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2/22/2024
Reading time: 3 Min.

NewIn: Anne Tryba

Entrepreneurship is more than start-ups

Many problems can be solved with an entrepreneurial mindset and approach. Prof. Anne Tryba is conducting research into how this ability can be taught. In this issue of NewIn, she discusses what this has to do with the concerns of many students and her own experiences.

Community Entrepreneurship Research Studies
2/19/2024
Reading time: 5 Min.

Don't miss: Service for students

Dates, offers, suggestions

Attend a Cantonese trial lesson, take part in the campus run, learn more about intercultural communication: Current offers, dates and ideas for our students.

Community Campus news Studies
Master's student Nektarios Totikos in Boston
2/19/2024

Portrait of Master's student Nektarios Totikos

"Education can work wonders"

Studying at TUM and writing his Master's thesis at MIT was not a given for Nektarios Totikos, who spent part of his childhood and youth in youth welfare facilities. What got him so far? Intelligence, hard work and a great deal of perseverance.

Community Artificial Intelligence Studies
2/9/2024
Reading time: 1 Min.

Media tip: TV report on the work at the future location of TUM's young academy

New life for the Hans Albers Villa

The overgrown former estate of film star Hans Albers and his partner Hansi Burg on the shores of Lake Starnberg is currently being transformed into a new home for the Young Academy of the Technical University of Munich (TUM). It is to become a place of encounter and remembrance.

Campus news Studies TUM in the media
1/30/2024
Reading time: 2 Min.

Support for 1005 students

New record for Deutschlandstipendium scholarships at TUM

The success story of the Deutschlandstipendien at the Technical University of Munich (TUM) continues. With 1005 scholarships, the number has reached four figures for the first time in the winter semester of 2023/2024. The number of sponsors has also continued to rise: This year, there are 127. Since the start in 2011, almost 8000 students at TUM have received this financial support; this corresponds to a total funding volume of 28.8 million euros.

Community Studies President
TUM student Luisa Metten from the Somnoactive team.
1/26/2024
Reading time: 4 Min.

Cooperation with KNUST in Ghana

Student team conducts research on sleep hygiene

Luisa Metten is actually studying aerospace at TUM. Alongside her studies, she is working intensively on another topic: sleep hygiene. With her "Somnoactive" project at TUM: Junge Akademie, she is researching how sleep deprivation can be combated and how sleep in general can be improved.

Campus news Research Studies
1/22/2024
Reading time: 2 Min.

AStA chair Lukas Frias Santos provides an insight into the activities of the Student Representation

Working in the students’ interests

Whether it’s committee work, sustainability projects or the legendary festivals on campus – the commitment of TUM’s Student Representation is vital for the university. In student bodies, the TUM Student Council, the General Students’ Committee (AStA), and university boards, students work tirelessly for the interests of their fellows, and for a vibrant campus life. Lukas Frias Santos gives an insight into their work.

Community Campus news Studies
Impression of the TUM Student Club Fair at the Garching campus: Students in the main hall of the Mechanical Engineering building, at a crossing a blue banner with the inscription “TUM Student Club Fair”
1/10/2024
Reading time: 2 Min.

For the exceptional support of student engagement

TUM honored as a “Committed University”

There are around 170 Student Clubs active at our university. They promote sustainability, engage socially, develop advanced technologies, and create ambitious business ideas. TUM strives to provide them with the best possible support – with advisory services, workshops and training sessions, spaces, and the annual TUM Student Club Fair. As one of only three universities to date, TUM has now been recognized as a “Committed University” by the Association of German Student Initiatives (VDSI).

Community Campus news Studies Teaching
Cheops pyramid from a distance, palm trees and water in the foreground
12/14/2023

New podcast episode of "We are TUM"

The hidden chamber in the pyramid of Cheops

At the beginning of 2023, the international research group of Prof. Christian Große made a sensational find: they discovered a previously unknown chamber in the Pyramid of Cheops in Giza. In this episode of "We are TUM", we talk to the researcher about his discovery and the technology behind it. Other guests are Wolfgang Nowarre from the IT Support and Jonas Bauer, member of the student initiative TUfast Eco. Christa Jansen from the Studierendenwerk also gives tips on how to successfully find accommodation in Munich.

Community Mobility Research Studies
12/12/2023
Reading time: 5 Min.

Don't miss: Service for students

Dates, offers, suggestions

Reserve places in the library online, explore strategies for exam preparation, learn how to apply for jobs abroad or get involved as a tutor at TUM: Current offers, dates and ideas for our students.

Community Campus news Studies
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