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Exchange and best practice for lecturers from all disciplines

This is precisely the point where the next Summer Teaching Forum comes in. It will will take place on Tuesday, 11 May, registration is still possible. Here, lecturers from all disciplines can exchange ideas, develop visions together and discuss best practices in university didactics.

Informatics lecturer Dr. Stephan Krusche also values this exchange. In 2020, he was awarded the Ars legendi Prize for his digital teaching.

„Corona has pushed digital teaching and online exams. In the future, we will still return to meet and network on campus and offer hybrid teaching formats. Innovative and interactive teaching existed before Corona. The framework may have changed, but the joy of teaching remains, also with digital formats.”— Dr. Stephan Krusche, Department of Informatics

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What is good teaching in the virtual space?

At the current summer forum on 11 May, the focus will be on combining online teaching with on-campus courses, electronic exams, and how to design good teaching in the virtual space.


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Aid Programs at TUM for Our Community Members Affected by War in the Ukraine

Call for Donations for Students and Scholarships for Researchers

The war in the Ukraine has plunged countless numbers of people into adversity. We at the Technical University of Munich (TUM) stand in solidarity with those affected and are thus launching two aid programs of our own. These programs are intended for researchers from the Ukraine and affected TUM students.

Campus news President
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Not to be missed: Service for students

Dates, offers and suggestions

Learn languages in the summer semester, become a buddy for international guests, find learning partners via app: Current offers, dates and ideas for our students.

TUMi President Lukas Heddendorp
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International life on the TUM campus

For a good start in Munich

Those who come to TUM from abroad can expect a warm welcome. In conjunction with the university, the student association ESN TUMi München offers a more wide-ranging program than any other university in Germany. President Lukas Heddendorp, who is studying for a masters degree in informatics, has plenty of experience as a foreign student.

Campus news Studies
Adrian Heider and Jonathan Bauer (right) from the Green Office Straubing of TUM
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Green Office at TUM Campus Straubing

Pioneering sustainability initiatives in Lower Bavaria

Bringing greenery to offices, setting up a recycling center or installing water fountains: Jonathan Bauer and Adrian Heider have a lot of ideas on ways to integrate ecological and social sustainability into campus life. For the past four years, the two students have led the Green Office at Campus Straubing – the first of its kind at any TUM location.

Sustainability Campus news Studies
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Start-up "DeepDrive" builds platform with integrated electric drive technologies

Plug-and-play meets the electric car

Developing new electric car models is complicated and expensive. The founders of the start-up DeepDrive, which began at the Technical University of Munich (TUM), want to change that: The modular platforms they have developed with integrated batteries and highly efficient in-wheel motors include drive system, steering, brakes and chassis. Manufacturers can use these platforms as a basis for quickly building new models and bringing them to market.

Mobility Sustainability Entrepreneurship
Students at TUM's Department of Sport and Health Sciences in the new building in the Olympiapark Munich
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From March 14 to 18, 2022, TUM's Study Info Days will take place

Information and advice for prospective students

What are the prerequisites to study successfully? What career prospects do fields of study open up for me? How do I find an apartment at my place of study? Anyone looking for the right university and the right degree program for them has many questions. At TUM's annual study orientation event they can find answers. The next Study Info Days will take place online from March 14 to 18.

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Poetry slammer Marcel Schneuer
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Champion slam poet Marcel Schneuer

“I’d like to be successful, but not famous”

Marcel Schneuer, who is studying Politics & Technology at TUM, is the Thuringia state poetry slam champion. How much time should he put into his hobby? Is there a job where he can combine both worlds – poetry slams and politics?

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