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To all members and friends of our universitySeason's greetings and a happy new year

We wish all students, staff members, alumni and friends of our university a Merry Christmas and a good start into the new year. At the same time, we would like to thank everyone who supported us throughout an eventful and highly successful year 2019. To all of you, a joyful holiday season and a healthy and happy 2020!



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President Thomas F. Hofmann at the Dies academicus

2019: A turbulent, eventful and highly successful year

The third success in the Excellence Initiative, a new university president, the German Future Prize for a spin-off: At today's Dies academicus the Technical University of Munich (TUM) looked back on an eventful and...

Wolfgang A. Herrmann (r.) has handed over the chain of office of the TUM President to Thomas F. Hofmann.

Leadership handover at TUM

After one of the most successful presidencies in German university history, Prof. Wolfgang A. Herrmann has made way for his successor Prof. Thomas F. Hofmann at the Technical University of Munich (TUM). At a ceremony, the...

TUM is the only technical university to place among the winners in every round since the inception of the excellence competition in 2006.

TUM remains University of Excellence

The Technical University of Munich (TUM) has secured the title "University of Excellence" for the third time in succession. As announced today by Anja Karliczek, the Federal Minister for Education and Research, the...