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Top cyclist and TUM student Ricarda Bauernfeind
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Racing cyclist and TUM student Ricarda Bauernfeind

Stage victory in the Tour de France during the Bachelor's thesis

On the summer day in 2023 when she sprinted to a stage win in the Tour de France, Ricarda Bauernfeind was 23 years old and working on her bachelor’s thesis at TUM. Portrait of an exceptional personality.

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Community Studies
Students at TUM
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TUM graduates in demand all over the world

Number 13 in Employability Ranking

Graduates of TUM are keenly sought in the international job market. This is seen yet again in the new Global University Employability Ranking. In the latest edition, TUM is 13th worldwide and is number four in Europe behind the universities in Cambridge and Oxford and Imperial College London.

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Community Studies TUM in Rankings
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EuroTeQ welcomes new members at the start of the second funding period

Shaping the Future of European Engineering

The successful EuroTeQ Engineering University expands its range and prepares for further shaping the future of European Engineering. At the start of the second funding phase by the European Union, two new excellent members were welcomed: the HEC Paris and IESE Business School Barcelona. On November 21 and 22, representatives of all eight partner universities came together at Technical University of Munich (TUM) to demonstrate their commitment to the joint transformation of student education and lifelong learning.

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Campus news Studies Teaching President
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Don't miss: Service for students

Dates, offers, suggestions

Designing zero waste strategies, listening to top managers, getting to know Mumbai and Beijing, working with the electronic learning coach: Current offers, dates and ideas for our students.

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Researcher with a robot hand
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THE and Shanghai subject rankings

High placements for TUM in prestigious rankings

In two of the most highly respected international subject rankings, the Technical University of Munich (TUM) again achieved outstanding positions. In the THE World University Rankings by Subject, which assesses broad subject groups, TUM is ranked among the world’s top 25 in three areas. In the Global Rankings of Academic Subjects (Shanghai Rankings), which cover individual subjects, TUM is among the top 25 in four subjects and among the top 10 in remote sensing and medical technology.

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Community Research Studies TUM in Rankings
Portrait photo of Prof. Dr. Senthold Asseng

New podcast episode of „We are TUM“

Indoor Farming, Family Service at TUM and strategies for test anxiety

Saving resources and avoiding pesticides - that's what indoor farming promises. Senthold Asseng, Professor of Digital Agriculture, is conducting research on this topic and is a finalist in the Werner Siemens Foundation's highly endowed "Jahrhundertprojekt" ideas competition. Also in this episode: Hidden champions Marion Friederich and Ana Dzhigovechki present the services offered by the TUM Family Service, Leonie Popken from the student club visiTUM tells us what she advises future students to do - and psychotherapist Annika Hughes reveals strategies to manage test anxiety.

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Community Sustainability Research Studies

Open-Air First Semester Party at TUM Campus Garching

Welcome party for 14,500 new students from around the world

The Technical University of Munich (TUM) welcomed its new students with courage for the future, free beer, pretzels and live music. 14,500 students are starting their academic journey at TUM this winter semester. A total of 52,000 young people are studying here - 44 percent of whom are international students bringing their diverse ways of thinking from over 140 countries to TUM.

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Community Campus news Studies President
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Don't miss: Service for students

Dates, offers, suggestions

Learn languages in tandem, go on a math scavenger hunt, strengthen mental health, watch diversity films, get smart in learning workshops: Current offerings, dates and ideas for our students in fall 2023.

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TUM PREP participant Hannah Ulman from Princeton University.
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Practical Research Experience Program at TUM (TUM PREP)

From Princeton to the Isar

Hannah Ulman is studying at Princeton and has just spent two months at TUM in Munich. With the TUM PREP program, excellent students from North America and London come to Bavaria every year to conduct research in joint teams. Hannah Ulman co-developed a chatbot.

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Community Research Studies
Eine Gruppe Studierender auf einer Wiese vor einem Universitätsgebäude, ein Student präsentiert eine Skizze auf einem Whiteboard
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Until October 17, the TUM family votes on the best ideas for studying and teaching

TUM Future Learning Initiative finale

In March, President Thomas F. Hofmann called on all students and alumni to participate in the TUM Future Learning Initiative 2023 and present their ideas for teaching at our university. Numerous teams came up with creative concepts and developed innovative approaches. Ten proposals have made it to the finals - and the entire TUM family will select the winners. The online voting is open until October 17.

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