TUMstudinews: The Newsletter for Students

Don't miss anything: Important dates and infos for students, stories from the campus, interviews – this and more you can find in our newsletter TUMstudinews. It is published three times per semester. On this site you can subscribe and read all previous issues.

  • Birthday on film:

    150 years of TUM: a ceremonial celebration

    Mit einem Glas JubilaTUM, dem Jubiläumsbier der TUM-Forschungsbrauerei, informiert sich Bundespräsident Steinmeier beim Team WARR Hyperloop über den Stand des Projekts. (Bild: Andreas Heddergott)
    In the scope of the TUM’s anniversary celebration, Federal President Frank-Walter Steinmeier emphasized how important it is to have the courage to shape the future. In his speech on the occasion of the 150th anniversary of the university’s founding – in front of 1,200 guests at the Residenz München – Steinmeier stated that the university’s “Lust auf Zukunft” could set an example.
  • MaiTUM 2018:

    A Ferris wheel in Garching

    O'zapft is: Das maiTUM-Fest wird auch 2018 mit einem Fassanstich eröffnet. (Foto: Uli Benz)
    The student representation has been organizing May celebrations at TUM since 2015. This year, the event will take place on two days, May 3 and 4. The organizers are especially proud of the new highlight of the MaiTU festival: a Ferris wheel.
  • 150 years of TUM:

    JubilaTUM, a beer to cheer

    JubilaTUM: ein untergäriges Export-Bier mit feiner Hopfennote, das im Jubiläumsjahr hergestellt wird. (Foto: Uli Benz)
    150 years of TUM – this calls for a celebration! …of course with JubilaTUM, a special beer from our own brewery. It was developed by the most important actors of our university: the students.
  • A specially designed card game:

    “Schafkopfen” with TUM

    Oberster Trumpf: TUM-Präsident Wolfgang A. Herrmann und sein Schafkopf-Konterfei. (Foto: Andreas Heddergott)
    “Wer spuit?” “I spui mit da Schell’nsau!” The TUM’s own deck of cards for “Schafkopf” is perfect for a “Sauspiel” or for solo-games. What’s special about it is that the trump-cards – the “Ober” and “Unter” – are adorned by the faces of our President, the Chancellor, and the Vices.
  • World University Beach Volleyball Championship:

    Nina Schels' turn to service

    Mit-Organisatorin Nina Schels freut sich auf die Studi-WM im Beachvolleyball, die im Juli 2018 in München stattfindet. (Foto: Uli Benz)
    150 years of TUM: the World University Beach Volleyball Championship in July will be one of the sporting highlights of the anniversary year. The best players from 29 countries will meet up in the Olympiapark to fight for the title – in the sand. The preparations for the tournament have been going on for months. Nina Schels is a member of the organizing committee.
  • Plastic waste in the sea:

    Making the world a little bit better

    Die Meere sauberer machen: TUM-Studentin Hannah Maral (rechts) im Einsatz für Ocean Clean Up. (Foto: privat)
    Many students want to make a change in the world – and Hannah Maral  want to make the world at least a little better. After completing her Bachelor’s degree, she thus went to the Netherlands for seven months to work for a company that is pursuing an even more ambitious goal: to get rid of the plastic in the Pacific.
  • Sports shooter Carina Wimmer:

    Air pistol and small caliber

    TUM-Studentin und Sportschützin Carina Wimmer trainiert 35 Stunden pro Woche. (Foto: Uli Benz)
    Not everybody manages to combine a course of studies and competitive sports. TUM-student Carina Wimmer is a sports shooter as well as a Bachelor’s student of Health Sciences. In March, she participated in the World University Shooting Sport Championships in Kuala Lumpur. In this interview, she tells us more about her unusual pastime.