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Our upcoming event highlights


Family Café for student parents

Mon 4/22/2024

Campus Weihenstephan

An invitation for (future) student parents to meet in a relaxed atmosphere. Register now!


TUM Sustainability Career Day

Tue 4/23/2024, 13:00 - 17:00

Campus Straubing

Network with companies from the fields of sustainability, bioeconomy and biotechnology at the Sustainability Career Day.


Stem cell donation typing campaign

Tue 23 - Wed 4/24/2024

Munich main site

Come to the typing campaign and become a potential stem cell donor for people with leukemia.


Presidential Staff Lunch main campus

Thu 5/2/2024, 12:00 - 14:00

Munich main campus

You´re a staff member interested in helping to shape the university’s future? Apply by April 21 and talk to President Thomas F. Hofmann about your ideas.

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What drives us: President Thomas F. Hofmann about TUM

Research and innovations for society, innovative teaching and continuing education: This is how we shape a sustainable future, relying on the intelligence of the entire university and working closely with global partners to do so.

Our research goals

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Understanding the essential foundations of life

We explore which fundamental forces and mechanisms shaped the universe and how its galaxies, stars and planets developed - and how life originated.

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Maintaining health and targeting diseases

How will we treat serious illnesses in the future and how can we make reliable diagnoses more quickly? We address these questions with the latest technologies and methods.

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Shaping a sustainable living environment

We combine all our expertise to slow down climate change and create sustainable places to live and work.

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Creating new materials and manufacturing technologies

High-precision sensors on a quantum basis and new systems for storing energy - we develop digital manufacturing technologies and sustainable process engineering.

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Pioneering digital transformation for a secure future

We develop secure digital technologies that make life and work easier. Our goal is to find solutions to questions of digital change and to constantly drive them forward.

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Responsible research and innovation in service of society

The technological progress that we help to shape should benefit people and society in the sense of "human-centered engineering".

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TUM in figures

ERC Grants for cutting-edge research
Nobel Prizes
Students walking through the entrance hall of the newly finished building for the TUM Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering on the Garching campus (Image: Andreas Heddergott / TUM).

Schools and Research Centers

Our schools and research centers are connected across disciplines to drive groundbreaking research and educate the talent of tomorrow.

At the BAFTA Awards, "All Quiet on the Western Front" was awarded Best Film. As part of the Art Department, Prof. Waleska Defne Leifeld attended the event. A short time later, the Academy Award followed - Picture: Stefanie Butscheidt

"What I learned here has shaped me to this day"

Waleska Defne Leifeld, alumna and concept artist

Your Life-Long Education Partner

The TUM Institute for LifeLong Learning offers evidence-based, future-oriented and sustainable continuing education throughout your career.

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Podcast We are TUM

In our podcast series, we talk with the people that make up our university.

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