Technical University of Munich 

Munich (München)
Public (Technical University)
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Date of Establishment


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University Type

Technical University

Best Known For

Engineering and Technology

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The Technical University of Munich (TUM or TU Munich) is a public research university in Munich that focuses on engineering, technology, medicine, and the natural and applied sciences. Its full name is Technische Universität München. The university now has 50,000 students enrolled, with 37% of them being female and 41% being foreign. The largest campus is in Garching, with additional locations in Freising, Heilbronn, Straubing, and Singapore. Eight schools and departments make up the institution, which is also backed by a large number of research centers. TUM is your partner for lifelong learning, whether you're wanting to further your education, advance your field of expertise, or find the skills you need to implement your business ideas. There are 54 Bachelor's degree programs and 112 Master's degree programs available, with specializations in engineering, the natural and living sciences, medicine, the political and social sciences, and management. There are 65 Masters and 7 Bachelor degree programs offered in English Language TUM has more than 160 foreign relationships, ranging from cooperative research projects to global study initiatives. Top universities and institutions from Europe, the United States, Asia, and Australia are among our partners. TUM students have the chance to study abroad thanks to the Erasmus+ program and its international student exchange program TUMexchange. TUM is now ranked first in Germany according to the three most important rankings. TUM is ranked 49th overall, 19th in the world for engineering and technology, 28th in the natural sciences, and 29th in computer science according to the QS World Rankings. In those fields, it is the top-ranked university in Germany. 18 Nobel laureates and 23 Leibniz Prize winners are among its researchers and its students.

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Summer, Winter

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