistant contracts.

For questions specific to your degree program, you can find the right contact persons on the overview page of your degree program.

Infopoint Mathematics

Zentrum Mathematik - Infopoint

Boltzmannstr. 3
85748 Garching

Room: MI 00.10.052
Tel: +49 (0)89 289 17577
infopoint (at) ma.tum.de
Internal mail: SB-S-MA

Opening hours

lecture-free period:

Tue,: 9:00 - 11:00 am.

Thu 13:00 - 15:00 pm.

Lecture time:

Mo, Tue, Thu, Fri: 9:00 - 11:00 am.

Tue and Thu 13:00 - 15:00 pm.

On Wednesday, 10:00 - 11:00 am., we offer an online consultation hour, Identifier: 708850

Academic advice for Mathematics: ask us!

Mathematics is a demanding subject to study. If you are feeling somewhat challenged at the start of your studies, we are happy to support you! Your best option is to contact a study advisor, in order to discuss your situation and together find the best solution for you.

Please, choose your subject:

Bachelor Mathematics

Consultation hours for Bachelor's Students

On-Campus consultation hours

On-Campus consultation hours: 
Tuesdays, 14:00 - 15:00 at room 00.10.053 (Kathrin Ruf and Heike Kudlich)

Online consultation hours:

Zoom-Video, passcode 882715

  • Tuesdays, 13:00 - 14:00: questions regarding the organization of your studies (Heike Kudlich)
  • Tuesdays, 15:15 - 16:00: other questions regarding your studies (Kathrin Ruf)

Consultation hours on request

If you do not have time for the above listed consultation hours, individual consultation dates can be scheduled (online or on campus) upon request by email to bachelor (at) ma.tum.de. Please write us some date suggestions to choose from.

Master Mathematics

Master Mathematics in Data Science

Master Mathematical Finance and Actuarial Science

Master Mathematics in Operations Research

Master Mathematics in Science and Engineering

Consultation hours for Master's Students  

On Campus

open consultation hours (no appointment necessary) for Anja Hoffmann and Michael Ritter:

every Thursday, 09:30 - 10:15, at room 00.10.056 (please wear an FFP2 mask)

no consultation hours on 22 September

Online

open consultation hours (no appointment necessary) for Anja Hoffmann and Michael Ritter:

every Thursday, 10:15 - 11:00on zoom: meeting ID: 926 6912 3397, passcode: TUM-1868

no consultation hours on 22 September

Individual counselling

Individual appointments (online or on campus) may be requested by email to master (at) ma.tum.de.

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Support in all circumstances

External influences and personal problems can make studying difficult. The Department of Mathematics is happy to help, if you need an individual solution for a particular problem. Please contact your subject advisor or Dr. Thomas Stolte.

Studying without barriers

We want to make it possible for all people to participate equally and independently in their studies and student life. Do you have any questions or need support? Please contact the department's representatives for students with chronic illnesses or disabilities: in the Bachelor's program Kathrin Ruf and in the Master's program Michael Ritter.

Further information can be found on the service pages of the TUM.

Advice for foreign students

Financial questions, registering at your new place of residence, residency permits, insurance and deadlines - those coming to study in Germany often have a lot to get sorted. Foreign students can contact our advisor for international affairs, Julia Cyllok.

You can find a lot of information on Paths to the TUM.

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