Support for Researchers: Funding, Advice and Much More

The foundation of outstanding science is an inspiring environment and optimum general conditions for your research work: Discover our comprehensive range of advice and support services for our scientific staff, including Funding opportunities, Start-up consulting, Professional development and continuing education and much more.

Discover Research Funding and Support

Excellent research needs time and money – Learn more about funding and where you can find assistance and advice.

Take advantage of the our university's outstanding facilities and our partners to ensure the success of your research project.

Technology Core Facilities

Further central infrastructure units

Schools, Departments and Research Centers

Benefit from interdisciplinary exchange and collaboration with colleagues from other disciplines and explore the possibilities of using highly specialized technical facilities.

Bringing Technologies to Market

From cutting-edge research to your own start-up: Discover how your research could give birth to forward-looking business models which could make our lives easier, more digital and more sustainable.

  • Entrepreneurship: We support you in founding a technology company – with start-up consulting, qualification opportunities and access to financing.

  • Patents and Licenses: Receive advice and information from TUM ForTe concerning all aspects of intellectual property – Inventions, patents, software and more.

Drive Your Personal Development

We support your individual talents with targeted training and exchange programs so that you can concentrate on fully leveraging your potentials.

  • TUM Institute for LifeLong Learning: Das Institut bietet vielfältige individuelle und strukturierte Weiterbildungsangebote, um Ihre berufliche Handlungsfähigkeit zu fördern. Bilden Sie sich in fachlichen und fächerübergreifenden Gebieten wie Wissenschaftsmanagement und Leadership weiter.

Feel at Home with Us

A successful professional life includes exchange with like-minded peers and time for a fulfilling private life. Here we offer you support for family matters, living accommodations and recreation to create the best general situation.

Additional Service Offers and Facilities

Our University Library offers you fast and easy access to over 2 million printed and electronic media as well as qualified support in research projects, learning and teaching processes:

Teaching at the heartbeat of research: Teaching at our university follows the highest didactic and technical standards, based on the fundamental principle of orientation towards learning objectives and competencies. We support our teaching staff with a wide range of consulting services.

Reaching a worldwide audience with your research – with the professional media work, digital channels and high-quality magazines of the Corporate Communications Center.

We offer you advice and support in creating a professional representation of your research activities in the internet.

How Do I Request a Web Page?

Tips on Editing and Content Management

Our Corporate Design ensures a professional and uniform appearance for TUM, both externally and internally.

  • Corporate Design: Design rules for print and online content as well as templates for documents and presentations.
  • Business articles: Here you can order business cards, download letterhead and more

Your well-being is important to us! Discover the wide range of opportunities for maintaining your physical and mental health.

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