Technische Universität München (TUM) is one of Europe’s top universities. It is committed to excellence in research and teaching, interdisciplinary education and the active promotion of promising young scientists. The university also forges strong links with companies and scientific institutions across the world. TUM was one of the first universities in Germany to be named a University of Excellence. Moreover, TUM regularly ranks among the best European universities in international rankings.
The Technische Universität München orients itself scientifically, structurally, and organizationally according to the best international standards. Thus it is networked worldwide. For benchmarks it draws on international alliances with leading teaching and research institutions. With its "Emerging Field Policy," it opens up new fields of development between science and industry.
The Technische Universität München finds special worth in the variety and diversity of individual talents. A culture of appreciation within the university "family" contributes significantly to our "value added." We actively promote equal treatment of women and men. We forcefully pursue the goal of becoming Germany's most attractive technical university to women, and as a family-oriented university we invest in making family life and a professional career compatible.
Embracing the basic understanding that its duty is to serve society, the Technische Universität München is committed to innovative progress in those fields of science that promise sustainable improvements in the ways people live and live together. Out of its sense of responsibility for future generations, it has established the following interdisciplinary research areas: Health & Nutrition - Energy & Natural Resources - Environment & Climate - Information & Communications - Mobility & Infrastructure.