For our research & science managers

CareerDesign@TUM and our open course program “Effective Science Management” are designed to meet your needs as a science manager at TUM and offer you a custom-tailored development program to support you in mastering your daily management challenges.

Further Education for all employees of TUM
You care for an inspiring, safe and fulfilling workplace? We are happy to accompany you on your path. Whether you have to deal with a lot of changes, wish for a nurturing communication or need details on employment law: we offer a wide variety of formats to enhance both your competence and satisfaction with your working environment. TUM horizons

You are a science manager at TUM and want to advance your management skills? Do you want to strengthen your leadership capabilities as a senior science manager? Our evidence-based, custom-tailored course program Effective Science Management, developed in collaboration with the Chair of Research and Science Management (Prof. Dr. Claudia Peus) is designed to support you in mastering your leadership and management challenges.

New Qualification Program for Mid-Level Academic Staff:
You want to specialize in research, teaching, science management, entrepreneurial advisory or technology management? Shape your career yourself!
CareerDesign@TUM is our holistic qualification program for mid-level academics (“Akademischer MIttelbau”). The unique program systematically implements five new qualification tracks and offers attractive alternatives to professorship. Rooted in the idea of Life Long Learning and Open Loop University, CareerDesign@TUM aims at individualized, proactive and dynamic professional development. CareerDesign@TUM

Literature & Guidelines for Leaders: TUM Leadership Toolbox

The TUM Leadership Toolbox contains research articles and reading recommendations, guidelines and TUM agreements on leadership in academia. The materials are available for all TUM leaders and can be downloaded below. At the moment, most of our resources are only available in German. We are currently working on the English translations.

Here you can find useful materials on selecting, recruiting, and onboarding of new employees.



Here you can find useful materials on the topic of leadership and mental health, e.g. on boundary, stress and health management.



Please find more reading recommendations and resources on leadership, (virtual) team collaboration, diversity and mental health in our TUM Knowledge Base Leadership & Teamwork.