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.

  • Student representative Olivia:

    “Studying in Straubing has potential”

    Straubinger Studentin der ersten Stunde: Olivia schätzt unter anderem das gute Betreuungsverhältnis. (Foto: Wissenschaftszentrum Straubing)
    As of the winter semester, there will be three new courses of study at the TUM Campus in Straubing: TUM-BWL with a focus on Renewable Resources, Chemical Biotechnology, and Biomass Technology. Olivia got to know the campus right from the start. The student representative offers a first insight into what future students can expect at the new Campus.
  • New beach volleyball facilities at the ZHS:

    Tanja Koch serves

    TUM-Studentin Tanja Koch tritt bei den Deutschen Hochschulmeisterschaften im Beachvolleyball 2017 an. (Foto: Der geilste Club der Welt)
    The German University Championships (“Deutsche Hochschulmeisterschaften”) in beach volleyball will be taking place at the new facilities of the ZHS in the Olympiapark – from July 10 to 12. Tanja Koch and Nadine Raß will be taking part together. Tanja, who is a student at the TUM School of Management, tells us why she is already looking forward to the event.
  • Queer-Representative Max Nitze:

    TUM at Christopher Street Day

    "Exzellenz ist bunt": Queer-Referent Max Nitze organisiert einen Wagen für TUM-Studis für den Münchener CSD. (Foto: Maren Willkomm)
    In many large cities, Christopher Street Day is celebrated with huge parades and peaceful demonstrations against the discrimination and exclusion of lesbians, gays, bisexuals, and transgender persons. In Munich, there will be a huge parade through the city center as well – and more than 100 groups will be taking part. This year, there will be a wagon with TUM-students for the first time. Max Nitze, the TUM’s Queer-Representative, explains why it is so important to take part.
  • “Stay dry while crossing the campus”:


    Will die TUM nicht im Regen stehen lassen: David Wei von der Jungen Akademie. (Foto: Maren Willkomm)
    A student group of the TUM’s “Junge Akademie” has started a new project based on the idea of (car-)sharing – but focusing on “umbrella sharing”. David Wei met up with us to tell us more about the unusual project and what is behind it.
  • TUM Mentoring:

    “Every meeting is an enrichment”

    Studentin Luisa Frank hat vom Mentoring-Programm der TUM sehr profitiert. (Foto: Maren Willkomm)
    Who hasn’t wondered how life should go on after completing a course of study? There are experienced TUM alumni who are willing to act as mentors and try to find answers to questions like this. They support their mentees – as good listeners, as sparring partners, and as consultants. Luisa Frank was able to experience this as well.
  • Wireless surfing at TUM:

    Check eduroam WLAN configuration

    With smartphone and laptop wirelessly into the Internet - this is at the TUM quick and easy with the eduroam WLAN. The IT Servicecenter is now encouraging all members of TUM to check the installation of the eduroam WLAN service on their mobile devices.