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.

 Studierendenvertreter Philipp Koch
04/28/2020

"The best way is to talk openly with each other"

Student representative Philipp Koch on the start of summer semester

"Dear fellow students, Who'd have thought it? This summer semester will probably differ significantly from every semester before. Instead of lectures in the lecture halls, there'll be lectures from home.

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Woman with laptop
04/28/2020

How are things in your home office?

Studying in times of Corona

University and libraries closed, studying from home, social distancing... The coronavirus presents us all with new challenges. Thus, we would like to offer support to help you get along well during the summer semester, despite the changed circumstances.

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Person working on laptop
04/28/2020

A survey by TUM4Health

Your health at home

How are things at home? This is what the researchers at the Chair of Preventive Pediatrics would like to know – and they are currently conducting a short survey. Please take part!

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TUM student Xinrui Yang
04/28/2020

TUM student Xinrui Yang

"The virus knows no nationalities"

Far away from home: TUM student Xinrui Yang is from Wuhan in China, which is currently on everyone's lips because of the coronavirus. What did she experience in Germany over the past few months? What differences did she notice between Germany and China?

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TUM student Jonas Geus
04/28/2020

A semester abroad in Israel

Jerusalem in times of Corona

For many students, the corona crisis is a great challenge. Many plans are being crossed, not only in Munich, but students who are spending a semester abroad are particularly affected. TUMstudinews reporter Sabrina Czechofsky conducted a telephone interview with TUM student Jonas Geus, who is currently studying in Jerusalem.

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Online learning
04/28/2020

eScout Academy

On(e) course towards a semester entirely online

Since mid-April it was clear: the current semester at TUM and many other universities will be purely online. But how do you digitalise the teaching at TUM virtually overnight as it has mainly been done on campus? The eScout Academy constitutes one step towards this goal.

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Empty chairs in TUM University Library
04/28/2020

TUM University library

Digital Library Services

The University Library continues to be there for you and supports online teaching to the best of its ability. Our digital services are running at full speed. Take advantage of the numerous options:

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Theresa and Amelie Stoll
04/28/2020

Olympic Games postponed to 2021

Theresa will give everything for another year

Judoka Theresa Stoll would have qualified for the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo. However, due to the corona pandemic, the Olympic Games were postponed by exactly one year. How does the competitive athlete manage to stay motivated? How will she use the time?

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TUM student Marc Sommer
04/28/2020

Hackathon "WirVsVirus"

With "Machbarschaft" in the Top 20

In the scope of the hackathon "WirVsVirus" – which took place on one weekend and was co-organized by the German government – the almost 30,000 participants developed 1,500 solutions to problems related to the coronavirus. TUM student Marc Sommer was one of them. Together with his team, with their project "Machbarschaft", he was voted among the Top 20 by a jury.

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Man with headset
04/28/2020

The support-helpline "Nightline München"

"We listen to everyone"

Relationship problems, pressure to perform, loneliness… many students are familiar with problems like this, but not everyone has someone to talk to about it. Nightline München has an open ear for everyone. The listeners are students from all fields of study. Jonas Kupfer (name changed) is one of Nightline's members of the board.

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