Exhibition and new books on the history of TUM

Looking back through time

The exhibition shows 15 decades of TUM.
The exhibition shows 15 decades of TUM. (Image: Andreas Wolter / TUM)

TUM’s anniversary year

What are the inventions and discoveries that have changed the world since 1868? Which renowned personalities have researched and taught at TUM over the last 150 years? What changes have taken place at the university's various locations? Find out in the exhibition "Looking back through time – 150 years of Technical University of Munich" and in five new books. The exhibition starts on April 13 in the main building of the Munich campus and will remain open until the end of the year.

The anniversary exhibition is a creation of the TUM Archive under the direction of Prof. Peter Brenner. Staff at the Chair of Architectural Informatics have developed a new presentation technology especially for the exhibition.

Opening Hours:
April 13 - December 30, 2018, on normal business days from 8:00 am - 9:00 pm (except July 6 - August 31)
Main building, matriculation hall
Arcisstraße 21, 80333 Munich

Brilliant discoverers and inventors

Five new books published by TUM.University Press also chronicle the history of TUM:

  • Brigitte Röthlein: Pioniere gestalten die Welt der Technik – 150 Jahre Forschung an der Technischen Universität München, TUM.University Press 2018
  • Martin Pabst: Köpfe der TUM – Geniale Entdecker und Erfinder aus der Technischen Universität München, TUM.University Press 2018
  • Martin Pabst: Alumni der TUM – Prägende Gestalter aus der Technischen Universität München, Verlag TUM.University Press 2018 (publication expected in or after May)
  • Technische Universität München, NS-Dokumentationszentrum München (Eds.): Die Technische Hochschule München im Nationalsozialismus, TUM.University Press 2018 (Starting May 18)
  • Wolfgang A. Herrmann (Ed.), Irene Meissner (Realization): Bauten + Kunst. Technische Universität München 1868–2018, TUM.University Press 2018

More Information:

Events in the anniversary year and research stories spanning 150 years of TUM history