Previous Newsletter (before October 2012)

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  • Double cohorts of school-leavers:

    New lecture halls are completed

    Hörsaalgebäude (Außenansicht)
    Now the interim lecture halls on the Garching campus have been inaugurated, they will be taken into use immediately! The two new halls can accommodate 450 and 280 students respectively. This building is just one of many measures undertaken by TUM to cope with the considerable influx of undergraduates due to the double cohorts of secondary school-leavers.
  • "TUM:Agenda Lehre“:

    More than 16 million euros for tuition models and commitment

    Studierende in Vorlesung
    Better conditions for students and higher teaching standards: TUM is delighted to have been allocated about 16 million euros for the „TUM:Agenda Lehre“ (=TUM Teaching Agenda) project as from the winter semester 2011/12. This money will be used to fund numerous individual measures which will benefit all students. There are several measures designed to promote the culture of learning and teaching at the TUM.
  • TUM’s new CIO:

    “Good time management is vital”

    Portrait Hans Pongratz
    Hans Pongratz is TUM’s new CIO (Chief Information Officer). Aged 32, he is the youngest Senior Vice President the University has ever elected. He studied here and has a diploma in Informatics. What exactly does a CIO do? What does he want to achieve for TUM’s students? And what advice can he give them as regards their studies? Verena Meinecke interviewed Hans Pongratz.
  • TUM University Library:

    The place for your information needs

    Student mit Laptop vor Bücherregal
    The University Library with its 10 branch libraries offers access to an extensive collection of printed and electronic media that will support you in your studies. There is a range of workshops where we show you how to find and use these resources effectively.
  • Not to be missed:

    Seminars, lectures and competitions

    Schriftzug "Erfolg" und Holzleiter
    MasterTUM Info Fair 2011, Men and women stand up for themselves in day-to-day (university) life – an interactive gender workshop, TUM Career Week – “Time for your Career” 5-day event, Learning skills: Learning to learn, Series of talks on "Professional IT operations" at the LRZ, “The Future of Healthcare”: student competition at Siemens Healthcare, “Henkel Innovation Challenge” student competition, Online ideas competition “Shaping the Uni” (UniGestalten)