Do carebots care? AI for whom? Will the market deliver? In the new online course AI Ethics: Global Perspectives, 20 experts from various disciplines and countries explore ethical questions arising with the development of artificial intelligence. The lecture series, available free of charge to all, was created by the TUM Institute for Ethics in Artificial Intelligence, the New York University and the Global AI Ethics Consortium.
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
The semester begins – and the campus is empty, in the middle of Munich. Studies are possible, but mostly only from home, and it has been that way for more than a year now. Five TUM students tell us how they experience this time. Some of their experiences are similar, others are very different. One thing they all have in common: a longing for normality after Corona.
Students at the Technical University of Munich (TUM) have given their university an excellent report card. For the rankings of the Center for Higher Education (CHE), they evaluated many different aspects of the study experience. TUM was among the leaders in every ranked subject area.
A sustainable campus: to transform this ideal into something more concrete than a vision for the future, a committed group of students is breaking new ground – literally, and right in front of the Audimax in Munich. With "Plant a Seed" they want to turn the university into a seedbed for green growth. A participatory initiative in which teaching, research and active dialog on central issues of our society go hand in hand. And the raised beds on campus are just the beginning.
From interactive exhibitions to online content for children in lockdown: Jürgen Richter-Gebert strives to make abstract mathematical content visible, audible and easy to grasp. For his outstanding science communication, the DFG (German Research Foundation) and the Stifterverband have selected the Professor of Geometry and Visualization at the Technical University of Munich (TUM) as the winner of the Communicator Award 2021.