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Die Gynäkologin Prof. Marion Kiechle erhielt 2015 den Bayerischen Verdienstorden.
The gynecologist Professor Marion Kiechle received the Bavarian Order of Merit in 2015. Image: Astrid Eckert

Bavarian Order of Merit

The Bavarian Order of Merit is awarded by the Bavarian Prime Minister on a yearly basis as “a sign of grateful recognition for outstanding achievements and service rendered to the Free State of Bavaria and the Bavarian people”.

The Order was established in 1957 and is conferred on women and men irrespective of nationality. The number of living members of the order is limited to 2000.

The following members of the Technical University of Munich (TUM) have been awarded the Bavarian Order of Merit:

Hannemor Keidel (2017)

Acting Exectutive Vice President for International Alliances and Alumni and Delegate Officer for Scientific Exchange with France

Dr. Hannemor Keidel received the Bavarian Order of Merit in 2017.

Thomas Herzog (2016)

Professor Emeritus of Structural Technology (Department of Architecture)

Prof. Dr. Thomas Herzog received the Bavarian Order of Merit in 2016.

Karl-Heinz Hoffmann (2016)

Professor Emeritus of Applied Mathematics (Department of Mathematics)

Prof. Dr. Karl-Heinz Hoffmann received the Bavarian Order of Merit in 2016.

Robert Schmucker (2016)

Associate Professor at the Chair of Astronautics (Department of Mechanical Engineering)

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Robert Schmucker received the Bavarian Order of Merit in 2016.

Marion Kiechle (2015)

Full Professor of Gynaecology (TUM School of Medicine)

Prof. Dr. Marion Kiechle received the Bavarian Order of Merit in 2015.

Angelika Görg (2011)

Professor of Proteomics (TUM School of Life Sciences Weihenstephan)

Prof. Dr. Angelika Görg received the Bavarian Order of Merit in 2011.

Wilfried Huber (2011)

Full Professor of Ecotoxikology (TUM School of Life Sciences Weihenstephan)

Prof. Dr. Wilfried Huber (1942–2017) received the Bavarian Order of Merit in 2011.

Franz Hofmann (2008)

Full Professor of Pharmacology and Toxicology (TUM School of Medicine)

Prof. Dr. Franz Hofmann received the Bavarian Order of Merit in 2008.

Reinhard Rummel (2008)

Full Professor of Astronomical and Physical Geodesy (Department of Civil, Geo and Environmental Engineering)

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Reinhard Rummel received the Bavarian Order of Merit in 2008.

Hans Frei (2008)

Honorary Professor of Cultural Geography, Geography and Regional Studies (TUM School of Management)

Prof. Dr. Hans Frei received the Bavarian Order of Merit in 2008.

Wolfgang A. Herrmann (2007)

Full Professor of Inorganic Chemistry (Department of Chemistry)

Prof. Dr. Wolfgang A. Herrmann received the Bavarian Order of Merit in 2007.

Holger Magel (2007)

Full Professor of Land Management and Land Tenure (Department of Civil, Geo and Environmental Engineering)

Prof. Dr. Holger Magel received the Bavarian Order of Merit in 2007.

Herrmann Wagner (2007)

Full Professor of Microbiology (TUM School of Medicine)

Prof. Dr. Herrmann Wagner received the Bavarian Order of Merit in 2007.

Konrad Weckerle (2007)

Honorary Professor of European Business Law (TUM School of Management)

Prof. Dr. Konrad Weckerle received the Bavarian Order of Merit in 2007.

Horst Wildemann (2006)

Full Professor of Business Administration – Corporate Management, Logistics and Production (TUM School of Management)

Prof. Dr. Horst Wildemann received the Bavarian Order of Merit in 2006.

Friedrich Pfeiffer (2006)

Professor Emeritus of Mechanics (Department of Mechanical Engineering)

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Friedrich Pfeiffer received the Bavarian Order of Merit in 2006.

Helmut Greim (2005)

Full Professor of Toxicology and Environmental Hygiene (TUM School of Medzicine)

Prof. Dr. Helmut Greim received the Bavarian Order of Merit in 2005.

Anna-Elisabeth Trappe (2005)

Full Professor of Neurosurgery (TUM School of Medicine)

Prof. Dr. Anna-Elisabeth Trappe received the Bavarian Order of Merit in 2005.

Johann Wittmann (2002)

Honorary Professor of Constitutional, Administrative and Environmental Law (TUM School of Life Sciences Weihenstephan)

Prof. Dr. Johann Wittmann received the Bavarian Order of Merit in 2002.

Joachim Milberg (2001)

Honorary Professor of Production Engineering and Business Management (Mechanical Engineering)

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Joachim Milberg received the Bavarian Order of Merit in 2001.

Meinhart Classen (2000)

Full Professor of Internal Medicine (TUM School of Medicine)

Prof. Dr. Meinhart Classen received the Bavarian Order of Merit in 2000.

Maria-Elisabeth Michel-Beyerle (2000)

Professor of Physical Chemistry (Department of Chemistry)

Prof. Dr. Maria-Elisabeth Michel-Beyerle received the Bavarian Order of Merit in 2000.

Hans-Jürgen Siegert (1999)

Full Professor of Robotics and Embedded Systems (Department of Informatics)

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Hans-Jürgen Siegert received the Bavarian Order of Merit in 1999.

Jörg Rüdiger Siewert (1997)

Full Professor of Surgery (TUM School of Medicine)

Prof. Dr. Jörg Rüdiger Siewert received the Bavarian Order of Merit in 1997.

Hans-Dieter Kalscheuer (1996)

Honorary Professor of Business Administration (TUM School of Life Sciences Weihenstephan)

Prof. Dr. Hans-Dieter Kalscheuer received the Bavarian Order of Merit in 1996.

Franz Mayinger (1995)

Full Professor of Thermodynamics (Department of Mechanical Engineering)

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Franz Mayinger received the Bavarian Order of Merit in 1995.

Ursula Schmidt-Tintemann (1994)

Associate Professor (Emerita) of Plastic Surgery (TUM School of Medicine)

Prof. Dr. Ursula Schmidt-Tintemann (1924–2017) received the Bavarian Order of Merit in 1994.

Karl Eugen Becker (1992)

Honorary Professor of Testing and Monitoring Technology (Department of Mechanical Engineering)

Prof. Dr. Karl Eugen Becker received the Bavarian Order of Merit in 1992.

Ingolf Ruge (1992)

Full Professor of Integrated Circuitry (Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering)

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Ingolf Ruge received the Bavarian Order of Merit in 1992.

In brackets: Year in which the award was presented.
The information provided on the laureates refers to the time when the award was presented.

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Contact Office of the President

Dr. rer. nat. Benedikt Lickleder
Technical University of Munich
Arcisstraße 21
80333 München
Germany

Tel. +49 89 289 25205
Fax +49 89 289 23399
lickleder@zv.tum.de