University elections 2023

This year's university elections will take place on July 11, 2023 from 9 am to 5pm
Absentee ballots can still be requested via TUMOnline until June 27, 2023. We've explained how it works in the video below.

How can I vote?

For a stress-free election we recommend to vote by postal vote. You can find detailed instructions for postal voting here.

Q&A with the candidates of the 2021 university election

June 21, 4 pm

Why should I vote?

  • You set the direction of Higher Education Policy for the next year!
  • You motivate your Student Representatives!
  • You strengthen the position of the Student Representation and thus your interests!
  • You strengthen your Student Representatives in the committees and thereby influence the development of your department and your university!

Who can I vote for?

You elect:

  • Dean (every three years)
  • Student Representatives in the TUM Senate and the TUM Board of Trustees
  • Student Representatives in the Department Council
  • Student Representatives  according to the Bavarian Higher Education Act

A detailed listing is given here.

Who is running for the Senate this year?

The following candidates are running for the Senate this year. In our Walomat you can compare them and their positions.

 Here you will find the candidates available for the election and their positions.

How does the election process work?

You can find more information about that topic under electoral procedures.

Where to vote?

You have the option of voting on site or by postal vote. On-site voting is set up at the following locations: main site Munich (enrollment hall), campus Garching (magistral mechanical engineering), campus Weihenstephan (foyer central lecture hall) and TUM campus Straubing (Schulgasse 22).

Results from former university elections

You can find the results from the past years here:

The results of the last few years and the lists of candidates and supporters can also be found there.

Here you will find an overview of voter turnout since 2005.


If you have any questions send an e-mail to or visit the website of TUM.