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Impulse lectures, mindful breaks, exchange
Mental Health Day on October 10
Mental health is becoming increasingly important in our world of work, not at least as a result of the Corona pandemic. For this reason, the TUM Institute for LifeLong Learning is offering a broad program for the University's employees on World Mental Health Day on October 10, to which the public is also invited for selected lectures. Registrations are now open.
TUM student Benedict Scheu talks about his experiences with taking module courses in philosophy at the HFPH
“A natural extension of my studies”
Since 2019, TUM students have had the opportunity to take courses at the Munich School of Philosophy (HFPH) and earn extra credits. This allows them to take a look at completely different disciplines and put the content of their studies into a broader perspective. For example, they deal in depth with ethical and philosophical issues that are of central importance for technological or economic contexts. Benedict Scheu has seized this opportunity. In the interview, he talks about his experiences.
BMW CEO to lecture on the transformation of the automotive industry
Oliver Zipse appointed honorary professor
Oliver Zipse, the CEO of BMW AG, has been appointed to an honorary professorship at the Technical University of Munich (TUM). He has been lecturing on the transformation of the automotive industry at the TUM School of Management since 2019.
Tweet from space to TUM students
Astronaut and alumna Samantha Cristoforetti greets TUM
Astronaut and TUM graduate Samantha Cristoforetti sent a message from space to current students of the Technical University of Munich (TUM). Orbiting in the international space station ISS, she wished the students of her alma mater TUM continued success, greeting Munich with a traditional Bavarian "Servus Minga!"
GMDS Young Scientist Award and invitation to Oxford for student Friederike Suhr
Excellent bachelor thesis on global health
What is the impact of flood exposure on population health in Sub-Saharan Africa? Friederike Suhr investigated the current state of evidence in her bachelor thesis and won the 2022 Young Scientist Award for Epidemiology from the German Association for Medical Informatics, Biometry and Epidemiology (GMDS). Now she is going to Oxford as a Junior Visiting Scholar.
Successful crowdfunding campaign for the Deutschlandstipendium at TUM
Matching Challenge funds twelve new scholarships
For more than ten years, the Deutschlandstipendium, Germany's national scholarship program, has been supporting particularly talented and committed students. With over 6,000 scholarships awarded, TUM is the German university that supports the most students. Now even more can be added: As part of a crowdfunding challenge, current and former scholarship holders of the Deutschlandstipendium have provided TUM with funds for twelve additional scholarships.
Practical Research Experience Program at TUM (TUM PREP)
"I really felt like challenging myself"
From London to Garching: Nereida Abad-Yang is actually studying chemistry at Imperial College. She is currently doing research at TUM for nine weeks. She is taking part in the TUM PREP programme, which brings excellent international students to Munich every summer. What is it like to live and study far away?
Not to be missed: Service for students
Dates, offers, suggestions
Try out last minute relaxation exercises, learn about paths into journalism, explore sustainability at TUM: Current offers, dates and ideas for our students.
An interview with student Chiara Marske and Prof. David Wuttke
The Logistics lecture viewed through VR glasses
Approximately 70 students attended an entire semester of classes by Prof. David Wuttke in Virtual Reality (VR). In an interview, student Chiara Marske and the professor for Supply Chain Management talk about why they can remember the VR seminar better, what topics in the Management curriculum are a good fit for the format and when the VR glasses were distracting.
European Championships Munich 2022
“It’s all about having the courage”
Michelle Brey is studying sport science at TUM. Soon she will be interviewing top international athletes such as Gesa Krause and Timo Boll on the occasion of the European Championships 2022 taking place in Munich from August 11 to 22. With this assignment, the TUM student will take her first steps into the world of sports journalism.