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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”
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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).

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Portrait of all winners of the TUM Future Learning Award 2023
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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.

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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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Portrait of Chiara Manfletti
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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".

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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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Illustration of all authors of "One Topic, One Loop" discussing on a table
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"One Topic, One Loop": Enkelejda Kasneci

Generative AI: Knowledge creates trust

Generative AI for all? To conclude our global discourse series "One Topic, One Loop", Enkelejda Kasneci, Professor of Human-Centered Technologies for Learning at the TUM School of Social Sciences and Technology, reflects on the key findings from all the contributions.

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Opening ceremony of the MDSI with science minister Markus Blume
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Fresh impetus for data science

TUM opens Munich Data Science Institute

The Technical University of Munich (TUM) is celebrating the official launch of the Munich Data Science Institute (MDSI). As a central element of TUM AGENDA 2030, it is funded under the Excellence Initiative of the German government and the federal states. The MDSI pools the strengths of TUM in data sciences, machine learning and artificial intelligence (AI), from basic research to interdisciplinary applications. It will also teach data skills to master’s students, researchers and professionals.

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Dr. Alexandra Strasser, Prof. Karsten Stahl und Rudolf Motzet
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Pilot project to dovetail digital and analog elements

Strategies for a new normal in teaching

Corona has created a new reality in university teaching: Digital, analog and hybrid formats are to be combined in a way that ideally promotes teaching and learning success. To support this, the Bavarian State Ministry for Science and the Arts has launched the “NewNormal” program. TUM is one of the four pilot universities. In this interview, Professor Karsten Stahl and Rudolf Motzet from the Chair of Machine Elements and Dr. Alexandra Strasser from ProLehre | Media and Didactics explain their project of developing a competence- and demand-optimized teaching strategy.

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Illustration of Jerry John Kponyo (left) and Prof. Sune Lehmann Jørgensen.
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One Topic, One Loop: Jerry John Kponyo

Inclusivity and responsible AI

In the third part of our global discourse series "One Topic, One Loop", Prof. Jerry John Kponyo from Kwame Nkrumah' University of Science and Technology (KNUST) in Ghana explores the concept of responsible AI. He emphasizes the importance of ethical, transparent, and inclusive approaches, describes how Afrocentric datasets are generated at KNUST's Responsible AI Lab, and ends with a question for Prof. Sune Lehmann Jørgensen of the Technical University of Denmark.

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Enkelejeda Kasneci on AI and the future of education. Aldo Faisal, Professor of AI and Neuroscience at Imperial College London, answers her concluding question on the topic.
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Global discourse series "One Topic, One Loop": Enkelejda Kasneci

Generative AI for all?

Four countries, four universities, four perspectives: In the global discourse series "One Topic, One Loop", four professors discuss a current topic in research and teaching. Prof. Dr. Enkelejda Kasneci, Head of the Chair for Human-Centered Technologies for Learning at the TUM School of Social Sciences and Technology, begins the discussion. How will research and teaching change under the influence of artificial intelligence - and what comes next?

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