One of the best researched buildings of antiquity: the Cheops Pyramid. Still, its structure has not yet been investigated in its entirety. Using non-destructive testing methods, doctoral student Johannes Scherr took a closer look at the inside of the pyramid. For us he wrote down his experiences:
Studying at the Technical University of Munich
The Technical University of Munich (TUM) combines top-class facilities for cutting-edge research with unique learning opportunities for 45,356 students. The spectrum of disciplines represented at the university includes medicine, engineering, the natural and life sciences, as well as political and social sciences and management. It is one of the biggest technical universities in Germany and one of eleven German Universities of Excellence.
Current Information – Coronavirus SARS-CoV-2
- Hygiene concept: FFP2 mask required, free quick and self-tests and more:www.tum.de/en/corona/studies
- The application deadlines for undergraduate programs (bachelor's degrees and teaching degree), which regularly end on July 15, will be extended once for the winter semester 2021/22 until July 31, 2021.
- As a rule, courses will be conducted in digital form. Please take note of the preconditions to participate in exams or practical courses on campus during the COVID-19 pandemic.
- To counter the effects of the pandemic, examination and other deadlines are extended for the summer semester 2021.
- Due to the current situation with the coronavirus SARS-CoV-2, please contact our service points and other offices by email or by telephone.
- Please follow the instructions regarding notification if you develop corona symptoms, have been tested positive respectively have had contact with a person tested positive, or have entered the country from a risk area. Detailed information can be found at www.tum.de/corona.
- Please note: For the winter semester 2021/22, Corona-related special regulations do no longer apply.
Please be sure to check our info-website on current measures regularly for updates.
News from the Campus
What are our values? What matters most to us, what do we want to achieve? The TUM VALUES campaign explores and provides examples of the personal attitudes and values that are brought to life at TUM – what drives and inspires the people here, what gives them strength and makes them happy, and what means most to them.
On July 6, 2021 all students and most employees (see below) of TUM are called to vote. In order to further limit the spread of Covid-19, it is recommended to make use of vote-by-mail. Ballots can be requested until June 22.
How can we make our degree programs interdisciplinary? What new topics can we take up? In short: How can we become even better? These are the central questions of the student survey at TUM. Every two years, the university calls on its students to describe their own experiences and pass on their opinions.
Two innovative Technical University of Munich (TUM) teaching projects are to receive millions of euros in funding from Germany's "Stiftung Innovation in der Hochschullehre" (Innovation in Higher Education Teaching). The hyteQ project will develop and implement modern hybrid teaching formats combining on-campus teaching with Educational Technology. The alliance project QUADIS will serve to intensify collaboration on university didactics among Bavarian universities.