• High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development:

    Youth delegate Rupert Heindl will be flying to New York

    Portrait Rupert Heindl
    In order to take part in the UN Commission on Sustainable Development, the German federal government is sending two young people to New York. Rupert Heindl – who is originally from Kirchdorf in the district of Mühldorf – is one of them. The TUM student was able to leave numerous other candidates behind. TUMstudinews-reporter Verena Pongratz spoke to him about his unique "sideline job".
  • Akaflieg: 90 years!

    The ups and downs of gliding

    Katja Schmid (25) studiert im 9. Semester Luft- und Raumfahrttechnik an der TUM und gehört zur Akaflieg. Seit zwei Jahren fliegt sie selbst. (Foto: Uli Benz)
    Students of the university-group "Akaflieg" have now been designing and building gliders for almost a century – and 30 prototypes have emerged since the group was founded in 1924. Soon, the current glider-project "Mü 31" will be completed. TUM student Katja Schmid was involved in the development of the glider. In the interview, she talks about the ups and downs of gliding.
  • Optimal use of energy:

    Learning can be learned

    Drei Studierende beim Lernen im Gras
    If you want to be relaxed and well prepared for your exams, try to make more of your lectures or increase your motivation for learning and studying: The university teaching team "ProLehre Lernkompetenzförderung" will support you.
  • IT-Services:

    Technology to help organize your studies

    USB-Stick auf Tastatur
    You are most probably familiar with TUMonline from applying or from registering for courses and exams. The e-learning platform Moodle is often used to view materials or to do "homework" – and most of you will probably have eduroam, the TUM's secure on-campus Wi-Fi network, installed on your smart phones.
  • Virtuelle Hochschule Bayern:

    350 courses – free of charge

    Logo Virtuelle Hochschule Bayern
    In the winter semester 2014/15, the Virtuelle Hochschule Bayern offers more than 350 courses – free of charge. It was established by the Bavarian universities and the universities of applied science to offer their students cross-university online courses.