Become a friend of TUM

Promote, support, help shape

Get involved with your university, the Technische Universität München: Promote excellence in science, research, and teaching. Support the next generation of academics. Become a friend of TUM! In our association, you will find a forum for exchange with students, researchers, and representatives from business and society. The Bund der Freunde der TUM offers an active, lively network in the midst of the TUM family.

If you are a member of the Bund der Freunde, you will be sent the University magazines TUMcampus and Faszination Forschung and will be invited to exclusive events for members.

Membership fee

Membership fees are a minimum of

  • 20 € students and for alumni within the first three years after graduation
  • 70 € for individuals
  • 500 € for legal persons, companies, or associations of individuals
  • 1.500 € as a one-time fee for a lifetime membership (for individuals only)


Application Form
Participation in SEPA Direct Debit

Your membership fee is tax-deductible if you pay taxes in Germany.

The German tax authorities recognize the “Bund der Freunde der TUM” (Friends of TUM) as a non-profit organization for the promotion of science and research (according to § 52 para. 2 sentence 1 no. 1 AO). Therefore, membership fees are tax deductible in Germany.

 

Account details

HypoVereinsbank München
IBAN: DE40700202700000201181
BIC: HYVEDEMMXXX

 

Confirmation form for membership fees

The German tax authorities recognize the “Bund der Freunde der TUM” (Friends of TUM) as a non-profit organization for the promotion of science and research (according to § 52 para. 2 sentence 1 no. 1 AO). Therefore, membership fees are tax deductible in Germany.

For annual contributions up to 300 €, we can issue a simplified grant proof (“vereinfachter Zuwendungsnachweis”). For this, please download the confirmation form to your computer and print it out. Then, submit the print to the tax authority (“Finanzamt”) together with a suitable bank certificate (for example a copy of the bank statement).

Simplified confirmation for the membership fee

For annual contributions over 300 €, the association of the “Friends of TUM” will automatically issue a separate donor certificate (according to § 50 para. 1 EstDV). Please give us your full name and address.