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BayWISS-Kolleg Production Technology www.baywiss.de

Mitgliedshochschule Technical University of Munich

© Andreas Heddergott / TU Muenchen


Founded in 1868, the Technical University of Munich stretches over four large locations in Bavaria: Munich, Garching, Weihenstephan and Straubing. This is where the university’s 15 faculties and most important research institutions are located. Internationally, the TUM is now represented on four continents with its own locations. In 2002, it was the first German university to open a campus abroad in Singapore: TUM Asia. TUM offers over 170 degree courses, 48 of which are Master’s programmes in English. The range of subjects includes Medicine and Health Sciences, Engineering and Natural and Life Sciences, as well as Social Sciences. There are approx. 42,000 students enrolled. TUM places great emphasis on academic teaching. Its high quality was recognised in 2011 in the Germany-wide “Excellent Teaching” competition. The university trains its students with a focus on research, and world-renowned experts in their subject teach there.

Individual funding is provided to students in the young academy and various mentoring programmes, for instance. Over the past few years, the university has developed many courses that are tailor-made for female students. That is because the university wants to attract far more young women to natural sciences or technology. In order to support future students in their choice of study programme at any early stage, TUM offers numerous opportunities for study orientation. Students can conveniently apply for a degree via the internet.

When entering the world of work, students are supported by many former (“alumni”) and a dedicated Career Service. The top ranking in the Global Employability Ranking is testimony to the TUM’s top-quality education for both science and business. Contacts to the industry are established, among other ways, at the annual contract fair, IKOM. The university supports its students with developing their own business ideas – and with founding their own company.


Prof. Dr. Thomas F. Hofmann

Prof. Dr. Thomas F. Hofmann

The university is a member of the following BayWISS Joint Academic Partnerships:

Mobility and Transport


Production Technology



Social Change

Life Sciences and Green Technologies

Ressource Efficiency and Materials

Infrastructure, Building and Urban Development


Currently 3 professors of Technical University of Munich are active members in our Joint Academic Partnership Production Technology.

Prof. Dr. Klaus Bengler

Prof. Dr. Klaus Bengler

Technical University of Munich

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Wolfram Volk

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Wolfram Volk

Technical University of Munich

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Michael Zäh

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Michael Zäh

Technical University of Munich

Doctoral Candidates

Currently 2 doctoral candidates of our Joint Academic Partnership Production Technology are being supervised at Technical University of Munich as part of our cooperative model "Verbundpromotion".

Christian Bergner

Christian Bergner

Nuremberg Institute of Technology

M.Eng. David Rottenegger

M.Eng. David Rottenegger

Augsburg University of Applied Sciences


Zentrale Stellen, Service und Beratung

Promotionsberatung für Studierende und Absolvent*innen an der Technical University of Munich

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TUM Graduate School
Technische Universität München
Boltzmannstraße 17
85748 Garching

Press and Communications

Academic Life Long Learning

TUM Institute for Life Long Learning

Technical University of Munich

Das Ziel des TUM Institute for Life Long Learning ist die Förderung der kontinuierlichen, wissenschaftlich fundierten Weiterbildung von internationalen Berufstätigen aller Karrierestufen aus Wissenschaft, Wirtschaft und Gesellschaft in fachlichen und fächerübergreifenden Gebieten wie Management und Leadership. Durch innovative (digitale) Weiterbildungsformate und die Integration neuester Inhalte aus den Technik- und Naturwissenschaften bereitet das TUM Institute for Life Long Learning interne und externe Fachexpert*innen und Führungskräfte darauf vor, die aktuellen und zukünftigen gesellschaftlichen Herausforderungen verantwortungsvoll und effektiv bewältigen zu können.

Contact Person
Bernhard Kraus

Telephone: +49 89 28924091


Get in touch. We look forward to your questions and ideas for our Joint Academic Partnership Production Technology!

Dr. Jens Helbig

Dr. Jens Helbig

Koordinator BayWISS-Verbundkolleg Produktionstechnik

Technische Hochschule Nürnberg Georg Simon Ohm
Institut für Chemie, Material- und Produktentwicklung (OHM-CMP)
Keßlerplatz 12, Gebäude KB, Raum KB.306a
90489 Nürnberg