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Dear students, we are just moving our newsletter to www.tum.de. Previous issues can be found in MyTUM portal: http://portal.mytum.de/ccc/newsletter/studierende/index_html

  • Tuition fees:

    “The chances of the petition are good”

    Portrait Franziska Traube
    Franziska Traube is the new Student Representative for the TUM’s Senate and Supervisory Board. It has been quite a long time since a woman last represented the students in the two main university bodies. Her main interests are the tuition fees and the referendum 2013. The fact that the semester ticket is to be introduced may be of help, she says. TUMstudinews was able to talk to her.
  • Academicus 2012:

    The winners of the TUM ideas competition

    Acrylfigur Academicus
    The ideas competition "Academicus 2012" is about actively improving teaching and learning conditions at the TUM. In summer, all of our students, staff, researchers, professors and alumni were able to submit their ideas and suggestions. Now the winners were picked.
  • Students develop climber:

    An elevator into space

    Space Elevator mit Student
    An elevator that covers a distance of 40,000 kilometers and reaches into space? TUM students are working on the realization of this vision too. It might soon be possible to transport astronauts and materials into orbit by means of elevators instead of expensive space shuttles or rockets. The WARR student team is working on so-called space elevators that are supposed to go up in the sky on long ropes. 
  • Video information:

    New terminals in the University Library

    Infosäule in der UB
    Have you already seen the info-terminals in the Branch Library Main campus, the Branch Library Chemistry and in the Branch Library Weihenstephan? They are round, colored blue and white and are half-open. Anyone who dares to step inside will find a service facility that is brand new to Bavaria: video information.
  • IT Security:

    What makes a good password?

    Rechner mit Kettenschloss
    The use of computers and IT services harbors certain risks. There are a few tricks to help you to steer clear of security pitfalls, however. Reliable log-in data and passwords are of particular importance.
  • Student Project Survey:

    TUMbikesharing and TUMsocial

    Logo Junge Akademie
    Take part and win a great price. How? Just take part in two surveys.Students of TUM: Junge Akademie have started two projects and need your help. It only takes five minutes. Every opinion is important and for each 100th reply there will be a surprise package from TUM-Shop.
  • Studying abroad:

    Apply for ERASMUS now

    Studenten am Strand
    It’s so easy to study abroad: Until January 15, 2013, TUM students can once more apply to take part in the ERASMUS exchange program. More than 300 partner universities in Europe are offered.