Technical University of Munich (TUM)

With around 650 professorships, 52,000 students and 12,000 employees, the Technical University of Munich (TUM) is one of the world’s strongest universities in terms of research, teaching and innovation. Its range of subjects includes computer science, engineering, natural and life sciences, medicine, mathematics, economics and social sciences. It acts as an entrepreneurial university and sees itself as a global marketplace of knowledge.

Around 70 start-ups are founded at TUM every year. It is represented worldwide with the TUM Asia campus in Singapore and offices in Brussels, Mumbai, Beijing, San Francisco and São Paulo. Nobel Prize winners and inventors such as Rudolf Diesel, Carl von Linde and Rudolf Mößbauer have conducted research at TUM. It was recognized as a University of Excellence in 2006, 2012 and 2019. In international rankings, TUM is regularly named the best university in the European Union.