Maria Matveev sees educational inequality as an enormous problem. The mathematics student has joined forces with fellow students to establish Lern-Fair, a platform to help disadvantaged pupils. It has already paired up 15,000 learning tandems – and many more volunteers are still needed.
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The Ghanaian student Gifty Baffour Awuah has a strong desire to promote intercultural understanding. This has inspired her interest in learning all she can about other healthcare systems. In recognition of her outstanding work in the Health Science master’s program at the Technical University of Munich, she has now been honored with the DAAD prize.
Prof. Dr. med. Tilo Biedermann and Dr. Nada Sissouno have been awarded the Prize for Excellence in Teaching at public universities in Bavaria. Bavarian Minister of Science and the Arts Bernd Sibler honored the physician and the mathematician at the suggestion of the Technical University of Munich (TUM).
Discuss the climate, become a research professional at the university library, do something against potential procrastination: Current offers, dates and suggestions for our students at the turn of the year 2021/22.
For cardiac arrest victims, minutes can mean the difference between life and death. It’s vital that medical emergency response teams get to them quickly, but in more remote, rural areas this can sometimes be difficult. “HORYZN” is an initiative of students at the Technical University of Munich (TUM) and has developed a remote-controlled, AI-supported rescue drone with a defibrillator on board for just such emergencies.
When they first met at the TUM Think.Make.Start young entrepreneurs program, Vladislav Samoilov and Philipp Zent quickly found common ground: they are both passionate gamers. And now they are also entrepreneurs. Their startup – called Brainsight – could revolutionize the world of playtesting.
The Technical University of Munich (TUM) concluded the university year with the gala "Dies Academicus" celebration. Against a backdrop of the central impact of Corona pandemic restrictions on university life in 2021, President Thomas F. Hofmann spoke of the fantastic successes on the part of TUM students, employees, supporters and friends. He thanked the TUM family for its enormous dedication and had special praise for the medical personnel at the TUM clinics for excellent service under an "unbelievable workload."
For almost 20 years, the Academicus has honored ideas from students, teaching staff and employees that provide creative impulses for studying, teaching and campus life at TUM. In this year's competition, the jury awarded prizes for the “Outdoor Lecture Hall”, “TUMgoesOutside”, and “Community Tables”, three proposals that aim to make TUM's campuses even more lively, colorful, and open.
Graduates of the Technical University of Munich (TUM) are in demand with companies worldwide. This is seen yet again in the latest edition of the Global University Employability Ranking, in which TUM holds the number 13 position. This places it among the top four universities in Europe.
More and more children cannot swim safely. The situation was worsened by the fact that hundreds of thousands of children were unable to attend swimming courses due to the corona pandemic. Accordingly the number of swimming tests decreased by 70 percent. In a pilot project by the Applied Sports Science Unit at the Technical University of Munich, students have now been trained to support swimming lessons in primary schools.