Staff

The faculty of the Technical University of Munich (TUM) comprises more than 600 professors. This number has risen significantly since 2006 – the year it was named one of Germany’s first three Universities of Excellence. In 2005, the university had 399 professors.

(Number of people, as of Dec 1, 2021)

 StaffFemaleInternational
Employees*11,5095,0382,392
Professors**575
(university hospital: 64)
129
(university hospital: 14)
114
(university hospital: 5)
thereof C4/W3**3836668
thereof C3/W2**1926346
thereof C2/W1**000
Academic staff
(without professors)
7,453
(university hospital: 1,895)
2,803
(university hospital: 1,023)
1,983
(university hospital: 299)
Non-academic staff
(without university hospital)
3,4812,106295

* Salaried employees at TUM on full- or part-time contracts, whereby their occupation at TUM classifies as their main professional engagement.
** The numbers of faculty members in this table do not include those appointed in cooperation with external institutions.

(Number of people, as of Dec 1, 2021)

This number comprises all faculty members, and includes professors who were appointed by the university in cooperation with an external institution, and who are financed through this institution (e.g. Helmholtz Association).

(Number of people, as of Dec 1, 2021)

 ProfessorsFemaleInternational
Total481612
thereof C4/W33486
thereof C3/W21486

This number includes professors who were appointed by TUM in cooperation with an external institution, and who are financed through this institution (e.g. Helmholtz Association).