A World of Opportunities – as a Postdoc at TUM
Postdoc researchers at Technische Universität München (TUM) will find an inspiring research environment coupled with excellent back-up services. We offer our young scientists a family service, professional assistance when applying for external funds and further training and careers programs. Find out more about what we can do for you!
Visit Germany’s top technical university for one week – with all costs covered by the Postdoc Mobility Fellowship. You will get to meet some exceptional academics and explore the research facilities at TUM. At the end of your stay, you could be offered a TUM University Foundation Fellowship to carry out your research at TUM. Apply here
Fellowship Global Transformations
The Visiting Post-Doc Fellowship in Global Transformations is offered by TUM School of Governance and Bavarian School of Public Policy. Between October 2018 and March 2019 it allows post-docs of all relevant disciplines a stay for research and teaching on political aspects of environmental, political, social and technological transformations on a global scale. Announcement and application (PDF, 100 kB)
Make the most of our services
TUM offers an excellent support infrastructure to support your research, your family life and further training aspirations. We offer all this so that you are free to unfold your full academic creativity.
TUM Talent Factory
For every stage of the postdoc process, the TUM Talent Factory provides tailored services. These include assistance when applying for scholarships as well as when writing or filling out funding applications. TUM Talent Factory
Services for Families
TUM's Family Service can help you find the right child care and schools in Munich, also advising you on how to balance family and career. In addition, it can offer you support if you are caring for a dependent relative. Family Service
ForTe: Raising External Funds
Would you like to market your invention? Are you looking to raise external funds? Then talk to TUM ForTe – TUM's dedicated office for research promotion and technology transfer into society. TUM ForTe
We can support your personal development goals with a range of training programs. These are designed to improve your teaching and managerial skills and broaden your academic horizons. Improve your leadership skills, work/life balance or academic writing skills. Talent development
This is where TUM postdocs carry out their research
TUM's 14 departments offer a broad range of subjects, regularly powering TUM to the top of international ranking lists as German’s best technical university. Research at the TUM Faculties
Postdocs are among the scientists looking for solutions for major challenges of the future in TUM’s four Integrative Research Centers – including the TUM Institute for Advanced Study (TUM-IAS).
These interdisciplinary research projects funded under the Excellence Initiative. TUM is the host university of the “Origin and Structure of the Universe” cluster. Excellence Clusters
Postdocs head up interdisciplinary teams of doctoral candidates at the International Graduate School of Science and Engineering (IGSSE). This is a great way for postdocs to find their feet in the world of academic research. International Graduate School of Science and Engineering
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Support for relocation and integration in Munich comes from TUM's Welcome Center. Questions on the tax system, insurances or if you need a visum? The team and their website will make things clearer. Welcome Center