International Education Programs

The Technical University of Munich, as well as its university cooperation partners and the associated institute UnternehmerTUM, offer a range of programs that make students and scientists fit for starting a business.

In the different formats, topics such as idea development, prototype construction, business plan preparation, concept validation and much more are addressed and learned. The programs presented here are aimed at TUM students and scientists who are still at the very beginning of their start-up project and would like to acquire the necessary tools for the possible implementation of a start-up idea within the framework of the programs.

Global Challenge Lab

At the Global Challenge Lab (GCL), students from around the world form cross-institutional and interdisciplinary teams - consisting of three to six people - to work on projects related to the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). In this program, Imperial College Enterprise Lab, Tsinghua University's x-lab and Technical University of Munich are working with global university partners to bring together hundreds of students and alumni to grow their international network, gain new skills, and create new ideas that help achieve the UN SDG defined by the United Nations. Application deadline: June 30, 2024

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Global Food Venture Programme

The Global Food Venture Program of EIT Food supports motivated PhD students from all over Europe to develop their innovative ideas in the field of food & agribusiness into successful business ideas. Within this program, knowledge from the field of entrepreneurship and business creation is imparted. In addition, participants gain exclusive access to international start-up networks.

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Climate KIC - The Journey

The "Journey" is the world's largest summer school on climate change/climate innovation and entrepreneurship. Since 2013, the Technical University of Munich has been involved in organizing and hosting the Summer School as part of Climate-KIC, funded by the European Institute of Innovation & Technology (EIT) . Participation is free of charge for TUM students.

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Singapore Entrepreneurship Exchange Program

The Technical University of Munich (TUM) School of Management has launched an innovative exchange program with the National University of Singapore (NUS) and our recent partner ESADE Business School in Barcelona: Students will attend an entrepreneurship seminar and complete their project studies at the host university for one semester and do an internship at a start-up at the same time either in Singapore or in Barcelona. In this way, the three universities are supporting students who want to acquire both entrepreneurial and intercultural skills.

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