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Art and culture in close cooperation with research and teaching

TUM Center for Culture and Arts founded

With a new TUM Center for Culture and Arts (CCA), the Technical University of Munich aims to interlink art and culture more closely with science and provide impetus for intellectual exchange across disciplinary, cultural, and generational boundaries. To this end, high-level cultural events, inspiring teaching formats, and experiments using technological innovations for entirely new art forms are planned.

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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
Participants of the HackaTUM 2023
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hackaTUM on the Garching campus

Coding competition for the most creative solutions

Energy transition in the household, help with extreme weather conditions or the personalization of cooking recipes – this year's "hackaTUM" was once again all about creative solutions to real-life problems. Students from 75 universities on three continents took on the tasks set by companies.

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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
Melanie Schirmer talking to another researcher
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Highly Cited Researchers rankings

Eleven scientists among the most cited worldwide

Eleven TUM researchers belong to the world's most frequently cited scientists. Their names can be found in the latest Highly Cited Researchers rankings.

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Community Research TUM in Rankings
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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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Community Campus news Studies
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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Community Research Teaching
The smartbax team lead by Dr. Robert Macsics, Prof. Stephan Sieber, Dr. Sylvia Varland and Dr. Eric Juskewitz.
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Smartbax nominated for Falling Walls award

Start-up dedicated to developing new antibiotics

It all began with basic research: While conducting laboratory experiments, a team at the Technical University of Munich (TUM) came across an active agent against multidrug-resistant bacteria with a fundamental difference to antibiotics developed to date. The researchers have since established a start-up to develop a new drug based on this agent. The entrepreneurs have now been nominated for Science Breakthrough of the Year in the Science Start-Up category at the international Falling Walls summit.

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Community Entrepreneurship Research
Jutta Balletshofer, HR manager at Organon, and Prof. Helmut Krcmar.
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TUM Talk at Campus Heilbronn

Tracking down the myth of a shortage of skilled workers

Across Germany, companies are complaining about the shortage of skilled workers and are looking for strategies to position themselves for the future. The exchange between science and business at the fourth TUM Talk at the Campus Heilbronn showed which challenges neither companies nor politics and society can avoid.

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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


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