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Research at TUM's departments

Technische Universität München (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 & the Natural Sciences

Xenon dipole experiment: Physics Professor Peter Fierlinger and doctoral candidate Florian Kuchler set up the experiment.
Xenon dipole experiment: Physics Professor Peter Fierlinger and doctoral candidate Florian Kuchler set up the experiment.Image: Astrid Eckert

Engineering & Architecture

In the machine hall with Prof. Thomas Bock and Dr. Seungyel from the Chair for Realization and Robotics in Construction.
In the machine hall with Prof. Thomas Bock and Dr. Seungyel from the Chair for Realization and Robotics in Construction.Image: Heddergott

Life Sciences, Medicine & Health Sciences

Research at WZW investigates the genetics of one of the world's most important crop plants.
Research at WZW investigates the genetics of one of the world's most important crop plants.Image: Ulli Benz

Economics & Education

For the education of our children: The TUM School of Education coordinates the German PISA study
For the education of our children: The TUM School of Education coordinates the German PISA study.Image: Fotolia