Order of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany

The Order of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany – also known as the Federal Cross of Merit – is the highest tribute the Federal Republic of Germany can pay to individuals for services to the nation.

The economist Professor Ann-Kristin Achleitner received the Officer's Cross of the Order of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany in 2014.

Federal President Theodor Heuss established the Order in 1951 on the occasion of the second anniversary of the founding of the Federal Republic. The Order comprises nine classes in the groups Medal of Merit, Order of Merit, Great Cross of Merit and Grand Cross, and may be awarded to Germans and foreign nationals alike.

The following members of the TUM have been awarded the Order of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany:

Grand Cross

Knight Commander's Cross

Commander's Cross

Officer's Cross

Cross

Caption

In brackets: Year in which the award was received

* = not yet at TUM when the award was received

The information provided was current at the time the award was received.

Contact

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