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Our upcoming event highlights


Lecture series "Science for Everyone": 3D avatars

Wednesday 12/06/2023, 19:00 - 20:30

Deutsches Museum and livestream

Come to the lecture by Prof. Matthias Niessner and learn more about the photorealistic reproduction of 3D avatars.


Dies academicus 2023

Thursday 12/07/2023, 10:00 - 12:00

Main Campus

Join us for the Annual Academic Celebration in the Audimax as we look back on the highlights of the past year.


Lecture by Iris Bell on Smart Cities

Wednesday 12/13/2023, 06:30 - 08:00

Changing event locations / Zoom

Talk of the environmental lecture series: Cities of Change. Also check out the full semester program!


Photo exhibition "Nobel Heroes"

Thursday 12/07/2023 - Sunday 02/18/2024

München (main campus)

Explore the world of Nobel Laureates, presented in a unique collection of portraits by Peter Badge.

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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

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.

In the selection process to become an ESA astronaut, TUM alumna Dr. Amelie Schoenenwald was able to score points with her broad academic education and her diverse hobbies and interests - Photo: M. Jooß

"Dreams are attainable"

Amelie Schoenenwald, alumna and ESA reserve astronaut


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