The Technical University of Munich

TUM ranks among Europe’s most outstanding universities in research and innovation – an achievement powered by its distinctive character as the Entrepreneurial University.

Our scientists are committed to cutting-edge interdisciplinary research in the fields of science that address the biggest questions of our time. Research

183 degree programs covering engineering and natural sciences, life sciences and medicine, management and social sciences – a combination found nowhere else in Europe. Studies

It is diversity among its scholars and scientists, students and employees that makes TUM an innovative and dynamic university. Each member of the TUM university is able to develop and maximize their talents. Diversity & Talent Management

TUM is attractive scientists and students from every corner of the globe, it is active in international cooperation projects – and has established a campus and offices on several continents. Global

Excellence Strategy

As announced in July 2019, TUM has secured the title "University of Excellence" for the third time in succession. This makes it the only technical university in Germany to have held the title consecutively since 2006. Excellence Strategy

To realize its aim of creating lasting value for society, TUM embraces the open mindset of a science-driven enterprise. It has undertaken a series of reforms since 1998 to transform itself into an entrepreneurial university.

  • Entrepreneurial spirit: TUM supports university graduates/researchers who have promising ideas for high-tech start-ups. Such start-ups have employed > 15,000 people. TUM provides advice on setting up a new company and prepares budding entrepreneurs for the challenges of the market. TUM start-up consulting
  • Technology transfer: TUM actively markets the inventions of its researchers and students in various high-tech sectors. The research conducted at TUM is also invaluable to companies across the world, who use it to solve highly complex technological challenges. Each year, TUM concludes > 6,000 cooperation agreements with industry. TUM ForTe's technology transfer
  • Entrepreneurial university: Science is a worldwide competition for discovery and innovation. To gain a competitive edge, TUM is creating entrepreneurial structures. A strong sense of entrepreneurship is now firmly embedded in our culture. TUM. The Entrepreneurial university