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The Technical University of Munich (TUM) has 13 departments built on two key success factors – disciplinary excellence and interdisciplinary networking. Our high placing in national and international university rankings underpins our claim to excellence. At TUM, students will find an excellent study environment at the very cutting edge of scientific research.

Mathematics and Natural Sciences

Physics Professor Peter Fierlinger and doctoral candidate Florian Kuchler prepare an experiment
Preparation of a xenon dipole experiment at FRM II. Image: A. Eckert, A. Heddergott/TUM

Engineering and Architecture

Prof. Thomas Bock and Dr. Seungyel in front of a construction robot
Prof. Thomas Bock and Dr. Seungyel from the Chair for Realization and Robotics in Construction in the machine hall.Image: Andreas Heddergott/TUM

Life Sciences and Health Sciences

Scientist in front of corn plants in a greenhouse
Research at WZW investigates the genetics of one of the world's most important crop plants.Image: Uli Benz/TUM

Economics and Education

A schoolgirl writes in her book
For the education of our children: The TUM School of Education coordinates the German PISA study.Image: Fotolia


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