Ways to join

Apply soon for a scholarship 2021!

The academy invites students of TUM and the partner universities HFF (Hochschule für Fernsehen und Film), ADBK (Akademie der Bildenden Künste) and HMTM (Hochschule für Musik und Theater München) to apply for the program. 
The Deans or Deans of Studies of the faculties nominate students for the application. Students can also apply proactively with the recommendation of a professor. But in the application process, it's not all about the achievements during your studies. What counts is your creativity, community involvement, and willingness to take over responsibility.

The Call for Class 2021 will be announced shortly.

Eligibility criteria

You are

  • enrolled at TUM, ADBK, HFF, HMTM or LMU
  • one of the outstanding students of your semester
  • eager to develop yourself
  • highly interested in science and research
  • not compromised in your educational performance by the membership

Application documents (in English)


Letter of motivation (1-2 pages)

Please let us know why the membership in the TUM: Junge Akademie seems attractive to you, what you expect from your time at TUMJA and how you would like to be involved.
2 Curriculum Vitae  
3 Transcript of academic records, including marks official document / TUM grades
4 Essay regarding the call  (2-3 pages) or a video (max. 3 minutes) produced by yourself Your perception will help us to learn more about your ideas and concerns. The essay can (and should) include a vision and demonstrate creativity. We are looking forward to being surprised by you.
5 For unsolicited applications: Letter of Recommendation by a member of the professorate