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The TUM Senate

The TUM Senate is the university's highest academic authority and has 11 voting members.

The role of the TUM Senate

The TUM Senate makes decisions on

  • regulations issued by the university 
  • matters of fundamental importance to the research / promotion of young scientific and artistic talents and to compliance with the university's equal opportunity program 
  • applications to set up collaborative research centers, graduate programs and other such organizations and institutes 
  • proposals concerning the establishment / modification / cancellation of degree programs 
  • proposals concerning the appointment of honorary professors 
  • the bestowment of the titles of honorary senate member, honorary citizen and honorary member of the university
  • the endorsement of proposals concerning the appointment of external members of the TUM Board of Trustees

defines

  • key research areas

comments

  • on proposals concerning faculty appointments

gives its consent to

  • the decision of the president concerning the conferment of the “TUM Distinguished Affiliated Professor” honorary professorship

elects:

  • the ombudsperson responsible for inquiring into allegations of scientific misconduct 
  • the gender equality officer of the university

Members of the TUM Senate (since October 1st, 2016)

The Senate has 11 voting members. It is made up of faculty members (6), scientific/artistic or other associates (2), the university's gender equality officer, a member of the assembly of doctoral candidates (TUM-specific and only in an advisory capacity) and student representatives (2).

Chair



Bernhard Rieger

Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Dr. h.c. Bernhard Rieger


Vice Chair

Faculty Representatives

Representative of the Scientific Staff

Representative of the Non-Scientific Staff

Gender Equality Officer

Representative of the TUM Graduate Council (in advisory capacity)

Students Representatives

Contact

Office of the President
Dr. Christine Rupp
Tel. +49 89 289 25201
Fax +49 89 289 23399
rupp@zv.tum.de

All contact persons in the Office of the President

Contact

Office of the President
Dr. Christine Rupp
Tel. +49 89 289 25201
Fax +49 89 289 23399
rupp@zv.tum.de

All contact persons in the Office of the President