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People at a training event
5/22/2024
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EFMD Excellence in Practice Award for joint project with TÜV Süd

Award for continuing education program at TUM

The European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD) has awarded the Excellence in Practice Award Silver in the “Professional Development” category to the joint training program of the Technical University of Munich (TUM) and TÜV Süd. For over ten years, this program has been enabling the company’s employees to meet the challenges of a globalized working world.

Campus news
5/7/2024
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Interview with Thomas F. Hofmann

"I'd like to encourage everyone to experiment"

With proposals for three new research clusters, TUM is participating in the next round of the Excellence Initiative of the German federal and state governments. We spoke with president Thomas F. Hofmann about how the new round has gone so far and what lies ahead.

President Research Campus news
Prof. Daniel Pittich (center) and his team at a meeting.
4/30/2024
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Continuing education program Faculty@TUM

"Good Leadership is well worth it!"

The path to a professorship calls for expert knowledge, creativity and, more than anything, for ambition and motivation. And there's a new challenge waiting at the end of the journey: Leading a team. TUM's "Faculty@TUM" continuing education program helps professors navigate this role change.

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TUM student Matthias Decarli has just taken part in an international conference in Seville.
4/26/2024
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TUM Global Week, May 13–17 2024

“Contacts in other countries are invaluable”

TUM is colorful and diverse: over 40% of its students are international and every semester up to 1,000 exchange students come from all over the world. You can experience this internationality during Global Week. We spoke to Matthias Decarli, President of the Erasmus Student Network (ESN) TUMi, in the run-up to the event.

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Magazin TUMcampus Ausgabe 2/2024
4/25/2024
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TUMcampus magazine issue 2/2024

„Creating something new together“

In this issue, we talk to Thomas F. Hofmann about the first success in the new round of the Excellence Strategy and we accompany students on a very special course - in the theater instead of the lecture hall. In addition: Professors learn how good leadership works in the Faculty@TUM continuing education program of the TUM Institute for LifeLong Learning. Two of them report on how this has changed the way they work with their team.

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A group of students taking part in a course in a TUM lecture hall.
4/24/2024
Reading time: 2 Min.

AI, data, sustainable agrosystems

New degree programs starting in the winter semester 2024/25

State-of-the-art teaching is didactically innovative, methodically sophisticated – and changing constantly. After all, when the world evolves, teaching that enables us to understand it needs to evolve too. The degree programs taught at TUM reflect this. Thus, in the winter semester 2024/25, additional programs dedicated to crucial issues of our time, such as artificial intelligence, big data, and food security, will be added to the portfolio.

Teaching Studies Campus news
4/19/2024
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Successful information event at Galileo on TUM Campus Garching

First Welcome Day for academic support staff

Around 140 new TUM employees who have joined the university since the beginning of last winter semester participated in the first "Welcome Day for Academic Support Staff". University President Prof. Thomas F. Hofmann and Head of Administration Chancellor Albert Berger welcomed the new colleagues to the TUM family, organized by the TUM Institute for LifeLong Learning. In addition, dedicated colleagues from central units of the university provided information about their tasks and valuable offers for employees.

President Campus news Community
4/18/2024
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Groundbreaking ceremony for "Ingeborg Pohl Children's Oasis at TUM"

TUM gets building by star architect Prof. Francis Kéré in tandem with Prof. Hermann Kaufmann

Munich is getting a new architectural jewel. The architect Francis Kéré, who has been awarded the Pritzker Prize, the "Nobel Prize for Architecture", in 2022, will realize his first project in the Bavarian capital. According to the plans of the TUM professor, a new children's daycare center is being built on Gabelsbergerstraße as a structural timber construction with an iconic folded slatted façade made of Corten steel, which unfolds a characteristic patina in earthy tones. For the Technical University of Munich (TUM), the new daycare center marks another milestone on its path to optimally combining studying and working at a top university with family and children.

President Campus news Community
4/18/2024
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Expansion of the flagship partnership with Tsinghua University

TUM strengthens strategic scientific cooperation in China

The Technical University of Munich (TUM) is strengthening its cooperation with China in climate change, sustainability, and health research areas. During a trip to Beijing, Shenzhen, and Shanghai, TUM President Prof. Thomas F. Hofmann signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the flagship partner university Tsinghua. The TUM delegation also visited other universities, companies, and start-ups to expand its science-specific local expertise.

President Campus news Sustainability
4/15/2024
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Prize for Excellence in Teaching and Certificates of Honor for Excellence in Teaching awarded

Award-winning didactics at TUM

Authentic, responsible, and courageous: lecturers have to bring their whole personality to bear to not only pass on course content to students but to enable them to immerse themselves in a fascinating world of knowledge. Around 6,000 teachers at the Technical University of Munich face this challenge daily. Eight of them have now received special recognition with the Prize for Excellence in Teaching from the Free State of Bavaria and the Certificate of Honor for Excellence in Teaching.

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