Academicus - Making Ideas Visible

TUM is proud of its record of excellence - and wants to improve even further. This is why Academicus - the TUM ideas competition - challenges all members of TUM, from freshmen to professors, employees and alumni, to hand in their ideas. 

Academicus 2017 Award Ceremony

Image: Andreas Heddergott / TUM

As part of an event in the Vorhoelzer Forum, Prof. Dr. Gerhard Müller, Senior Executive President for Academic and Student Affairs, presented the 2017 Academicus laureates with their official trophy. At the same time, the progress concerning the implementation of the ideas was presented to the audience. 

Winners of Academicus 2018

Once again we have received a staggering amount of ideas. Every single one was appraised and discussed by our jury. 

In the end the jury has chosen four ideas, which are both innovative, creative and viable - and will hopefully contribute to make studying at TUM even better.

Idea: Tafeldiener

by: Johann Kollmannsberger, employee

Description: Item of furniture to help organize the writing utensils in the lecture halls

Idea: TUMliving

by: Daniel Auer, student

Description: Extension of the TUM housing and accomodation database 

Idea: Create awareness for psychological stress

The jury has decided to acknowledge the impulse to create more awareness for psychological stress by awarding a joint prize to 

Idea 1 MindOut!

by: Viviana Ghiglione, employee

Idea 2: DeStress Students

by: Dr. Helena Stöckle, employee

Idea 3: Meditation and You

by: Anirban De, Alumnus