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TUM student Olivia Mrozinski is EU Youth Ambassador for Bioeconomics.
10/25/2022
Reading time: 4 Min.

First TUM Sustainability Day on October 27, 2022

Straubing student is EU Youth Ambassador for Bioeconomy 


Olivia Mrozinski is studying towards a Bachelor's in Technology of Biogenic Resources at the TUM Straubing campus. She and two classmates recently became three of 15 EU Youth Ambassadors for Bioeconomy. Their objective is among other things to sensitize the European Commission for sustainable transformation in society and the economy.

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Sustainability Campus news Studies
10/24/2022
Reading time: 10 Min.

Not to be missed: Service for students

Dates, offers, suggestions

Go on a mathematical online puzzle hunt, get to know Japanese companies or have lunch with the TUM President: Current offers, dates and ideas for our students.

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Campus news Studies
[Translate to English:] TUM student Prathiba Devadas in Rwanda with children from Gitaraga village.
10/24/2022
Reading time: 1 Min.

Prathiba Devadas with "TU eMpower Africa" at TUM Sustainability Day

Energy, water and food supplies for Rwanda

Prathiba Devadas is from India, recently earned her Master's degree in "Sustainable Resource Management" at TUM and has already lost her heart to a small country in Africa. She established a sustainable development project for "TU eMpower Africa" in Rwanda.

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Sustainability Studies
TUM students Ophelia Wach and Vanessa Zwisele (left) collect the votes of people from 100 countries.
10/18/2022
Reading time: 1 Min.

“100 Voices – One Planet” at TUM Sustainability Day

Global impact of the climate crisis

TUM students Ophelia Wach and Vanessa Zwisele lead the student group “100 Voices – One Planet”. In this global environmental project, they are collecting the voices of 100 people from 100 countries sharing how the climate crisis impacts their lives.

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Sustainability Campus news Studies
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10/18/2022
Reading time: 3 Min.

Thousands of first semester students attend welcoming event

Welcome to TUM!

TUM welcomed its new students with a large outdoor party. TUM President Prof. Thomas F. Hofmann, the vice presidents and deans greeted the first semester students to TUM at the Garching campus. Well over 6,000 new students attended the "Welcome@TUM" celebration, which also featured live music and free beer.

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Campus news Entrepreneurship Studies President
Students at TUM
10/14/2022
Reading time: 2 Min.

12,100 students starting bachelor’s and master’s degrees

Around 50,000 students at TUM for the first time

The new academic year at the Technical University of Munich (TUM) is getting underway with thousands of talented people from all over the world. As in the previous winter semester, around 14,000 new students have enrolled in the approximately 180 degree programs offered in Munich, Garching, Freising, Straubing and Heilbronn. Total enrollment at TUM is now at a new all-time high of around 50,000 students, including 41% from abroad.

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Studies President
10/13/2022
Reading time: 3 Min.

Dieter Schwarz Foundation finances 10 additional professorships

TUM Campus Heilbronn expands: "For the Digital Age"

The Technical University of Munich (TUM) Heilbronn campus, founded in 2018, is developing into a powerhouse in the shaping of the Digital Transformation: The Dieter Schwarz Foundation (DSS) has increased its long-term commitment by including another ten professorships at the TUM School of Management and TUM School of Computation, Information and Technology. This brings the total number of professorships sponsored by the DSS at the two schools to 41.

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Campus news Research Studies Teaching President
PhD student Svenja Zösmair is COO of TU eMpower Africa.
10/13/2022
Reading time: 4 Min.

Svenja Zösmair at Sustainability Day 2022

Sustainable energy and water supply in Africa

Svenja Zösmair is a doctoral candidate at the new TUM Professorship for Family Business Culture and Ownership. Her concerns about sustainability have not only led her to completely change her diet, but also to do volunteer work on behalf of the "TU eMpower Africa" organization. She will present her project at the first TUM Sustainability Day.

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Sustainability Campus news Studies
10/12/2022
Reading time: 1 Min.

Top positions in the THE university ranking

TUM is the best university in Germany and the European Union

For the first time ever, the three most important rankings in the academic world all simultaneously rate the Technical University of Munich (TUM) as Germany's best university. TUM overtook last year's winner, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität Munich (LMU), according to a report published Wednesday by the renowned British magazine "Times Higher Education" (THE). The QS World University Ranking and the Shanghai Ranking had already rated TUM first in Germany.

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Campus news Research Studies Teaching President TUM in Rankings
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10/11/2022
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TUM Entrepreneurial Masterclass supports students

The Master's thesis as basis for founding a start-up

In the TUM Entrepreneurial Masterclass students turn their degree theses into product ideas or even their own start-ups. Today, two years after the Masterclass was launched, 56 of the almost 150 Masterclass Fellows and Alumni already work at companies they founded themselves. The current application period for the free supplementary course at the Technical University of Munich (TUM) expires on November 1, 2022.

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Campus news Entrepreneurship Studies
TUM student Friederike Suhr goes to Oxford as a Junior Visiting Scholar.
08/26/2022
Reading time: 4 Min.

GMDS Young Scientist Award and invitation to Oxford for student Friederike Suhr

Excellent bachelor thesis on global health

What is the impact of flood exposure on population health in Sub-Saharan Africa? Friederike Suhr investigated the current state of evidence in her bachelor thesis and won the 2022 Young Scientist Award for Epidemiology from the German Association for Medical Informatics, Biometry and Epidemiology (GMDS). Now she is going to Oxford as a Junior Visiting Scholar.

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