Open Day Campus Garching October 3 2024

Discover and try things out: We invite you to experience research up close for a whole day.

Aerial view of the Garching research campus in 2021.

Come to the Garching research campus and experience science in lectures, hands-on activities, guided tours and much more. Whether young or old, there are numerous activities for every one on this day: students, staff and external guests. In addition to TUM, many other research institutions such as the Max Planck and Fraunhofer Institutes will be taking part in the day of action.

Save the date

Address and directions

  • Underground: Garching-Forschungszentrum
  • Bus: Ludwig-Prandtl-Str.; Boltzmannstr.; Garching-Forschungszentrum; Technische Universität; MVV timetable information
  • Car: A9, exit Garching-Nord

Participating institutes

Around 25 research institutions are taking part in the open day. Here you can see a selection of our university’s participating institutes. Please check the respective institute websites to find out whether registration is necessary for individual program items.


Do you have questions? Contact our organisation team:

Further information

You can get an overview of the campus and the action day program on the Garching research campus website (in Geman).

Germany-wide action day on October 3

Open Day with the Mouse 2024

We are also taking part in the nationwide "Doors open with the Mouse" campaign day: some of our open day programmes take place as part of the Mouse Door Opener Day. But don't worry if these dates are already fully booked: There's a lot more to discover for young researchers on the Garching campus on October 3 – no registration required.

More on the WDR action day and registration

To bridge the waiting time: further events on the topic of research

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Festival on Ludwigstraße

Zamanand: Street Science and more

  • Saturday, 6/1/2024 - Sunday, 6/2/2024

Event location

Public event

Visit us at Munich's big street festival "Zamanand" in the heart of the city and immerse yourself in the world of science. With around 200,000 visitors in one weekend, this festival is the ideal place to meet people from different backgrounds and interests. Be a part of it! Expect a varied program of short talks and plenty of space for direct dialog with researchers.

StreetScience: Meet researchers from the TUM

Come to the tent of our Young Academy and get to know researchers from our university over two days. They will report on their everyday lives and provide answers to exciting research questions: How to survive on Mars, what chemicals do in our bodies, or how we need to transform our cities for sustainable development. Complete program 1st/2nd June

SDG-Stage of BR Puls: Where wildlife welcome

On June 2, 4:15 pm, we will be on the SDG stage of BR Puls. Throughout the festival, there will be live podcasts, discussions, workshops and many other stage performances about sustainability and urban society. Come along on Sunday afternoon and meet Dr. Fabio Sweet from the Terrestrial Ecology Research Group.

Squirrels, ladybugs or slugs: where in the city is wildlife welcome? Take the self-test with biologist Dr. Fabio Sweet. He researches where people in Munich like to encounter wild animals - and where they would rather not. This provides important insights for combining urban planning and nature conservation.