Vaccinations are an important factor in containing the COVID-19 pandemic. TUM students and staff can now be vaccinated on a total of 5 dates in July without pre-registration at Munich and Garching Campus.
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Carina Wimmer has been dreaming of a trip to Tokyo for years: But the TUM student and military athlete was not planning a vacation. Her goal was to compete in the 2020 Olympic Games. Just a few weeks ago she booked her ticket after winning two gold medals with her air pistol at the European Championships.
Mental health, online labs and a virtual forest: the field of contributions that have already been implemented through the ideas competition “Studienbezogene Verstärkung der Exzellenzstrategie” (study-related reinforcement of the excellence strategy) is wide. Now the next round starts, seeking concepts for digital and project-based forms of teaching, learning and examining.
After a semester that was once again dominated by the Corona pandemic, the examination phase will soon begin. In order to enable all students to participate as safely as possible, including in on-campus exams, TUM is making up to five free self-tests available to all of its students on a one-time basis from 14.07.2021.
Climate crisis, sustainable development, digitalization - the challenges and opportunities for young engineers are enormous. How can they equip themselves for them? How do they best act in accordance with society's needs? And how do they become fit for the European labor market? Answers to these questions are provided by the EuroTeQ course offering for students, which was published yesterday.
The Corona pandemic fundamentally changed studying last year: The campus was empty a lot of the time. Most courses took place online. And in order to study in a concentrated manner and prepare for exams, students were often unable to meet with their fellow students. Now, however, a bit of normality is finally returning: The StudiTUM houses are open to students again.
The TUM Global Week from 5 to 9 July, 2021, is an important stimulus for international projects and collaborations. All members of the TUM family are invited to discuss global challenges in numerous information and networking events, to clarify practical questions about stays abroad, and to learn about new offers for international exchange.
TUM student Sarah Maafi writes for leading magazines such as The Architects’ Journal and RIBA Journal. Her article “Ending Racism is a Choice” was recently honored by the Royal Institute of British Architects with the top prize in its RIBA Future Architects writing competition. In our interview, she makes the case for a rethinking in architecture.
Funding a scholarship does not need to be a major financial effort. It is also possible to support young people on their educational path together, with many individual contributions. Marking the anniversary of the national scholarship program 'Deutschlandstipendium', we are therefore joining the strengths of our university family with a fundraising campagin. Let us foster young talents in all their diversity together!
One of the best researched buildings of antiquity: the Cheops Pyramid. Still, its structure has not yet been investigated in its entirety. Using non-destructive testing methods, doctoral student Johannes Scherr took a closer look at the inside of the pyramid. For us he wrote down his experiences:
What are our values? What matters most to us, what do we want to achieve? The TUM VALUES campaign explores and provides examples of the personal attitudes and values that are brought to life at TUM – what drives and inspires the people here, what gives them strength and makes them happy, and what means most to them.