Students on the roof terrace of the university library on the Freising-Weihenstephan campus.

Study Life Sciences – study the future!

With a course of study in the field of life sciences, you are opting for a young, interdisciplinary science. Because when it comes to researching the topics of our time, such as securing the world's food supply, the scarcity of fossil fuels, climate change, environmental protection and the decline of species, knowledge from the traditional subjects is no longer sufficient.

At the TUM School of Life Sciences we focus on the potential of interdisciplinary education in current research fields.

Be part of the solution to the problems of this world! The TUM School of Life Sciences conducts research at the interfaces of the subjects and combines modern methodology, digital tools and the excellent technical background of TUM to tackle the challenges of the future.

The life sciences make you fit for the job: By combining sound knowledge from various scientific disciplines, you can acquire an individual profile and are well equipped for the diverse future fields in research and industry.

Which life science degree program suits me best?

Find now the right course of study for you according to your interests or desired degree.

You need some more inspiration and information? At our events for prospective students you can get a deeper insight into studying at TUM and talk to other students and our advisors. They will also be happy to advise you personally - just make an appointment!

Insight into studies – What our students say

Brewing Technology

Lukas V., B.Sc. student Brewing and Beverage Technology

"I like the Campus Weihenstephan because it is easy to feel comfortable here as a student. Nobody walks around in a suit and we have a pleasant atmosphere - across all study programs."

Resource Management

 “My goal is to work towards a better future, especially for downtrodden people in India.
There is no single solution to the world’s existing problems. It always depends on the ability of humans to collaborate with each other as well as to interact with the environment.“

Sangeeth E., M.Sc.-Student Sustainable Resource Management

Agrosystem Sciences

Charlotte K., B.Sc.-Student Agrosystem Sciences

“Wir erhalten ein realistisches Bild der Herausforderungen in der modernen Landwirtschaft und lernen unter anderem über die Kommunikationsschwierigkeiten zwischen Verbrauchern und Landwirten.“

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Service for Prospective Students

Why should you study Biotechnology at the TUM School of Life Sciences?

Learn what it's like to study Biotechnology at the TUM School of Life Sciences - all about the requirements and content of Molecular Biotechnology: