All News

The latest from studies, research and campus life.

Filter by categories (multiple selection possible):

TUM President Prof. Thomas F. Hofmann, Professor of Computer Science Prof. Manfred Broy, Friedrich L. Bauer's widow Hildegard Bauer, sculptor Ubbo Enninga, donor Ernst Denert, TUM President Emeritus Prof. Wolfgang A. Herrmann and Prof. Markus Schwaiger, President of the Bavarian Academy of Sciences and Humanities, next to the bust of Friedrich L. Bauer.
Reading time: 2 Min.

Father of informatics in Germany

TUM commemorates Prof. Friedrich L. Bauer

The Technical University of Munich (TUM) is marking the centenary of the birth of Prof. Friedrich L. Bauer, who held the university’s first informatics chair. A bust has now been officially unveiled outside the lecture hall named in his honor in the building of the TUM School of Computation, Information and Technology in Garching. Prof. Bauer made decisive contributions toward establishing informatics as a scientific field. With ALGOL 60, he also laid the foundations for modern programming languages.

President Teaching Studies Campus news
Group photo of the TUM students participating in the EuroTeQ Collider 2024 in a lecture hall.
Reading time: 4 Min.

Students face real-world challenges at the EuroTeQ Collider

Creating sustainable networks

Creating connections with each other and our environment, strengthening them, and using them to drive the sustainability transformation – that's the aim of the fourth EuroTeQ Collider. In this EU-funded program, more than 60 TUM students recently tackled real-world problems from the business world. Three teams were particularly convincing and will now meet the project groups from the other EuroTeQ partner universities at the EuroTeQaThon in Paris. 

Teaching Studies Campus news Sustainability Community
A group of students taking part in a course in a TUM lecture hall.
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
Reading time: 2 Min.

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.

Teaching Studies Campus news Community
On stage: students creating a new civilization as part of the project week "Hitchhiking through the galaxy"
Reading time: 6 Min.

Project week with the TUM Center for Culture and Arts

A week at the theater

We joined students during a project week at the TUM Center for Culture and Arts as they gained behind-the-scenes insights at the Münchner Kammerspiele and staged their own science fiction play.

Teaching Studies Community
 The jubilant members of the "EduPin" team with the certificates for their first place in the Digital Future Challenge and a prototype of the pin
Reading time: 3 Min.

Two projects from TUM seminar on responsible AI top the list

Students from TUM and LMU win Digital Future Challenge

With “EduPin” and “AI Allies”, two projects from the TUM seminar “Responsible AI” have taken first and second place in the Digital Future Challenge. In the university competition organized by Initiative D21 and the Deloitte Foundation, the students from the Technical University of Munich (TUM) and the Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich (LMU) prevailed against more than 50 teams from all over Germany. The Digital Future Challenge is endowed with 10,000 euros and is held under the patronage of the Federal Minister for Digital and Transport, Volker Wissing.

Community Artificial Intelligence Campus news Studies Teaching
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”
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
Portrait of all winners of the TUM Future Learning Award 2023
Reading time: 2 Min.

TUM community selects the best ideas for study and teaching

The winners of the TUM Future Learning Award 2023

Our world is changing rapidly. It demands new approaches in research, in the application of knowledge, and not least in teaching. The TUM Future Learning Initiative is looking for the best ideas for cutting-edge study and teaching – from those who know best what it takes: the students. This year, the competition was held for the second time. The winners of #TFLI2023 have now been chosen.

Community Campus news Studies Teaching
Reading time: 2 Min.

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.

Campus news Studies Teaching President
Portrait of Chiara Manfletti
Reading time: 3 Min.

NewIn: Chiara Manfletti

Shaping the future of space travel sustainably

Chiara Manfletti has held research as well as management positions at the German Aerospace Center (DLR), the European Space Agency (ESA) and the Portuguese Space Agency. At TUM, she is now sharing her experience with students and researching on a sustainable future of space travel – as she explains in this episode of "NewIn".

Community Research Teaching


Corporate Communications Center
Public Relations Team
Arcisstraße 19
80333 München
Tel. 089/289-22778
Fax 089/289-23388