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Chemistry student Nereida Abad-Yang from Imperial College London
Reading time: 6 Min.

Practical Research Experience Program at TUM (TUM PREP)

"I really felt like challenging myself"

From London to Garching: Nereida Abad-Yang is actually studying chemistry at Imperial College. She is currently doing research at TUM for nine weeks. She is taking part in the TUM PREP programme, which brings excellent international students to Munich every summer. What is it like to live and study far away?

Research Studies

Not to be missed: Service for students

Dates, offers, suggestions

Try out last minute relaxation exercises, learn about paths into journalism, explore sustainability at TUM: Current offers, dates and ideas for our students.

Campus news Studies
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An interview with student Chiara Marske and Prof. David Wuttke

The Logistics lecture viewed through VR glasses

Approximately 70 students attended an entire semester of classes by Prof. David Wuttke in Virtual Reality (VR). In an interview, student Chiara Marske and the professor for Supply Chain Management talk about why they can remember the VR seminar better, what topics in the Management curriculum are a good fit for the format and when the VR glasses were distracting.

Research Studies Teaching
TUM student Michelle Brey plays active football.
Reading time: 5 Min.

European Championships Munich 2022

“It’s all about having the courage”

Michelle Brey is studying sport science at TUM. Soon she will be interviewing top international athletes such as Gesa Krause and Timo Boll on the occasion of the European Championships 2022 taking place in Munich from August 11 to 22. With this assignment, the TUM student will take her first steps into the world of sports journalism.

Campus news Studies
Sophia Leiß and Zied Jaber from the Aesthetics Team at TUM.
Reading time: 4 Min.

Student team develops prosthetic finger

Initial contact with the world of research

Early immersion in an authentic research experience: TUM Junge Akademie (TUMJA) offers this opportunity to the best students in each annual cohort at TUM. In 2022, Team Aesthetics developed an adjustable and natural-looking finger prosthetic.

Research Studies
Metro station in Munich
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Digital data on mobility patterns in the Munich region

More people opt for bus and rail travel

The introduction of the nine-euro ticket led to changes in the mobility behavior of many people in the Munich region. A study conducted at the Technical University of Munich (TUM) shows that more than 20 percent of participants had not previously used public transportation and now take buses and trains. Around one third of the participants were making greater use of public transportation than before. The study is the only research project on the nine-euro ticket to use digital data documenting actual journeys.

Mobility Sustainability Research
Medical technology laboratory at TUM

Latest Shanghai Ranking of academic subjects released

TUM among the top 25 in five subjects

The Technical University of Munich (TUM) is among the world’s top 25 universities in five subjects and in the top 50 in two other areas. That is the result of the latest Global Ranking of Academic Subjects released by Shanghai Ranking. In remote sensing and medical technology, TUM is among the top 10.

TUM in Rankings
Start-up team at the Munich Urban Colab.
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Billion dollar start-ups launched by TUM alumni

TUM ranks sixth among Europe’s Top Unicorn Universities

Start-ups that exceed a valuation of one billion US dollars without a stock market listing are called unicorns. A new ranking posted on the “Sifted” portal now shows which universities count the most unicorn founders among their alumni. TUM ranks number 6 in Europe.

Entrepreneurship TUM in Rankings
Olympic Park in Munich
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International QS Best Student Cities rankings

Munich ranked second among the best university cities

Which city is the best for studying abroad? The QS Best Student Cities rankings cover many factors, ranging from the student experience to quality of life. Munich has once again placed number two worldwide.

Studies TUM in Rankings


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