TUMcampus: our campus magazine

TUMcampus is the university magazine of TUM. It offers insights into campus life, higher education policy, teaching and research, and entrepreneurship. And it shows the people behind TUM. Four times a year, in German. The latest issues of the magazine.

 President Thomas F. Hofmann (right) talks in an interview about the first steps in the new Excellence Strategy competition.

TUMcampus magazine issue 2/2024

„Creating something new together“

In this issue, we talk to University President Thomas F. Hofmann about the first success in the new round of the Excellence Strategy competition and how creativity and progress are linked. And we accompany students on a very special course - in the theater instead of the lecture hall. In addition: Professors learn how good leadership works in the Faculty@TUM continuing education program of the TUM Institute for LifeLong Learning. Two of them report on how this has changed the way they work with their team.

Researchers at the Walther Meißner Institute
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TUMcampus magazine issue 1/2024

The Dawning of the Quantum Age

Join us on a journey into the world of quantum physics, where researchers are developing fast quantum computers and highly sensitive sensors. We also introduce a founding team that wants to produce sustainable and climate-friendly building materials from hops. And Vice President Alexander Braun explains in an interview, how TUM is becoming a data-driven university.

The head of the TUM University Library Caroline Leiss sits with a laptop

“TUMcampus” Magazine Issue 3/2023

A librarian with a passion

She has a passion for her job: the new head of the TUM University Library, Caroline Leiss. In this issue you can also get to know architect Jeannette Kuo, who is researching sustainable building materials. Or read an interview with Enkelejda Kasneci about how ChatGPT can lead to greater educational equity. Also in the issue: statistician Emmanuel Owiredu Odame, who came to TUM from Ghana with the TUM.Africa Talent Program to research jet lag syndrome.

Hui Qi Yeo (l.) and Andrea Spaccasassi are researching new technologies at TUMCREATE to produce protein-rich food from soy plants and algae for the high-tech metropolis of Singapore.

“TUMcampus” Magazine Issue 2/2023

Proteins for a megacity

This issue looks at how TUM researchers in Singapore are currently developing alternative protein sources which could secure sustainable nutrition for people living in the megacities of the future. In an interview Werner Lang, TUM's new Vice President Sustainable Transformation, talks about his plans for our university. And we'll show you how researchers are using Digital Twins and cybersecurity strategies to shape the industry of the future. Also: A look inside a secret chamber of the Cheops pyramid.

Campus news
Student Michaela Benthaus in a wheelchair.

“TUMcampus” Magazine Issue 1/2023

The sensation of weightlessness

Student Michi Benthaus is training to make her dream of space flight a reality - and she has already experienced weightlessness. Read more in this issue. We also report on research at TUM into multiple sclerosis and look at where data science, machine learning and artificial intelligence come together at our university. And: join online editor Andreas Schmidt on a trip to Singapore to learn about the TUM Asia campus.

Campus news
Eine Frau mit einer VR-Brille steht vor einem Bildschirm.

“TUMcampus” Magazine Issue 4/2022

Lectures with VR glasses

In this issue we look at the many different digital learning formats that complement in-person lectures and seminars at TUM. Also featured: a journey to the birthplace of lager beer in the Caucasus region. A climate risk map indicating threat levels for forests. And a report on the spirit of optimism at the first TUM Sustainability Day.

Campus news
[Translate to English:] Vier Stueirende sprinten in einer der größten neuen Sporthallen.

“TUMcampus” Magazine Issue 3/2022

Health and sports under one roof

We have opened one of the world’s most advanced facilities for health and sports sciences in the Munich Olympic Park. Also in the magazine: smart sensors for sustainable agriculture. And we had a lot to celebrate: the 20th anniversary of our Singapore campus and the TUM School of Management as well as our summer concerts.

Campus news
Masterstudentin Franziska Zhu bei einem Aufenthalt mit TUMexchange in China 2017

“TUMcampus” Magazine Issue 2/2022

“Science thrives on connections to the world”

The key theme of this issue: internationalism. Our university brings together people from all over the world to generate new knowledge and create solutions for the problems of our time – whether they are working at our location in Mumbai, India, participating in our research for the global south, or attending our virtual European campus of the EuroTeQ universities. See our report here.

Campus news
Die Umweltingenieurin Laura Franke forscht im Bereich Gebäudetechnologie und klimagerechtes Bauen am Department of Architecture der TUM School of Engineering.

“TUMcampus” Magazine Issue 1/2022

“We keep reinventing ourselves”

With the transition from departments to schools, TUM has undertaken a unique structural reform. Four of the seven schools are up and running. This issue features an update. Other topics: the inextricable links between values and technology. And: international victories by TUM teams with the fastest tunnel boring machine in Las Vegas and in autonomous motor races in Indianapolis.

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