Teaching and 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.

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Teaching Methods

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.

Awards and Competitions

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

Dialogue on Teaching

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.

Quality Management

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

Training for Teaching

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

Internationalization Language Services

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

Contact Quality Management

TUM Center for Study and Teaching
Quality Management

Arcisstr. 19
80333 München


Contact ProLehre

ProLehre | Media and Didactics
Barer Str. 19
80333 München

E-Mail: infospam prevention@prolehre.tum.de


Handouts, guides, and templates: documents on teaching and QM.


News: Teaching and Learning

TUM President Prof. Thomas F. Hofmann, Professor of Computer Science Prof. Manfred Broy, Friedrich L. Bauer's widow Hildegard Bauer, sculptor Ubbo Enninga, donor Ernst Denert, TUM President Emeritus Prof. Wolfgang A. Herrmann and Prof. Markus Schwaiger, President of the Bavarian Academy of Sciences and Humanities, next to the bust of Friedrich L. Bauer.
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Father of informatics in Germany

TUM commemorates Prof. Friedrich L. Bauer

The Technical University of Munich (TUM) is marking the centenary of the birth of Prof. Friedrich L. Bauer, who held the university’s first informatics chair. A bust has now been officially unveiled outside the lecture hall named in his honor in the building of the TUM School of Computation, Information and Technology in Garching. Prof. Bauer made decisive contributions toward establishing informatics as a scientific field. With ALGOL 60, he also laid the foundations for modern programming languages.

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Group photo of the TUM students participating in the EuroTeQ Collider 2024 in a lecture hall.
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Students face real-world challenges at the EuroTeQ Collider

Creating sustainable networks

Creating connections with each other and our environment, strengthening them, and using them to drive the sustainability transformation – that's the aim of the fourth EuroTeQ Collider. In this EU-funded program, more than 60 TUM students recently tackled real-world problems from the business world. Three teams were particularly convincing and will now meet the project groups from the other EuroTeQ partner universities at the EuroTeQaThon in Paris. 

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A group of students taking part in a course in a TUM lecture hall.
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AI, data, sustainable agrosystems

New degree programs starting in the winter semester 2024/25

State-of-the-art teaching is didactically innovative, methodically sophisticated – and changing constantly. After all, when the world evolves, teaching that enables us to understand it needs to evolve too. The degree programs taught at TUM reflect this. Thus, in the winter semester 2024/25, additional programs dedicated to crucial issues of our time, such as artificial intelligence, big data, and food security, will be added to the portfolio.

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Prize for Excellence in Teaching and Certificates of Honor for Excellence in Teaching awarded

Award-winning didactics at TUM

Authentic, responsible, and courageous: lecturers have to bring their whole personality to bear to not only pass on course content to students but to enable them to immerse themselves in a fascinating world of knowledge. Around 6,000 teachers at the Technical University of Munich face this challenge daily. Eight of them have now received special recognition with the Prize for Excellence in Teaching from the Free State of Bavaria and the Certificate of Honor for Excellence in Teaching.

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On stage: students creating a new civilization as part of the project week "Hitchhiking through the galaxy"
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Project week with the TUM Center for Culture and Arts

A week at the theater

We joined students during a project week at the TUM Center for Culture and Arts as they gained behind-the-scenes insights at the Münchner Kammerspiele and staged their own science fiction play.

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