Teaching & Quality Management

Combining excellent research with excellent teaching – that is the aspiration of TUM. Teaching at our university is carried out according to the highest didactic and technical standards, oriented towards learning objectives and competency. In this way, students are introduced to scientific thinking and research in the best possible way.

Here you will find an overview of the didactic principles on which teaching at TUM is based, as well as assistance in designing courses and examinations.

At TUM, there are a variety of forums and competitions for innovative teaching formats, outstanding didactic concepts and the exchange on the latest developments.

At TUM, there are a number of regular events on the culture of teaching and learning that provide impetus for lecturing and space for discussion and exchange.

The goal of quality management is to design, establish and further develop attractive, challenging and internationally competitive degree programs.

Whether didactics, e-learning or evaluation – TUM offers a wide range of consulting and training services on all topics related to studying and teaching.

The Internationalization Language Services coordinates translations into English as well as (copy) editing, and provides the dict.tum terminology database.

Whether handouts on teaching and examinations, documents on accreditation or information on evaluation processes – here you will find all downloads related to studying and teaching.

Blog “Studium und Lehre”

Best practices from teaching, current calls for proposals, surveys and many other topics can also be found in the blog “Studium und Lehre”.

News: Teaching and Learning

  • Student with Virtual Reality glasses on
    • Research news, Studies, Teaching

    The Logistics lecture viewed through VR glasses

    An interview with student Chiara Marske and Prof. David Wuttke

    Approximately 70 students attended an entire semester of classes by Prof. David Wuttke in Virtual Reality (VR). In an interview, student Chiara Marske and the professor for Supply Chain Management talk about why they can remember the VR seminar better, what topics in the Management curriculum are a good fit for the format and when the VR glasses were distracting.

  •  In a seminar room, a female scientist explains a formula written on a whiteboard to three young colleagues.
    • Research news, Teaching
    • Reading time: 2 MIN

    Max Planck Schools are looking for new fellows

    Cognition, Matter to Life or Photonics: Researchers support outstanding young researchers

    In 2018, the Max Planck Schools were created as beacons of natural science research in Germany. They aim to bring together the most brilliant minds in three dynamic disciplines: Cognition, Matter to Life and Photonics. As a joint institution of various universities and research institutions, the Max Planck Schools train internationally outstanding young researchers who are mentored and supported by the Schools' Fellows. Researchers can now apply to become new Fellows until October 13, 2022.

  • A woman leads through a presentation in a seminar room photographed through a pane of glass. She is standing at a conference table where 7 other people are sitting. A graphic is projected on the wall.
    • Campus news, Teaching
    • Reading time: 2 MIN

    Learning to teach

    With PresenTeach, ProLehre supports young researchers as they start their teaching career

    TUM's mission is not only to enable excellent research, but also to ensure outstanding teaching. Against this background, the ProLehre | Media and Didactics team is committed to helping scientists design the didactics of their courses in the best possible way. The new PresenTeach program, which will be offered for the first time from July 25 to 29, 2022, is designed to provide targeted support to doctoral students as they enter the world of teaching.

  • Students at TUM
    • Studies, Teaching
    • Reading time: 2 MIN

    Clearing House Unterricht Academy launched

    New continuing education program for teacher training

    TUM is launching a new digital continuing education program for everyone involved in teacher training and teachers themselves. The Clearing House Unterricht Academy will enable them to deal competently with the results of educational research and include them in teacher training. In the future it will also present the state of research on topics of practical importance in the classroom. The online self-learning courses are free of charge and open to everyone.

    • Studies, Teaching

    University didactics for the talents of the future

    These are the goals TUM has set itself for the development of teaching

    A central pillar of the future concept TUM Agenda 2030 is the teaching reform, which documents the commitment of TUM to a fundamental transformation in teaching. The Technical University of Munich wants to create a framework for young talents to live out and develop their abilities, creativity and curiosity on a new level. To this end, the Technical University of Munich is questioning old habits, building new structures and developing teaching formats that transcend disciplinary boundaries.