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Staff

The faculty of the Technical University of Munich (TUM) comprises more than 500 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.

10,829 members of staff

(Number of people, as of Dec 1, 2019)

 StaffFemaleInternational
Employees*10,8294,6252,027
Professors**549
(thereof university hospital: 63)
110
(thereof university hospital: 12)
95
(thereof university hospital: 6)
thereof C4/W3**3514951
thereof C3/W2**1986144
thereof C2/W1**000
Academic staff
(without professors)
6,918
(thereof university hospital: 1,747)
2,490
(thereof university hospital: 905)
1,674
(thereof university hospital: 255)
Non-academic staff
(without university hospital)
3,3622,025258

* 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.

594 professors

(Number of people, as of Dec 1, 2019)

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).

45 professors appointed in cooperation with external research institutions

(Number of people, as of Dec 1, 2019)

 ProfessorsFemaleInternational
Total451411
thereof C4/W33045
thereof C3/W215106

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).