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Corona Blues? No thanks!
Start the new semester – mentally healthy and motivated
In these times, it is more important than ever to pay attention to your own resources and to recharge your batteries. During the "TUM4Mind Digital Awareness Week Mental Health" from May 3 to 7, 2021, we will give you some ideas on how to do that.
University group at TUM School of Life Sciences provides information on vaccinations
Facts against fake news
"People should be enabled to make informed decisions," says Katharina Tartler, founder of the university group "VACCtion". The team provides scientifically proven information to those who are skeptical or uncertain about vaccinations. The online lectures are particularly in demand at schools.
An environmental lifeguide for everyday life in Munich
"Feel your own weight"
Three Shetland ponies weigh about 617 kilos. That's how much waste we produce per capita in Germany every year. The environmental departments of the student councils of TUM and the LMU have compiled 40 pages to explain "in a nutshell" how students can live and reside in Munich in a sustainable manner.
Luis Wiedmann on the TUM Presidential Student Lunch
The magnifying glass alone is useless
A rare opportunity to talk face to face with the President of our university, to exchange opinions and ideas, to ask questions… that's what the TUM Presidential Student Lunch offers. Recently, it took place digitally because of the pandemic. Luis Wiedmann was one of the participants.
A fixed-wing aircraft to transport a defibrillator
Taking off together
A total of 59 students from 21 nations are working together to build a vertical takeoff electric-powered drone, with the aim of saving lives. The members of the Horyzn group were not discouraged by the Corona restrictions.
New course format
More Innovation and Interdisciplinarity with Plug-in Modules
Providing students with, among other things, particularly innovative and interdisciplinary content, independent of the curricula of their respective degree programs – this is what the new plug-in modules are all about. They will be offered from the summer semester of 2021 and will be continuously expanded.
New course program of the University Library
Your Upgrade in Research, Citation and Reference Management
Are you uneasy how to find literature quickly and efficiently? Do you have questions about techniques of academic work or do you need help with reference management software? The library offers courses for exactly these challenges.
Living in the city centre
Promotion of excellence in the Oskar von Miller Forum
A 10-minute walk to TUM – a luxury for scholarship holders of the Oskar von Miller Forum. The meeting center with a focus on the topic of building and construction does not only offer exciting lectures and exhibitions, but also a living space in the middle of Munich.
Not to be missed
Deadlines, dates, service
In the second round of the "COVID-19 Lectures", Researchers of TUM and the Universitätsklinikum rechts der Isar aim to shed light on the pandemic from the perspective of their respective specialist fields.