With its model as "The Entrepreneurial University," the Technical University of Munich is committed to the principle of competitive excellence. TUM yields fundamental research results in market-oriented innovation processes and inspires an entrepreneurial spirit in all university areas. It initiates growth-oriented employee start-ups and supports them through non-bureaucratic measures until they achieve successful market positions. Our entrepreneurial activities are consistently geared towards taking the European lead in the foundation of technology start-ups from scientific fields.
The variety and diversity of individual talents are particularly valued by the Technical University of Munich. The culture of appreciation within the university "family" contributes significantly to our value added. We actively promote equality between men and women. Consequently, we pursue the goal of being Germany's most attractive technical university to women, and we invest in the reconciliation of family and work as a family-oriented university.The "family" of the Technical University of Munich profits from the mutual support and networking of its members across disciplines, nationalities, and generations. It globally connects the enthusiasm and intellectual curiosity of students, the creative spirit of graduates, and the life experience of alumni. It values the expertise of its TUM EMERITI OF EXCELLENCE and their active participation as helpful advisors.
The Technical University of Munich seeks dialogue with the public. Society should know what we are doing for our future in science and technology. We also want to know what society expects of us.